A Collection of Stone and Flint Implements from Airhouse, Parish of Channelkirk, Berwickshire

J Callander (Author)


Keyword(s):
Artefacts, Flint, Bead, Stone Hammer, Flakes, Blades, Flint Axe, Perforated Stone Five Stone Whorls, Knives
Period(s):
Roman

Abstract


The collection consists of a flint axe; eight stone axes; a stone hammer; an anvil stone; a perforated stone; five stone whorls, one being of shale or jet; a bead, and a small fragment of an armlet of the latter material; a spear-head, forty arrow-heads, six borers, a saw, ten long narrow implements dressed steeply on the edges and flat on the under side, three being chipped on one edge only, forty-two triangular implements of peculiar form, ninety-four scrapers, nineteen triangular\r\nimplements, some of which may have been arrow-heads, five knives, and a considerable number of flakes and blades showing secondary working,all being of flint except a very few which are of chert. All the artefacts came from a fairly restricted location and are described in detail here.

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Published
30-11-1928
How to Cite
Callander, J. (1928). A Collection of Stone and Flint Implements from Airhouse, Parish of Channelkirk, Berwickshire. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 62, 166-180. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/7722
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