Small edge tools found at the Morton Mesolithic Settlement, Fife.

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Mesolithic, small edge tools, 6,000 - 8,000 years ago

Field collection: Mesolithic Morton excavation, Tayport, Fife
Collected by Dr John Coles

Donated by Mr GC Sim
Museum number 1976-986-1=5

Small edge tools, round scrapers and flakes of chert and grey/brown flint. A flint - knapper struck these flakes from a core of flint, and then used an antler tool to press tiny chips off the edges of the flake. The resulting tools may have been used to clean animal hides, for making leather, or for scraping.

Small edge tools found at the Morton Mesolithic Settlement, Fife.
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