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biface

This stone biface was never finished. These tools had strong sharp edges because chips were removed from both sides of the original piece of stone, making them thin and good for cutting. The material used to make this piece was heated to improve its quality and make it easier to work with.

biface

This object is known as a roughout and represents an early stage in the making of a type of stone tool called a biface. It has the same basic shape as the biface but when completed it would have had a smoother, thinner and more symmetrical shape, with sharp, strong edges.

biface

This stone tool was never finished. If completed it would have been a distinctive type of tool called a biface. These tools had strong sharp edges because chips were removed from both sides of the original piece of stone, making them thin and good for cutting.

biface

This stone tool was never finished. If completed it would have been a distinctive type of tool called a biface. These tools had strong sharp edges because chips were removed from both sides of the original piece of stone, making them thin and good for cutting.

biface

This stone tool was never finished. If completed it would have been a distinctive type of tool called a biface. These tools had strong sharp edges because chips were removed from both sides of the original piece of stone, making them thin and good for cutting.

biface

This object is known as a roughout and represents an early stage in the making of a type of stone tool called a biface. It has the same basic shape as the biface but when completed it would be smoother, thinner and more symmetrical, with sharp and strong edges.

biface

This object is known as a preform and represents a stage in the making of a type of stone tool called a biface. It has the same basic shape as the biface but when completed it would be smoother, thinner and more symmetrical, with sharp and strong edges.

biface

This object is known as a roughout and represents an early stage in the making of a type of stone tool called a biface. It has the same basic shape as the biface but when completed it would be smoother, thinner and more symmetrical, with sharp and strong edges.

biface

This object is known as a roughout and represents an early stage in the making of a type of stone tool called a biface. It has the same basic shape as the biface but when completed it would be smoother, thinner and more symmetrical, with sharp and strong edges.

biface

This stone tool was never finished. If completed it would have been a distinctive type of tool called a biface. These tools had strong sharp edges because chips were removed from both sides of the original piece of stone, making them thin and good for cutting.