Pointed or "Butted" Handaxe: (Acheulian) probably the most common tool artefact of the Palaeolithic era. At Swanscombe (Kent, UK) over 100,000 pointed handaxes were found that dated as far back as 400,000 ago. sometimes known as 'butted' handaxes, the base has no cutting edge where it was held (so that it did not cut back into the hand of the user).
Paleo Knife 613. 6-5/8” x 2-1/2”. Ex-Museum piece. Large well-made Paleo Knife was found in Inyo County, California by a well-known early pioneer, Henry Bergman. Has heavy use-polish, typical Paleo massive percussion flake scars; made of black slate from the nearby Slate Mountain range. Found in the Mojave Indian territory. Ex-Sam Massey collection.