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Pick

This flaked flint pick dates to the Mesolithic Period and was found in Devon. It is thought that tools like this were used for digging or gathering plant materials...

Hand grenade

This unusual item was originally thought to be a medieval hand-warmer but is most likely to be a hand grenade, possibly from the Civil War. It was discovered in Exeter,...

Bowl fragments

These pottery fragments are part of a decorated bowl which was found on a settlement site in Devon. Pottery was a new invention in the Neolithic, and this type of...

Axehead

Ground and polished axeheads were produced in vast numbers during the Neolithic period. This is probably due to the need for forest clearance caused by the introduction of farming. To...

Cereal grains

These charred spelt grains date from the Neolithic and were found at Hembury in Devon. They are unusual evidence as organic materials like these rarely survive thousands of years of...

Blade

This stone blade dates to the Mesolithic period and comes from Westward Ho! in Devon. Blade making was the most common type of stone technology in the Mesolithic. It had...

Blade

This stone blade dates to the Mesolithic period and comes from Westward Ho! in Devon. Blade making was the most common type of stone technology in the Mesolithic. It had...

Core

This piece of flint was a core, a piece of stone from which smaller fragments were removed for cutting or to make into tools. This example was found in Devon....

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