Seller: galerie-lithique (2,270) 100%, Location: Abilly, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 262981314096 SUPERB BIFACIAL CLEAVER Typology : Bifacial Cleaver. Material : Flint. The famous local Flintstone was formed during the Turonian period, upper Cretaceus, circa 93.5 to 89 million years. Some oddly shaped nodules are found, the larger pieces are flat. Cutting : To make this tool, Erectus used a large flint flake. Both faces show fine negative scars all around the edges. Evidence of useware is still visible along the edges and tip. Dating, hominid : This implement belongs to the Acheulean Culture (Lower Paleolithic period, circa 650 000 - 300 000 years ago), and was conceived by Homo HEIDELBERGENSIS ( European Erectus ). Origin : Found in the reknown area of the Grand-Pressigny, FRANCE ; discovered in the Creuse's riverbed, where the Flint was polished in the turmoils of the sands and waters. Sizes : 4 1/2 inches x 3 1/4 inches or 11.5 cm X 8 cm Weight : 380 g Condition : Intact ; Superb shiny Patina ! Exceptional Archaic Acheulean Collector's Piece ! Sold with certificate of authenticity !