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Auction Closes At: 10:04:00 07/10/2023
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 005. Basalt Hand Axe
Estimate: $400-$600
Current High Bid: $275.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $275.00

Category: Antiquities
Sub Category: --
Culture or Country: Awash River Archaeological area, Ethiopia.
Period: Late Paleolithic to Mesolithic period, ca. 100,000 - 30,000 B.P.
Size: 4H. x 3-1/8W.

Description: Medium gray-brown basalt stone example of classic form having a rounded butt end, other terminating with a single point. Large knapped surface with finer knapping along the edges. Overall desert varnish type patina. Intact, exc. cond. Custom metal base.
Provenance: Collection of Edmund Bourke, MD., Yonkers, NY. Acquired from Arte Primitivo, auction 50, lot 273, 2009. Ex. Howard S. Rose collection, acquired about 1978. Collection # HSR:S-36.
Shipping Fee:
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International: $78.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Basalt Hand Axe

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. buff $275.00 1 7/2/2023 11:38:49 PM
2. oldartagain $250.00 1 7/2/2023 8:19:35 PM
3. buff $225.00 1 7/2/2023 11:38:44 PM

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