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Lot 0190
**Originally Listed At $150**

North Africa, Aterian culture, Paleolithic period, ca. 145000 to 20000 BP. A collection of fifteen assorted stone tools, all of which are chert aside from one; there are several stemmed scrapers, two cores, one projectile point, and what appears to be a started and abandoned projectile point made of non-chert material. Stemmed scrapers were used for preparing hides and smoothing wooden, bone, or shell objects. Size of largest: 1.3" W x 2.25" H (3.3 cm x 5.7 cm); size of display case: 12.25" W x 8.25" H (31.1 cm x 21 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Private LA County collection acquired in the 1980's

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Collection of 15 North African Aterian Stone Tools

Estimate $250 - $375Nov 26, 2018