Stone Tool: Bifacial Cleaver


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Artifact Identification Stone Tool: Bifacial Cleaver   (1995.12.0002)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Multiple Use T&E for Materials
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Paleolithic, Acheulean, 1,000,000–250,000 BP
Culture Acheulean

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 22.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 12.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.8 cm
Weight 1329 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Quartzite
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information Light Brown (7.5 YR 6/6)

Research Remarks

Published Description

“ ... Fine for type ....” - Frederick Dosé, appraiser

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Phillipson, David. African Archaeology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. Harmer Rooke Galleries NY. Catalog, 7/31/85: # 381-383. [English, Egyptian, and West Asian examples]

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Drs. Albert V. and Marguerite Carozzi
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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