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Stone tools tell story of transition from hunting to farming

A new study has revealed that the transition from a hunter-gatherer existence to agricultural-based societies closely parallels the development of stone woodworking tools. Prior to the Neolithic period, no evidence has been found to suggest that tools were powerful enough to cut and carve wood, let alone fell trees. New evidence

Viking axe actually 18th century woodworking tool

Remember that Viking axe I posted about last week? Turns out it was just an 18th century woodworking tool. Archaeologist Kurt Adams, from Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, said he went to see the find at Stroud Museum on Thursday. He said: "It's definitely an 18th or 19th Century woodworking tool -