Photo: Stone Age Hand Axes Found at Bottom of North Sea



An amateur archaeologist recently discovered 28 Stone Age hand axes, including this one, in marine sand and gravel collected at the bottom of the North Sea.

The tools, currently estimated at about 100,000 years old, were likely used to kill and butcher animals, and were found with fragments of mammoth bones and tusks.

The find will help scientists better understand the culture of Stone Age humans, experts say.

Photograph courtesy SCEZ


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