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Lyell, Sir Charles
A CHEST CONTAINING WORKED STONE IMPLEMENTS AND VARIOUS FOSSILS, MOST COLLECTED BY SIR CHARLES LYELL,
4 worked stone implements including: one Waisted Axe probably Bronze age, with label, “from Arizona U.S.A. | given by Mrs Kidd”, one smooth concave tool, possibly from the same location and age, two possible grind stones, both with early labels with location of discovery “found on pulling down an old Dyke at the K? causeway end 1916” and "Kinnordy Hillocks field”;

13 fossil ammonites, trilobites and molluscs, mostly with early labels with species name and location of discovery, including "Pholadomya [esmarkii] Angres", "pholadomya clathrata Pappenheim", "Ammonitas bifrons Upper Lias Whitby Yorkshire", "Paradoxides Bohemiens ... Ginetz", "Ammonites serpentinus ... near Lyme Regis (May 1867)", and "Ellipsocephalus Hoffi ... Ginetz", various sizes;

3 later metal objects, two of which have labels with them, “Brought from Naples by Charlie 1908”

all housed in a wooden chest (20)


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