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Shakespeare Connected - Shakespeare’s New Place: Artefacts and Inhabitants

Flint Scraper (Neolithic c.4000 BC to 2400BC) (Context 7070, Season 3)

One of several flints recovered from the site. The finest example of worked flint was this bifacially worked disc-shaped knife or scraper. These stone tools had a multitude of uses but were primarily used for butchery. Their presence, suggests that Stratford-upon-Avon was a settlement by this early period.


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