Keys to the Past

Flint Object (Belsay)

A small flint scraper was found during fieldwalking at this site. Scrapers were probably used to remove flesh from animal skins. This object may date to the Mesolithic period.

Reference number:N10668
Historical period: Mesolithic (10000BC to 4000BC)
Event(s):FIELDWALKING SURVEY, Bolam and Shaftoe 1993; DAVIES, J

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Source of Reference
Local History of Belsay


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