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Mesolithic Microliths

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Microliths are tiny flint blades used during the Mesolithic period to make composite blades - several would be glued to a haft or handle to make an arrow, harpoon spear, or any other type of bladed tool needed.
The longest of these is 18mm and they are all about 5mm wide at their widest point.

24th Jul 2014 by Luton Museums

History, Textiles

Key Stages:
Key Stage 2

Date of artefact: Mesolithic

Mesolithic Prehistory Flint Microlith Blades

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