Oldowan Chopper


Emma Groeneveld
by BabelStone
published on 19 December 2016
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Chopper made from basalt by early humans between 1,8 and 2 million years ago. It belongs to the Oldowan stone tool industry, was found in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania - the place the industry is named after. Its dimensions are length: 9.29 cm; depth: 7.15 cm; height: 8.8 cm and it is on display at the British Museum in London.

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