It was often mounted in sockets of deerhorn and fixed in wooden hafts, the elasticity of the horn socket rendering the haft less liable to split. ... The principal objects exhibited are ground stone axe-heads, many in their horn sockets, pierced stone axe-hammers (fig. ... south end of the case are specimens of textile fabrics woven of flax, fragments of nets, thread, a flint knife mounted in a wooden handle (fig.
|Title||:||... A Guide to the Antiquities of the Stone Age in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities|
|Author||:||British Museum. Dept. of British and Mediaeval Antiquities and Ethnography, Sir Charles Hercules Read|