World Artifacts

An Old Circular Bird Trap.

An Old Circular Bird Trap. Made from Iron and Brass. Size 7″. This type of trap was place on top of a fence post to catch birds when they came down to land. This type had a few different sizes, the smallest and most valuable being the 3″ inch version.   Read More »

Diagram Of Arrowhead Attachment.

Diagram Of Arrowhead Attachment. The shaft is split for 2 inches, the flint point is inserted into the stem, cord, leather or sinew is soaked in water and wrapped tightly around the stem and when dried it binds the point to the shaft. Often a resin is smeared onto the cord to stiffen it.   Read More »

Paleolithic Hand Axe.

Paleolithic Hand Axe. Made of Quartzite, this is an Acheulian elongate bifacial hand axe with its intact elongate tip. Lower Paleolithic period 1,200,000 – 900.000 BC. From the Northern Sahara Desert. Size 6″ x 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″. Read More »

Paleolithic Hand Axe.

Paleolithic Hand Axe. Made of Quartzite, this is an Acheulian elongate bifacial hand axe with its intact elongate tip. Lower Paleolithic period 1,200,000 – 900.000 BC. From the Northern Sahara Desert. Size 6″ x 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″. (underside view).   Read More »

Paleolithic Hand Axe.

Paleolithic Hand Axe. Made and shaped from Volcanic Rock, this is an Acheulian hand axe. Lower Paleolithic period 1,200,000 – 500.000 BC. From the Northern Sahara Desert. Size 5″ x 3″ x 1 1/4.   Read More »

Paleolithic Hand Axe.

Paleolithic Hand Axe. Made of Stone, this is an Acheulian hand axe. Lower Paleolithic period 1,200,000 – 500.000 BC. From the Algerian Sahara Desert. Size 4″ x 2 1/2″ x 2″.   Read More »

Paleolithic Hand Axe.

Paleolithic Hand Axe. Made of Stone, this is an Acheulian hand axe. Lower Paleolithic period 1,200,000 – 500.000 BC. From the Algerian Sahara Desert. Size 4″ x 2 1/4″ x 1″. This is a very small and highly polished hand axe.   Read More »

Paleolithic Hand Axe.

Paleolithic Hand Axe. Made of Stone, this is an Acheulian hand axe. Lower Paleolithic period 1,200,000 – 500.000 BC. From the Algerian Sahara Desert. Size 4″ x 2 1/4″ x 1″. This is a very small and highly polished hand axe. (underside view). Read More »

Paleolithic Knives.

Paleolithic Knives. Made from Jasper. Lower Paleolithic Mousterian period 300,000 BC. Size 3 1/4″ x 1 1/4″ x 1/2. These knives are well worn and highly polished through time.   Read More »

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