LARGE Levantine Prehistoric Stone Age Flintstone Axe, Pedigreed, 5,000 - 200,000 B.C.E.

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PREHISTORIC LEVANTINE STONE AGE AXE

A Magnificent LARGE piece with mostly smooth back, 100mm X 80mm. Photo taken in artificial light does not accurately replicate color. Colors are from a peachy yellow to reddish, greyish and brownish hues.
 
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A fascinating study in its own right, we are selling a consigned group of Prehistoric blades, axes, microliths, scrapers, etc. Some pieces are of earlier jagged forms and others utilize mousterian chipping technology.

Some internet sites offering basic explanations of prehistoric tools are found here and here. For the more advanced collector, we see this interesting research paper.

Ex: Meryon collection formed 1930's - 1950's

Ex: Robinson Collection (Geneva) 1950's

Ex: Hannah Cohen collection, NY, USA 1961/1962