France

Wimereux (North Coast)

Collection of Charles Belart

Mr. Belart's Websites:  INDUSTRIES PALEOLITHIQUES DE WIMEREUX and CURIOUSITES LITHIQUES DE WIMEREUX

The artifacts shown below are flaked tools and cores of Clactonian/Acheulean technology, apparently from roughly 450,000 years BP.
 

Acheulean Hand Axe or Chopper - Charles Belart Collection

A hand axe or chopper.

Acheulean Hand Axe or Chopper - Charles Belart Collection

Another in the same form.

 

A core in the form of a human-like head.

Another view of the core in the preceding photo.
 

Bird?  Face emerging from the belly?

 

Bear?

 

Acheulean Chopper - Charles Belart Collection

A chopping tool in zoomorphic form.

 

A fluted hand axe or cutting tool.

 

 

 

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