Tyne and Wear HER(1286): Walbottle, flint awl - Details
Walbottle, flint awl
Tools and Equipment
Found during field walking west of Walbottle, a worked point, probably an awl. The secondary retouch along both sides reaches the break which forms the base of the triangle. The flint itself is an uncommon colour (pale pinkish).
<< HER 1286 >> J. Cherry, 1970, The Flint Artefact... Archaeological Newsbulletin for Northumberland Cumberland & Westmorland, No. 7, January 1970, p. 12 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 17 no. 13