British Palaeolithic Stone Age 'Upnor' Acheulean Core 025504

British Palaeolithic Stone Age 'Upnor' Acheulean Core 025504
British Palaeolithic 'Upnor' Acheulean Core
Flint, 397 grams, 87 mm. A flint core from the known lower Palaeolithic site of Upnor in Kent, collected around 1915 from the same pit as the highly publicised Upnor Elephant which went on display in London’s Natural History Museum. Old collection inscription in black: Upnor 34. This core shows typical Acheulean style manufacture and is in a pristine state of preservation with ink inscribed collection reference number and provenance history information supplied. The flint tools of the "Acheulean" are now accepted as contemporary with the "Clactonian" industry, two separate tribes of "Homo Heidelbergensis" living at the same time but adopting different methods of tool production c. 400,000 y ago. A nice provenanced core in extremely fine condition. Provenance: ex J. Edwin Jarvis Collection; formerly in the Crompton collection.
 
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