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Arrowheads are often the only evidence of archery since the arrow shaft and bow rarely survive.

The term flake found widely amongst the later Mesolithic assemblages of Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man, one component of the BANN CULTURE.

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Artifacts include birdstones, blocked-end smoking pipes, boatstones, cord-marked pottery, engraved stone tablets, and hammerstones.

The earliest known are Solutrean points of the Upper Palaeolithic.

In Tudor times, we have evidence that the nail shape had not changed at all as can be seen by the nails found preserved in a barrel of tar on board the 'Mary Rose' - the Tudor flag ship of Henry VIII built in 1509 and recovered from the mud of the Solent in 1982.

It was not until around 1600 that the first machine for making nails appeared, but that tended really to automate much of the blacksmith's job.

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