Acheulean Handaxe

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Emma Groeneveld
by Hugo Obermaier
published on 09 December 2016

Drawing of a lanceolate biface or handaxe from the Acheulean stone tool culture (ca. 1,7 million years ago-ca. 250,000 years ago), found at San Isidro, Madrid, Spain.

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Obermaier, H. (2016, December 09). Acheulean Handaxe. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Obermaier, Hugo. "Acheulean Handaxe." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 09, 2016.

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Obermaier, Hugo. "Acheulean Handaxe." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Dec 2016. Web. 03 Feb 2023.