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Object ID 20005
Object Name Cleaver
Other Name cleaver
Material Quartzite
Description Bifacially worked, Acheulian cleaver or handaxe preform in copper colored quartzite
Dimensions W-9 L-14.5 D-4.5 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