They split the silicious rocks with stonehammers,and then chipped Metal- Gold, silver, copper, pure or mixed with tin or silver, thread, but in the Gulf states the existence of excellent cane and grasses gave opportunity for several varieties of weaving.
You've GPS chipped me, killed six women, warned me about betraying you and now, you're hunting me down like a people-burger.
Implements of chipped stone for the purposes of boring and scraping suggest that man worked hides for clothing.
There are also curious figures of animals chipped in flint, which show som~, character, but no detail.
The implements are of a roughly-chipped type resembling those of the Mousterian period.
The implements of man are relatively more common, seventeen chipped flints having been found.
Besides chipped stone knives, the teeth of rodents, sharks, and other animals served an excellent purpose.
Reels were also commonly used for net making, of pottery (108) or even pebbles (1o9)withagroove chipped around.
When cold the pan was chipped away, and the cake of glass broken up into convenient pieces, free of sediment and of scum.
Between 1850 and 1860 French and English geologists were induced to examine into the facts, and found irresistible the evidence that man existed and used rude implements of chipped flint during the Quaternary or Drift period.
The top opened of its own volition, revealing an aged stone dagger with dulled edges and a chipped stone hilt.
Recently elevated marine clays, of post-glacial date, fringe the south-eastern coast, while gravels with marine shells, side by side with flint implements chipped by early man, have been lifted some 20 ft.
It is probable that certain rudely chipped flints, so-called eoliths, in the alluvial gravels (formed generally at the mouth of wadis opening on to the Nile) at Thebes and elsewhere, are the work of primitive man; but it has been shown that such are produced also by natural forces in the rush of torrents.
In some cases they appear to lie where they were chipped on the sites of flint factories.
For the knives chipped from flint by prehistoric man see Archaeology and Flint Implements.
The period is characterized by two series of chipped flints, one modelled on the laurel-leaf, the other on that of the willow.
Those of the first series are artistically chipped upon the two faces and the end, and are readily distinguishable from the flints of the preceding Mousterian epoch.
In the latter age granite surfaces were ground, hieroglyphs were chipped out and polished by copper tools fed with emery; outlines were graved by a thick sheet of copper held in the hand, and sawed to and fro with emery.