Oldowan - NW Europe - k) Rhenen II pebble tools

Comment: Rhenen II has artifacts which appear to be among the oldest stone tool industries in Europe. It is dated to micro-CCC, Netherlands, Waalian c. 800,000 - 1,000,000 BP. Dating by geological profile and pollen analyses. See Peeters, H., Musch, J., Wouters, A. (1988). Les plus anciennes industries des Pays-Bas. L'Anthropologie 92,2:683-710.

Photo © A. Wouters. In Wouters, A., Franssen, C, and Kessels. A. (1981). Typologie van de artefacten van de Chopper-Chopping Tool Complexen. Archaeologische Berichten 10:18-117. Stichtung Archaeologische Berichten, Elst, NL.

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k) Rhenen II pebble tools