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    Neanderthal Tools A biface Acheulean tool containing a fossil (right) from West Tofts, England, according to Bahn, 2000, unknown scale. The other tools are Mousterean (Usually Neanderthal) bifaced Acheulean, carefully shaped on non-local raw materials. (Pech de l’Azé I, niveau 4, Soressi, 2002; Chez Pinaud, US07, photo E. Claud), Scale (using the black bar) 1 cm

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