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Don't Ignore the Flint!

Post by Bargeman » Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:56 pm

Many of us detect over large lumps of flint, and I suppose like me, many of you see it as a minor inconvenience that hampers digging, but don't be so quick to judge the humble flint x;

https://hampshirearchaeology.wordpress. ... ingsclere-

https://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/archa ... useum/view

crock/http://cka.moon-demon.co.uk/KAR016/KAR016_Westerham.htm

Now you know, so go find them ::g


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Re: Don't Ignore the Flint!

Post by Oxgirl36 » Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:17 pm

Wow - clever moneybox idea. I shall never look at a flint in the same way again! Thanks for sharing ::g
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Re: Don't Ignore the Flint!

Post by ossie » Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:09 pm

Very interesting,many thanks for posting.

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Re: Don't Ignore the Flint!

Post by sweepstick47 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:00 pm

Yes, certainly something to keep in mind ::g Similar finds have been reported in buried logs over the years. ::g Thanks for the post. Regards ss47
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Re: Don't Ignore the Flint!

Post by alloverover » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:01 pm

Dont ignore the bones either,
the archis in charge of this site had told us there was no Iron Age there just days before they found this 8-} :))
http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/2000-year-o ... -1-1374413

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Re: Don't Ignore the Flint!

Post by Bargeman » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:17 pm

That's interesting thanks for the link ::g




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