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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

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a shoulder at the hammer end—wasfound in a barrow at Winwick,* near AVarrington,Lancashire. It was broken clean across the hole,and had been buried in an urn with burnt bones, andwith them was also a bronze dagger with a tang,and one rivet-hole to secure it in the handle. An axe-hammer of much the same proportions,but more square at the hammer end, was found in adolmen near Carnac,! in Brittany. Another variety of form is shown in Fig. 141,reduced from Sir R. Colt Hoares great work.| Inthis case the hammer end would appear to be lozenge-shaped, as there is a central ridge shown on theface. It was found in the Upton Lovel barrow, onthe breast of the larger skeleton, near the feet ofwhich the flint celts, polished and unpolished, andvarious other objects in bone and stone, were found, as previously men-tioned. § The engi-aving of this weapon in the Archaologia differs con-siderably from that given by Sir R. C. Hoare. In Fig. 142 is shown another form, in which the hammer end, though

 

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Fig. 141.—Upton Lovel. A

 

 

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