Image from page 216 of "The ancient stone implements, weapons, and ornaments, of Great Britain" (1872)
Authors: Evans, John, Sir, 1823-1908
Publisher: London : Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
View Book Page: Book Viewer
About This Book: Catalog Entry
View All Images: All Images From Book
Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.
Text Appearing Before Image:
Text Appearing After Image:
Fig. 146.—Scarborough. Fig. 147.—Sliedand. this kind, formed of a quartzose metamorphic rock, striped green andwhite, and evidently selected for its beauty, is in the collection of theRev. W. Greenwell, F.S.A. It was found in Caithness. It is polishedall over, and 4^ inches long. If inches wide, and 1^ inches thick, ofoval section, with the ends slightly rounded. The shaft-hole isparallel, ^ inch in diameter, and about f inch nearer to one endthan to the other. Mr. Greenwell has another specimen, rather moreelongated in form, and of more ordinary material, found near Harome,in Yorkshire, in a district where a number of stone implements of raretypes have been discovered. It is of clay-slate, 5:^ inches long, and ofoval section, 1| inches by 1 inch. The shaft-hole tapers from 1 inch atthe faces to -^\- inch in the centre. A shorter hammer, of gneiss, 3f incheslong, and of similar section, If inches by 1^ inches, with a parallelshaft-hole | inch in diameter, was found near Blair-Drum
Note About Images
Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.