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Object ID 20003
Object Name Core
Other Name core
Material Quartzite
Description Acheulian quartzite core. Uneven spherical shape, flattened striking platform face with flakes removed from all sides. Red quartzite.
Dimensions H-7.4 W-8.5 L-7.3 cm
Date Lower Palaeolithic
Provenance Collected by Heywood Walter Seton-Karr from laterite deposits in Poondi, Tamil Nadu, India. Donated by Karr to the Leland Stanford Junior Museum in August 1908.
Culture Acheulian/Acheulean
Found Asia; India; Chennai (Madras);
Place of Origin (if different than Found) Asia; India; Chennai (Madras); Poondi
Site Name Poondi
Collector Seton-Karr, H. W.
Collection Archaeology; Asia
Search Terms Acheulean