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Found in the sediment layer of dirt with the bones was a trove of flint tools, some of which had been charred from fire. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The steel struck the flint in an unexpected way. Christianity Today (2000)They reshaped old flint and stone tools for new purposes or combined them to make new ones. The Sun (2012)There are also clear signs that much of the mammoth bone had been cut up with flint tools. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)You'll find things like timber framing or flint and brick walls. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The brick and flint wall to the right is more than 15 feet high. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The house comes with the former coach house and stable, which are built of brick and flint. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She found a flint and steel on a narrow shelf above the fireplace and soon had flickering flames to chase the gloom and chill from the room. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEFrom the moment our ancestors picked up pieces of flint to use as tools, our unique position as sculptor of the world was assured. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's a rippling landscape of chalk ridges and beech forests, sprinkled with villages of flint and brick. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The last flint tools reflect the widespread adoption of metal, which supplied people's need for cutting implements. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)
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