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Palaeolithic burials

16 October 2018

At https://www.archaeology.org/issues/310-1809/trenches/6882-trenches-italy… … an Ice Age necropolis found in a cave in NW Italy. There was a massive 300 feet deep sand dune in front of the cave – but it has now been quarried away. The cave has ten Palaeolithic burials and seven clusters of bones. A thick rocky layer in the cave separates the Palaeolithic burials from Neolithic burials (mid Holocene).

At https://www.archaeology.org/issues/306-1807/letter-from/6678-letter-from… … archaeologists explore the landscape of England's first civil war (the Norman dispute over the thrown between Stephan (the usurper) and Matthilda (the rightful heir). The link above takes us to Wallingford Castle – on the Thames between Reading and Oxford on a major route to the west country.

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