The sources of flint and chert in northern Britain

Caroline Wickham-Jones (Author)

G H Collins (Author)


Keyword(s):
Flint, Chert, Stone
Period(s):
Prehistoric

Abstract


This article lists the potential sources of flint and chert in prehistoric Scotland using information from the publications of the Geographical Survey of Great Britain. The authors highlight the quality of local stone nodules in determining the development of stone knapping and the status of large stone items in Scotland.

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Published
30-11-1978
How to Cite
Wickham-Jones, C., & Collins, G. H. (1978). The sources of flint and chert in northern Britain. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 109, 7-21. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/8990
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