E25 Egyptian Palaeolithic flint hand-axe £400


An oviform flint hand-axe with part of the cortex remaining on one side.

Egypt, reputedly Thebes area, Upper Palaeolithic, c. 100,000-50,000 BC

Intact as seen in the photographs

Size: 12.1 x 8.6 cms

Ex. private collection, Canada; acquired from an early to mid 20th Century collection prior.