Denisovan Ancestry in East Eurasian and Native American Populations
09 March 2013
Bill Waters identifies Texas biface with a human face depiction on lower right edge like known European examples
Bill Waters of Keithville, Louisiana, find from a collection of Texas artifacts, no further provenance
This crude facial profile on the right edge of a handaxe form is a known creative behavior dating to Lower Paleolithic times and described on this blog (Gaietto, Italy). Also see Ursel Benekendorff's famous German example pictured here on her web site.
Bill Waters demonstrates the thickness of the artifact