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CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: A coarse-grained metamorphic rock which consists of layers of different minerals and can be split into thin irregular plates
schist hones
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: Whetstones made of mica-schist from the distinctive Eisdorg rocks of southern Norway. They were widely distributed on sites around the North Sea throughout the medieval period. A 9th-century boat carrying these hones was found near Kaupang.

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