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LARGE MUSEUM-CLASS NEANDERTHAL MOUSTERIAN FLINT HANDAXE OF INGENIOUS DESIGN FROM FAMOUS REGION IN FRANCE *M381

LARGE MUSEUM-CLASS NEANDERTHAL MOUSTERIAN FLINT HAND AXE OF INGENIOUS DESIGN FROM FAMOUS REGION IN FRANCE *M381

Overview Product Description The form and execution of this extraordinary BIFACIAL handaxe was fashioned by a Neanderthal in the MOUSTERIAN OF ACHEULIAN TRADITION (MAT). It is a much larger Mousterian example than typically seen and it features a unique grip design that demonstrates the ingenuity and thought capability of the early Neanderthals of the region. Fashioned out of flint, a portion of the natural curvy flint cobble was retained and oriented so that it became part of the grip…

Mesolithic flint tools;Mesolithic people used a wide variety of scrapers - end scrapers, side scrapers and combined scrapers, probably to turn raw hides into clothing, tents and other utilities.  Some were large and heavy - up to 10 centimetres and possibly hafted, while others were so small and delicate they could scarcely be held by adult fingers. Some were flakes that were retouched, others were made on blades (flakes more than twice as long as they are wide).

Mesolithic flint tools

Mesolithic flint tools;Mesolithic people used a wide variety of scrapers - end scrapers, side scrapers and combined scrapers, probably to turn raw hides into clothing, tents and other utilities. Some were large and heavy - up to 10 centimetres and possibly hafted, while others were so small and delicate they could scarcely be held by adult fingers. Some were flakes that were retouched, others were made on blades (flakes more than twice as long as they are wide).

paleo artifacts. From uniface blade, to scrapers and a rectangular knife.

paleo artifacts. From uniface blade, to scrapers and a rectangular knife.

First Peoples of Canada: Smoking pipes from the Canadian Museum of History | Canadian Museum of History

First Peoples of Canada: Smoking pipes from the Canadian Museum of History

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19th Century Cherokee Bear Effigy Carved Pipe Bowl

19th Century Cherokee Bear Effigy Carved Pipe Bowl

Cherokee bear effigy carved pipe bowl. Region/Tribe: North Carolina/Cherokee, circa second half of the 19th century. Material: Steatite. Dimension: L 3", W 1" x H 2". Condition: Excellent, rich surface patina, no restoration. Collection history: Brant Mackley collection, PA. References: Coe, Ralph T. Sacred Circles: 2000 Years of North American Indian Art. London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1976. (p. 81, cat # 61). Comments: A Classic finely carved figural pipe bowl depicting a life-like…

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Maori Tools, Weapons and other Artefacts

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United Kingdom,England,Cumbria,Ehenside Tarn

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United Kingdom,England,Cumbria,Ehenside Tarn

Neolithic stone axe with handle ehenside tarn british museum.

Neolithic stone axe with handle ehenside tarn british museum.

North American prehistoric Clovis people threw darts at mammoths at nearly 80 miles an hour

They wielded atlatl darts to kill prey many times their size.

Arrowhead, Neolithic period, ca. 7000–4500 b.c.  Egyptian; From the Faiyum area  Chert

Hollow-Base Projectile Point | Neolithic Period | The Met

Period: Neolithic Period. Date: ca. 7000–4500 B.C.. Geography: From Egypt, Fayum, BSAE/Caton-Thompson excavations, 1924–26. Medium: Chert. Dimensions: H...

6.5 In. Tallahatta Pickwick found in Choctaw Co., AL Tallahatta quartzite Point found by Rex Anderson near Meri...

Arrowhead Museum

6.5 In. Tallahatta Pickwick found in Choctaw Co., AL Tallahatta quartzite Point found by Rex Anderson near Meri...

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“This 10,000-year-old spear point provides evidence as to when humans arrived in North America: http://t.co/tfyQbu0mOp”

Arrowhead | Egyptian Predynastic Period, Faiyum Neolithic 5200–4000 B.C.

Arrowhead

Yellowish flint; triangular point, tang, serrated edges.

Indian Artifacts and Arrowhead Points < Son Anderson Artifacts

Indian Artifacts and Arrowheads Points from Son Anderson

Indian Artifacts and Arrowhead Points < Son Anderson Artifacts

ECUADORIAN OBSIDIAN SPEAR POINT

ECUADORIAN OBSIDIAN SPEAR POINT

Fine large monoface C.1000 BC. 3 1/2” length barbed triangular point with indented bottom tang as found on west coast US prehistoric points. One side flaked in the round and the other with large medial cleavage from attachment to the rock, with the perimeter flaked to shape. Prehistoric when a number of diverse cultures inhabited the region and mixed freely. Old cloth bandage label marked Pioter, indicating the product of a European expedition. Rare large example.