Flint tool

A thin flint tool, most likely used by Mesolithic people for woodworking or cutting hides. Mesolithic people used animal skins for clothing, and wood to make spears, arrows, axe handles and shelters, and perhaps also wooden figures (e.g. the Shigir Idol).

Museum reference:
NLC-2015-55
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
White, John · 49 Oakbank Street, Craigneuk, Motherwell, ML6 8LE · The flint was given by John White to David Rankin who in turn gifted it to Airdrie Local Studies. Original Entry Form number was EF 2007-1680.
Rankin, David

Dimensions:
height: 55mm
width: 28mm
depth: 5mm
Materials:
flint
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