Like many others, I have been fascinated and inspired by the BBC’s History of the World in 100 objects, produced in partnership with the British Museum.  Needless to say, I was excited when the very first object turned out to be a beautiful early palaeolithic hand axe.

I was even more delighted when I visited the BBC website devoted to the project and discovered that members of the public were also invited to post their own objects of importance, so I posted up a picture of a particularly nice acheulian hand axe that I found in Medway terrace gravels at Ayelsford in Kent.

You can view the axe on my site, The Stone Age Tools Museum, at http://www.stoneagetools.co.uk/  and on the BBC site here:-
http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/objects/00_qBzemS2KAHYX2Og_waA

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