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Recent excavations at the Mesolithic site of Star Carr

A lecture by Professor Nicky Milner, University of York. Star Carr is an internationally important Mesolithic site that dates back to roughly 9000 BC. First discovered in the 1940s, early excavations unearthed some extremely rare and intriguing objects, such as headdresses made from red deer skulls and amber beads, which made the site famous in the archaeological world. From 2004-2015 further excavations have taken place, revealing more fascinating information.

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Professor Nicky Milner, University of York


Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum Museum Gardens York YO1 7FR