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Star Carr - Mesolithic Site Near Where I Live

Posted January 29th, 2016 at 03:11 AM by zarak001

Evidence of the spread of Maglemosian culture into the eastern parts of Britain was found by a local amateur archaeologist John Moores in 1947 on the edge of the former Lake Flixton situated in the Vale of Pickering near Scarborough in North Yorkshire. Radio carbon dating indicated that the site known as Star Carr was occupied on a seasonal basis between 8,770 and 8,460 BC which places the site in the Early Mesolithic period.

Between 1949 and 1951, Sir Grahame Clark carried out excavations...
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