As I did so his eyes brightened with hope; but before he could guess my intention, I stove the frail bottom through with a hand-axe
, and the skiff filled to its gunwales.
I can now make fire, fashion a spear, cut raw meat with a flint, and chop down a tree with a hand-axe
CHOCOLATE body paint, a bone spoon from a prison kitchen, and a palaeolithic hand-axe
used 50,000 years ago to chop up animals into joints of meat, are some of the items on show at a new exhibition called simply Food and Drink.
At the heart of this ship is laid a 250,000-year old flint hand-axe
, around which this whole elaborate exhibition has been built.
I'll be carrying my re-enactment weapons - a sword, a hand-axe
, and a scramasax, which is a large knife with a 17-inch blade.
For example the Stone Age hand-axe
, the Acheulean biface, used by our ancestors 500,000 years ago, had been in use unchanged for more than a million years.
Systems of knowledge and methods of assessment are not included here because they are not physical objects, but the stone hand-axe
, the stirrup, and clothing dye are as much part of this book as home refrigeration, antibiotics, and digital electronics.
THE other day I picked up a wonderfully symmetrical quartzite hand-axe
on a field near to Twycross.
One authority refers to "major technical change" as a change in hand-axe
construction over "a few thousand years.
Ryan Bret Elliott was 17-years-old when he stole a hand-axe
and stormed round to the home of his step-father, David Jackson, who was recently estranged from Elliot's mother.
When he escaped he was seen strolling through the Cotswold village of Charfield carrying a hand-axe