Blogroll Me! How This Old Brit Sees It ...: Neanderthals of the UK

25 June 2008

Neanderthals of the UK

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From the BBC:

Dozens of tools thought to have belonged to Neanderthals have been dug up at an archaeological site called Beedings in West Sussex. Dr Matthew Pope, of University College London, said the discovery provided new insights into the life of a thriving community of hunters at the site.

"It's exciting to think that there's a real possibility these were left by some of the last Neanderthal hunting groups to occupy northern Europe," said Dr Pope. "The impression they give is of a population in complete command of both landscape and natural raw materials with a flourishing technology - not a people on the edge of extinction."
(cross posted at appletree)

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Anonymous R J Adams said...

Did they dig up any goalposts?

3:15 am  

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