Chinese touch ups

22 Mar 2018

At www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180319220955.htm ... 115,000 years old bone tools found in China -quite sophisticated in technique. They were used to modify stone tools. These are known as soft hammers and were primarily used to retouch or re-sharpen stone tools.

At www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-43314886 ... confirmation St Albans abbey church was built by the Normans in the 11th century ADF. Remains of the original apse, going back to 1077, have been unearthed during construction work on a new visitor centre.