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Object ID 20037
Object Name Handaxe
Other Name Lithic handaxe
Material Stone/Quartzite
Description Acheulean biface handaxe. Percussion-flaked quartzite.
Dimensions W-7.6 L-11.6 D-4 cm
Date Lower Paleolithic
Provenance Collected by Heywood Walter Seton-Karr from laterite deposits at Poondi in the Chennai region of Tamil Nadu, India. Donated by H. W. Seton-Karr to the Leland Stanford Junior Museum.
Culture Acheulean
Place of Origin (if different than Found) Asia; India; Tamil Nadu; Chennai; Poondi
Site Name Poondi
Collector Seton-Karr, H. W.
Collection Archaeology; Asia
Search Terms Acheulean
Chennai (Madras)
Lower Paleolithic
Tamil Nadu