knapped flint

knapped flint

A flint stone that has been broken or chipped to obtain a desired shape; often set in patterns in a wall, with the split face showing.
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Locations recorded so far include an early Neolithic site near Al Asaila fort with a very specific type of knapped flint tool that has intriguing counterparts in the Levant, and areas where fragments of ancient painted pottery from Mesopotamia have been found.
The dagger is one of the oldest knife forms in the history of the world, dating back to knapped flint versions before edged metal tools ever graced the planet.
My eyes scanned the ground for knapped flint points that would betray the past presence of the ancient hunter whose food may have been laced with some of the very atoms that now feed me.
English flushwork (essentially knapped flint with the split dark sides facing outwards, framed by freestone dressings) is one of the country's glories.
Its traditional exterior design features mellow brick and Charles Church's signature knapped flint combination, with timber porch and symmetrical front facade.
I remain connected to the ancients of old, my forefathers who lived in caves and knapped flint into spear points, knife blades, arrowheads, and atlatl tips.
The locations ranged in date from an early Neolithic site near Al Asaila fort with a very specific type of knapped flint tool, to areas where fragments of the ancient painted pottery from Mesopotamia known as Ubaid were found, along with axes made from black stone.
Finishes of the new part are glass, concrete, hardwood and knapped flint, contrasting with the old Covent Garden portico.
The rear wall against the cliffs has been replaced with a reinforced retaining wall, a party wall to the west has been rebuilt in concrete, and two exposed elevations have been reconstructed in a functional reinterpretation of the original with knapped flint facings and dressings of brick and stone.
As requested by members of the audience (Carl Vogt and Jens Jacob Worsaae), Reboux indicated that each kind of flint was characterised by its own fauna: horse and elephant occurred with the flaked flints in the lower levels, above them ox and deer were associated with the knapped flints, and lastly, near the surface, reindeer appeared with polished flints (ibid.
The presence of children is indicated by inexpertly knapped flints, for instance.