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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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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

 

 

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