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Identifier: stoneimplementsw00evaniala

Title: The ancient stone implements, weapons, and ornaments, of Great Britain

Year: 1872 (1870s)

Authors: Evans, John, Sir, 1823-1908

Subjects: Stone age -- Great Britain Great Britain -- Antiquities

Publisher: London : Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer

Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute

Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation



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inches long and 1^ inches wide at the edge,nearly triangular in outline ; and another with an oblique edge fromHelperthorpe, 2;^ inches long and 1:^ inches wide. One from GantonWold, 2| inches long, has a straight edge. I have a very rudespecimen from the Yorkshire Wolds about 1^ inches long, If incheswide at the edge, and 1 inch at the butt. They occur also in Scotland.Dr. John Stuart, Sec. S.A. Scotland, has shown me a sketch of a flintcelt of this type 4 J inches long and 2f inches wide at the edge, fromBogingarry, Old Deer, Aberdeenshire. I have a celt of this character,4 inches long and 1:] inches wide, from the neighbourhood of Mons, inBelgium. Another much more elongated form, but still belonging to the sameclass of implement, is that represented by Fig. 34. The original is ofgrey flint, and was found at Weston, Norfolk. It was formerly in thecollection of Mr. Joseph Warren, of Ixworth, but is now in my own.The grinding is continued further along the body of the implement than


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