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Hammer Stone

Egg shaped hammer stone with battering on one end, the rest smoothed

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Flints

One of the flints is leaf-shaped, bifacial

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Flint

Perhaps tip of a leaf - shaped knife, flaked on both faces

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Flint Fabricator

Flint fabricator

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Sherds, Nineteen

19 sherds grass marked

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Sherds, Eleven

11 sherds, 8 from same pot all grass marked, one of eight has orange pottery attachment on interior

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Sherd From Collared Urn

Sherd from collared urn with bevelled rim and impressed cross-hatched cord pattern on exterior; triangles between lines on bevel

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Sherd From Collared Urn

Sherd from collared urn with plain rim. Collar and neck with panels of vertical and horizontal pressed cord pattern

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Sherds Pitcher And Jugs Circa 1200-1250, Medieval Tythe Barn

Mediaeval sherds from pitcher and jugs from medieval tythe barn, one rim stamped 'BRANN (?ING) POTTERY BARNSTAPLE

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Stone Tool

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Cupped Stone

Bun- shaped stone with shallow hollows on two faces

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Pounder

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Stone Tool

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Large Stone

Large stone, flattened on one side, saddle quern

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Carved Face, Cast Of

Original label reads 'cast of a face carved on a granite boulder found in the north wall of Chypraze Mill, Morvah'. The cast was taken by Colonel FC Hirst in 1934.

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Sinker Stone

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Large Square Stone

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Antler Pick

Antler pick with brow tine

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Large Flat Round Stone

Large flat round stone

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Stone

Large bun-shaped stone, worked all over to shape. Two main surfaces ground smooth, one showing traces of use.

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Stone

Round stone with two deep indentations, which do not quite go all the way through to form holes. Possibly an unfinished mace head.

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Stone Slab With Circular Depression

Stone slab with circular depression in one face, perhaps a door post setting

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Flint

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Part of Holed Stone

Part of holed stone, perforation from one side only

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