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Making flint knives and tools


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Flint knives and tools were used for all sorts of purposes. They could be made into very strong, very sharp implements. They required a great deal of skill to make well. Archaeologists can see that as time went by people's skills in making stone tools got better and better. Photo courtesy of

21st Dec 2008 by Diane Earl


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Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

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