Caption: Excalibur, a biface stone tool found at the Sierra de Atapuerca archaeological site in Spain. Excalibur is thought to have been created by the human ancestor Homo heidelbergensis at least 350,000 years ago. It is made of red quartzite, and it thought to have been created as a ritual axe for use in funeral rites.

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Keywords: acheulean, ancient, archaeological, archaeology, axe, biface, display, excalibur, hand ax, hominid, hominin, homo heidelbergensis, human ancestor, old stone age, palaeolithic, prehistoric, rotating, sierra de atapuerca, spain, spanish, stone age, stone tool

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Excalibur biface stone tool

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