Espins is a small village 27 km south of Caen in the Region in the Lower-Normandy, Department of Calvados. These handaxes were made of low quality chert and display an “Acheulian” character. They seem to be older than other handaxes from the majority of Paleolithic sites in the Lower-Normandy, with numerous small cordiform items.

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During my whole life I was fascinated by stone age artefacts. Not only the aesthetic qualities of these findings, but also the stories around them and the considerations arising from their discovery, are a part of my blog. Comments and contributions are allways welcome!

About me: J.L. Katzman (Pseudonym). Born in Vienna. Left Austria in 1974 and did not regret. Studied Medicine and Prehistory at a German University. Member of a Medical Department at a German University.

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