Acheulean hand axe
Location: Amiens Cagny, France.
Period: Lower Paleolithic (before 300,000 years ago).
Dimensions: length, 154.2 mm; width, 75.6 mm; thickness, 33.7 mm.
Notes: Catalog no. 513a1. This specimen is part of a larger collection of artifacts that was acquired in 1929 by James Bell Bullitt during a tour of western Europe and later donated to the University of North Carolina. Specimen resides in the North Carolina Archaeological Collection, Research Laboratories of Archaeology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Model by Kay Waller.