16.—Ancient British Weapons of bone and flint.details

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16.—Ancient British Weapons of bone and flint., in Stonehenge,Salisbury Plain,Wiltshire,England more

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16.—Ancient British Weapons of bone and flint.

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Mela says that the Druidical belief in a future state led the people to bury with the dead things useful to the living. The contents of these barrows indicate different stages of the arts. In some there are spear-heads and arrow-heads of flint and bone (Fig. 16); in others brass and iron are employed for the same weapons.” (p. 10)

They were dug up from the various burial mounds around Stonehenge.

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