Whetstone

Description
Whetstones were used to sharpen the blades of metal tools and weapons. This one was found at a site on Dean Moor in Devon.
Accession Loan No.
44/1957/103
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
whetstone
Simple Name
geological sample
Full Name
tourmaline, tin ore
Period Classification
Bronze Age (2600-700 BC); Iron Age (800 BC-43 AD)
Family Group

Material
tourmaline
Collection Site Name
Dean Moor
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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