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Red Flint

Post by grendel on Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:56 pm

I seen stuff made from red coloured flint from the Balkans and Denmark. Here's some of the Danish stuff, it's call Helgoland flint or Roter Feuerstein






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Re: Red Flint

Post by the barnacle on Fri Nov 08, 2013 3:43 pm

i read rare and expensive. looks very nice.

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Re: Red Flint

Post by mr.hertzian cone on Sat Nov 09, 2013 1:13 pm

Nice, the Hidsgavl dagger was made from the same flint: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/asset-viewer/the-hindsgavl-flint-dagger/TwFbGsy4wzt7MQ?hl=en

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Re: Red Flint

Post by the barnacle on Sun Nov 10, 2013 10:22 am

mr.hertzian cone wrote:Nice, the Hidsgavl dagger was made from the same flint: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/asset-viewer/the-hindsgavl-flint-dagger/TwFbGsy4wzt7MQ?hl=en
 Quality knapping.

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Re: Red Flint

Post by grendel on Sun Nov 10, 2013 2:13 pm

Interesting there's a source of red flint in the UK, if you scroll down the page a bit.

http://www.laverocks.co.uk/archaeology/find-chertflakes.htm

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Re: Red Flint

Post by the barnacle on Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:02 pm

interesting but a bit far to drive, I was however working in the area earlier in the year.

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