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An antler hammer, or soft hammer, is a tool used in flint knapping. It is made from the crown of a deer’s antlers. It is used for shaping flint to create different tools and would have been used throughout the Stone Age.
You can watch a video of an antler hammer being used for flint knapping on our YouTube channel.
Object ID number: SC312/2
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