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The reading passage provides three possible purposes and meanings of carved stone balls which date from the late Neolithic period and were found in Scotland.However, according to the lecture, the arguments in the passage are unconvincing. First, the reading believes that carved stones could have been used as weapons. Some of the stones had holes on it in order to hold a cord on it. So the stones could be swung and thrown. On the other hand, the professor states that if the stones were used as waepons, some of them might have had cracked and lost several pieces. But most of the stones were preserved well. Second, the reading thinks that the stones might have been used as part of measures. They had uniform size so they could have been used to measure
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  • Fall '16
  • Dr. Golden
  • Biology, Megalith, Lecturer, Skara Brae, stones

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