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14.2 x 21.1 cm ⏐ 5.6 x 8.3 in (300dpi)
PHILIPPE PLAILLY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PHILIPPE PLAILLY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
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Archaeologist knapping flint stone tool. French archaeologist Jacques Tixier knapping (flaking and shaping) a piece of flint to reconstruct the process of making hunting tools. This reconstruction is taking place at Eyzies-de-Tayac, south-western France. Fossils and tools have been found here from a number of prehistoric cultures. Photographed in 1994.
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