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PALAEOLITHIC LITHIC IMPLEMENT

A Palaeolithic bifacial artefact. This is an uncommon artefact, probably of Middle Acheulian date, made sometime between 400,000-200,000BC. Technically it is a bifacially flaked artefact. Originally it may have been a handaxe that was subsequently modified into a side scraper with a concave edge. It measures 93mm long, 51mm wide and weighs 109.25g. It is stained all over a terracotta brown colour …