A guide to the identification of man made flint & tool types

A simple guide showing how to distinguish man-made flint flakes from natural ones. Actually, this guide (10 pages) mainly describes most common flint tool types and their characteristics that are visible with the naked eye. It even mentions gun flints.

http://www.leics.gov.uk/flint_id_guide.pdf

The author  Brian Burningham is related to the Leicestershire Fieldworkers that performs "active archaeological fieldwork throughout Leicestershire" (UK).

As far as I understand, fieldworkers are ordinary people involved in something called ‘Community Archaeology’, and they may help archaeologists in the field, "look for evidence of past settlement and landscape use".

I keep this for future reading (the beginning seems promising, oriented towards ordinary people : without jargon) :

COMMUNITY ARCHAEOLOGY - THEMES, METHODS AND PRACTICES
Edited [[after 2006]] by Gabriel Moshenska and Sarah Dhanjal
http://traffickingculture.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/2nd-Proof-Community-Archaeology.pdf


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