Stone tool

Stone tool

E436/0039 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 52.7MB

Downloadable file size: 3.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: JOHN READER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Stone tool. Ancient palaeolithic stone cleaver from the hominid (early human) Acheulean culture. This tool has a sharp cutting edge at one end (lower centre). The tools of the Acheulean culture were advanced compared to other hominid tools of the time, and are thought to have been made by the early human species Homo erectus and by early Homo sapiens peoples. Acheulean tools were manufactured over a period that lasted from 1.5 million to 200,000 years ago. This cleaver was found in the Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania, Africa.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: acheulean culture, ancient, anthropology, artefact, artifacts, cleaver, early, east african, fossil man, hominid, hominids, hominin, homo erectus, homo sapiens, industry, lithic artefacts, man, olduvai gorge, palaeoanthropology, palaeolithic, palaeontology, paleoanthropology, paleontology, prehistoric tool, preserved, primitive, rock, stone, stone tool, tanzanian, tools

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.