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New Road Reveals Stone Age Site

From BBCi

Archaeologists believe they may have stumbled upon a major Stone Age site - on the route of a new bypass.

The site dates back between 250,000 and 300,000 years and may even provide evidence of one of the earliest uses of fire.

Archaeologists discovered a range of items at the location in Harnham, near Salisbury in Wiltshire, including 44 "very rare" flint hand axes - the earliest form of tool used by man.

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Jane Posted by Jane
6th October 2003ce
Edited 10th February 2006ce

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