Happisburgh Handaxe 1

Happisburgh Handaxe 1

This flint handaxe was found on Happisburgh beach in 2000. The handaxe was discovered within a thick peaty deposit which was subsequently dated to around 700,000 years old.

For more information on this artefact see:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/objects/riRFjUQ5S_CX4VWEv4CzIQ

(C) Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service