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Archaeologia Cantiana Vol. 14 -1882  pages 86
                       
ON SOME WROUGHT FLINTS FOUND AT WEST WICKHAM By George Clinch   Continued

found; one, made of black flint, 2 1/2 inches long (Fig. 1), has apparently been chipped into form, and afterwards carefully rubbed down to an edge 1 1/4 inch long, and 1/12 inch thick. The outline of this edge is the segment of a circle, the radius of which is 1 3/4 inch. This celt weighs nearly 2 ozs., and it is evident that it was originally hafted into a horn or wooden socket. 

   The other celt (Fig. 2) measures 3 3/4 inches, and was probably rubbed down to a point, which would make the original length about 4 3/4 or 5 inches. This point has unfortunately been broken off, but much of the smoothed surface remains. This celt is formed of tough grey flint, and weighs nearly half a pound. I have also found three arrow-heads, two of which are nearly perfect specimens of the leaf-shaped type,

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