The Acheulian culture endured in the Levant for over a million years during the Lower Palaeolithic period (1.4 million to 400,000 years ago). Its use of bifaces or large cutting tools like hand axes and cleavers is considered a hallmark of its sophistication — or, some researchers would argue, the lack thereof.
Tiny flake from Revadim site: Reconstruction of hand grip during use
[Credit: Prof. Ran Barkai, Tel Aviv University]A new…
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