The Hindsgavl Dagger. In the Neolithic period the flintworkers achieved very high technical standards. The magnificent dagger from Hindsgavl with its blade less than 1 cm thick is the finest example of the flintworkers’ outstanding skills at the end of the Stone Age. It was found around 1876 on tihe island Fænø in the Little Belt. The dagger type is called a ‘fishtail dagger’ because of the fishtail-formed hilt.
The magnificent dagger from Hindsgavl with its blade less than 1 cm thick is the finest example of the flintworkers’ outstanding skills at the end of the Stone Age. It was found around 1876 on tihe island Fænø in the Little Belt.
In 2004 Czech researcher Dr. Petr Hlavacek from Tomas Bata University, made a number of replicas to determine how well the shoes functioned. After a 12 mile distance to the glacier where Otzi was found., Hlavacek said that the grass worked very wel
Mayan Double Deity Eccentric Flint, 500 - Eccentric flints, such as this, were sacred, high status offerings and evidence of the skill and technology of the Mayan workshops. The delicate tan chert or flint is finely knapped with two opposing deity p
Grave of a man dating to around was discovered three miles from Stonehenge by Wessex Archaeology staff in May His grave was the richest from this period (the early Bronze Age) ever found in Britain and contained the country’s first gold objects.
Inequality dates back to the Stone Age. Hereditary inequality began over years ago in the early Neolithic era, with new evidence showing that farmers buried with tools had access to better land than those buried without.
tatteredbanners: “ The Swastika Stone is a stone adorned with a Swastika located on the Woodhouse Crag, on the Northern edge of Ilkley Moor in West Yorkshire. The design has a double outline with five.