| What is Archaeology
Historic Alabama | Glossary
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These are gun flints. They would have been attach to the flintlock hammer and when the trigger was squeezed, the flint would hit the striking pan and ignite the charge that would shoot the bullet.
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|Photograph provided courtesy of the Office of Archaeological Research, University of Alabama Museums.|