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Neanderthals in Britain: flint finds open new era in prehistory

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

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Published date: October 2010
Additional Information: A scientific paper on the work reported on here has been published in Journal of Quaternary Science - see eprint 159361

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Local EPrints ID: 183265
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/183265
ISSN: 0011-3212
PURE UUID: 2996ad80-81bc-49ff-adb2-093817b56894

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Date deposited: 28 Apr 2011 08:16
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:55

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