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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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Fig. 148.—Caitlmess.


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Fig. l-i9.—Leeds. i found in Reach Fen, Cambridge, which has also the appearance of havingbeen made from a fragment of a broken celt. I have seen another of thesame kind, found near Brixham, in Devonshire. * Iroc. Soc. Ant. Scut., vol. vii. p. 499. t Ant. Tidsk., 1858—60, p. 277- MADE FROM BROKEN CEI,TS. 199 I have another specimen, in which a portion of an implement of largersize has also been utilized for a fresh purpose. In this case the sharperend of a large axe-head of stone, probably much like Fig. 131, havingbeen broken otf, the wedge-shaped fragment, which is about 3 incheslong and 2 inches broad, has been bored through in a direction at rightangles to the edge, and probably to the original shaft-hole, and a some-what adze-like hammer-head has been the result; what was formerly theedge of the axe being rounded and battered. Fragments of celts which, when the edge was lost, have subsequentlyserved as hammers, but without any perforation, have not unfrequentlybeen found, bot



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