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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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the Berlin Museum. An intermediate form between a hammer and an adze will be sub-sequently described at p. 206. A perforated adze in the Museum of the Cambridge AntiquarianSociety, Fig. 123, is more truly celt-like in character, and appears,indeed, to have been made from an ordinary celt by boring a shaft-holethrough it. It is formed of a hard, green, slaty rock, and was found inBurwell Fen. I believe that another, but larger, specimen of the sametype was found in the same district in Swaftham Fen. Mr. G. W. Ormerod, F.G.S., has communicated to me another * Jottrn. Ethnol. Soc, vol. ii. pi. xvi. 14. t Nordinkc Oldsager, No. 50. X Alt. u. h. Vorz., vol. i. Heffc ii. Taf. i. 10 and 12. § Smithsmiinn Iteport, 1863, p. 379. II Anz. f. Schw. Alt., 1870, p. 141. HOE-LIKE IN CHARACTER. 171 specimen found, in 18G5, at North Bovey, Devon, It is of greenstone,about 3f inches long, 2^ inches broad, and 1t1- inches thick. Thesides taper towards the butt-end, which is rounded, and the hole in the


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middle appears to be only about h inch in diameter, but bell-mouthedat each face. It is now in the Museum of the Eoyal Institution of Cornwall. The implement shown in Fig. 124 seems to be an unfinished



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