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Object ID 20007
Object Name Handaxe
Other Name handaxe
Material Quartzite
Description Acheulian biface handaxe. Brown percussion flaked quartzite, teardrop shape.
Dimensions W-9.1 L-18.6 D-4.7 cm
Date Lower Palaeolithic
Provenance Collected by Heywood Walter Seton-Karr from laterite deposits at Poondi in the Chennai region of Tamil Nadu, India. Donated by Seton-Karr to the Leland Stanford Junior Museum in April 1903.
Culture Acheulean
Found Asia; India; Tamil Nadu; Chennai; Poondi
Place of Origin (if different than Found) Asia; India; Tamil Nadu; Chennai; Poondi
Site Name Poondi
Level Surface
Collector Seton-Karr, H. W.
Collection Archaeology; Asia
Search Terms Acheulean
Acheulian
Palaeolithic