Stone arrowheads and tools

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Stone arrowheads and tools

When travelling in Africa in 1989 we spent a day marooned in a sandstorm in the Sahel near Agadez in Niger. A group of ragged Fulani children appeared and we gave them clothes. Later they returned with a gift of these prehistoric stone implements. We were amazed and grateful so selected a few to keep. Afterwards we discovered that the children had thrown the rest away near our vehicle; obviously of no value to them. We have treasured them ever since but have never had them identified or dated.

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Agadez, Niger, West Africa

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