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2795-2016) Early Man or Neaderthal Hand / Fist Axe made of red, black, orange, and gray color petrified dinosaur coprolite. Measures approx 5 3/8" x 3 3/8" x 1 7/16" and has large bifacial percussion followed by selective pressure flaking and grinding to form. This is very heavy duty tool that ix extremely patinated with a abundant wind blown sand polish. Museum quality, G9-10. Was found in the Sahara Desert Region, x John Parker Sr Collection. $600
 


2794-2016) Neolithic Sickle or Crescent Knife made of maroon, red, light blue, and cream color Mali Rainbow Flint. Measures approx 5 1/4" x 1 5/16" x 7/16" and has large shallow primary percussion followed by multiple stages of pressure flaking and stem grinding to form. It is very well patinated with a waxy mineralized luster. Condition is very good, G9-10 Quality. Was found in the Sahara Desert Region, x John Parker Sr Collection. $275
 







2780-2016) Set of 4 Prismatic Neolithic Tools made of chert, jasper, and Mali Rainbow Flint. The longest specimen measures approx 2 5/8" in length. All are uniface with faceted dorsal faces having longitudinal ridges and thinning strikes. Each has varying degrees of edge pressure flaking to form. Two of  of these are tri sided humpie type of tools with graver spurs or burins on the distal ends. The longest gemmy specimen has beautiful workmanship along with a rich wind blown sand polished and patinated luster. It was likely used as a graver or burin but also as a shaft scraper or specialized knife. The lunate crescent has a worn blade on the incurvate cutting edge while the excurvate edges have different angle bevels along with fine pressure flaking. All are intact and decent condition, G5-8 Quality. These were reportedly found in the Saharan Desert region, the Crescent is x John Parker Sr Collection while the other three are ex James Elliott Collection. $60

 

2125-2014) Set of 25 Neolithic Points and Tools made of bull and vein crystal quartz. The largest specimen measures approx 1 15/16" in length where most of these are finely bifacially pressure flaked with several that are uniface with secondary edgework. Condition ranges from worn to discard to near mint, quality G3-7 range. These were reportedly found found in the Sahara Desert Region of Africa, x John Parker Sr Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $40

 

2124-2014) Set of 26 African Neolithic Projectile Points made of various cherts, flints, and semi precious desert lithics. The longest specimen measures approx 1 15/16" in length. There is about an even split between bifacial and uniface types while condition ranges from worn and utilitarian to near mint with quality ranging from G3-8 range. I originally intended to pull out and feature the best ones individually, but decided instead to wholesale the group. There is some nice stuff in the mix for sure. They were reported found in the Northern Sahara Desert region, finder and exact location are unrecorded, x Jim Elliott Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $40

 

2123-2014) Set of 5 Select African Neolithic Points made of various semi precious desert lithics predominantly colorful Mali Rainbow. The longest specimen measures approx 1 13/16" in length and all have very fine pressure flaking to form plus a rich patinated and desert mineralized luster. Condition on 3/5 of the points including the Fan Eared Arrowpoint is near mint with quality ranging from these from G7-9 range. On the fat leaf and the stemmed arrowpoint with the nicked tip, quality ranges from G4-6 range. These were reportedly found in the Sahara region of Africa, finder and exact location are unknown, x Mia Bullard Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $50

 

2122-2014) Set of 14 Neolithic Crescents and Scrapers made of chert, flint, and various semi precious desert lithics. The longest specimen measures approx 2" in length. Lots of variety in terms of morphology, and workmanship. Most of these are uniface with secondary edgework or selective flaking to form, while a few are bifacially pressure flaked. Condition ranges from worn to discard to near mint, G3-7 range. These were reportedly found found in the Sahara Desert Region of Africa, x John Parker Sr Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $30

 

2120-2014) Set of 15 Neolithic Crescents made of various cherts and semi precious desert lithics. The longest specimen measures approx 1 3/8" with most of these made on a flake that the maker selectively pressure flaked the edges to form. Many exhibit good ancient use wear and a wind blown desert sand polish along with a beautiful well patinated and mineralized luster. Quality ranges from G4-8 range and some have graver spurs on the distal ends. Very ancient and interesting group of specialized tools reportedly found found in the Sahara Desert Region of Africa, x John Parker Sr Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $60

 

2119-2014) Set of 20 Neolithic Crescents made of various cherts, flint, and semi precious desert lithics. The longest specimen measures approx 1 7/8" in length. All of these are uniface with fine pressure flaking along the edges and a few have good workmanship on the dorsal face. Several exhibit graver spurs on one or more of the distal ends and all have a rich patinated and mineralized desert luster. Quality varies from G4-7 range. These were reportedly found found in the Sahara Desert Region of Africa, x John Parker Sr Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $60

 

2117-2014) Set of 16 Neolithic Crescents, Tools, and Projectile Points made of various desert cherts, flint, and semi precious lithics. The longest specimen measures approx 1 9/16" in length. This is a very nice representative group of early tools most of which are uniface with fine edgework with a few being made bifacial. Condition varies with some worn until discard a few lightly used, G3-7 Quality. These were reportedly found found in the Sahara Desert Region of Africa, x John Parker Sr Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $30

 

 

 

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