28 June 2016
Like South Africa examples, Arkfeld Site subtle face likeness on an artifact is no accident
'Subtle face likeness on artifact or core'
Arkfeld Site, Clear Brook, Virginia
The face likeness detected by Adam Arkfeld on this artifact is no accident. It is a fully intentional artistic representation as seen here on several artifacts from a single South African assemblage (and many other 'Old World' handaxes). Click photos to expand and toggle views.
Example of 'South African core artifact in human face effigy form'
Several of the artifacts from this single assemblage may have subtle face figures included
'Another artifact in face effigy form' from the South African collection