Lot 76 (Home & Garden (Live Auction), 20th March 2018)

Sold for £1,000


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Natural History: A collection of three flint hand axes Neolithic on bronze stands the largest 20cm overall The following lots of prehistoric stone tools are made from chert with its distinctive reddish brown colouring. They are collected in the |tenere| area of the Sahara a vast tract of land between Niger Mali and Algeria. This very attractive rouge colour is typical of tools from Mali and Niger in the area where the two states meet Algeria. They are found in open sites where the weathering has made the habitations rise to the surface of the desert.