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Bearded viking axe / helmdach

Bearded Viking Axe Helmdach | eBay. For more Viking facts please follow and check out www.vikingfacts.com don't forget to support and follow the original Pinner/creator. Thx

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Viking axe. For more Viking facts please follow and check out www.vikingfacts.com don't forget to support and follow the original Pinner/creator. Thx

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Norse knotwork. Notice the similarity to Celtic knot work. The vikings had outposts and capitols in Ireland from their raiding and the two cultures mingled.

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Prehistoric axe is Britain's top treasure

Unearthed in 2000 on Happisburgh Beach, Norfolk, by a man waking his dog, the hand axe radically altered historians’s understanding of our past, revealing that Britain had been inhabited by human beings for 100,000 years longer than had been previously thought.The flint hand-axe was used by our early ancestors as a butchery tool to carve flesh off skeletons between 500,000 and 700,000 years ago.

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Beautifully carved axe handle I'M INCLUDING THIS POST BECAUSE I REALLY APPRECIATE ART EXPRESSED IN WOOD.AND THIS PIECE IS VERY GOOD !

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A project by designers Ami Drach and Dov Ganchrow (http://www.amidov.com/) entitled Man Made - creating 3D printed accessories for flint hand-axes.

Brand new Old: Designers Enhance our Oldest Tool with 3D Printing...

A project by designers Ami Drach and Dov Ganchrow (http://www.amidov.com/) entitled Man Made - creating 3D printed accessories for flint hand-axes.

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Acheulean hand axes from Kent. The types shown are (clockwise from top) cordate, ficron and ovate.

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The Dawn of Culture: The Oldowan people, whose artifacts are shown in the top panel, were the first tool makers. Produced sharp-edged flakes and may have used the core of stone from which the flakes were struck to crack bones for marrow. The bottom panel shows Early and Late Acheulean hand axes, possible product of a tradition of deliberately, meticulously shaping cores. But the Oldowan core is virtually identical to the Early Acheulean hand axe in the upper left corner of the bottom pane...

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Carved & Polished Stone Hand-axes -- Jomon (Neo) Period -- Circa 12,000-300 BCE -- Discovered in Iwami, Japan Findspot: Iwami, Japan -- Photo courtesy of The British Musuem

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