Presented in framed case they show signs of manual striking. Found in Beckett Estate seed beds in 1952. Arrows on left hand flake show point of impact. The other features marked are typical of hand-struck flakes.
Items supplied by the Heritage Centre of Barrington Library, College of Management and Technology.
There is a card which originally held these flints fixed on wax. There are 2 flints remaining which were not put into the display box. These can be seen in C1.0.0 also as N843
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