Neanderthals in Britain: flint finds open new era in prehistory

Wenban-Smith, Francis (2010) Neanderthals in Britain: flint finds open new era in prehistory. Current Archaeology, (247), 32-36.


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Archaeologists in Kent have found the earliest evidence of Neanderthals in Britain: two flint scrapers, found lying on a land-surface c.100,000 years old, have pushed back the presence of Neanderthals in Britain by 40,000 years. Dr Francis wenban-Smith explains the evidence.

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Additional Information: A scientific paper on the work reported on here has been published in Journal of Quaternary Science - see eprint 159361
ISSNs: 0011-3212 (print)
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Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities
ePrint ID: 183265
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October 2010Published
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2011 08:16
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:37

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