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Small microlith spear point

Microliths (Colchester)

The development of small microliths, such as spear points and arrowheads, shows the advance from Palaeolithic stone tools to more delicate, refined implements.

The development of spears and also of bows and arrows would have made hunting more efficient, allowing Mesolithic people to in woodland environments. This particular example was found at Harwich in 2009 by local collectors Eric and Gordon Hazleton.

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