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AT067 - FINEST GRADE MIDDLE PALEOLITHIC ATERIAN FLINT TANGED POINT

$225.00
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AT067 - FINEST GRADE MIDDLE PALEOLITHIC ATERIAN FLINT TANGED POINT

$225.00
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ITEM # 
AT067
ID
Aterian Tool
FOUND
Exposed Site - Sahara Desert, NW Africa
AGE
ATERIAN:  85,000 - 30,000 years ago
SIZE
1.95" long
CONDITION
INTACT AND COMPLETE - NO REPAIR OR
RESTORATION
NOTE
BEAUTIFUL FORM - PRIMITIVE MAN'S
FIRST TANGED PROJECTILE POINT!
INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX - Actual Item - One Only
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This ATERIAN TRADITION tanged tool was found on an exposed North Saharan site dating back to the Middle Paleolithic Period.  This beautifully colored and fine example was fashioned out of flint and features excellent form.  It also features a deep and heavy 'desert varnish' which is a smooth, semi-glossy surface layer consisting of iron oxide and manganese deposited over thousands of years by exposure to blowing desert sand.  Wonderful patina is present.   Specimen is AS FOUND.  NO REPAIR AND NO RESTORATION.

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