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Creswell Crags

Cave / Rock Shelter

Creswell Crags (Cave / Rock Shelter) by baza A small area of the ceiling of Church Hole Cave, showing an engraving/bas relief of a bird's head thought to have been fashioned in the Upper Palaeolithic. It's officially described as "a beautiful and unique depiction of a bird-head with a long curved bill". I disagree. The more I look at it, the more I see a bird with a fish in its mouth.
baza Image Credit: baza
Posted by baza
22nd April 2005ce
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Comments (1)

With respect...I some members of the East Midlands Geological Society, they thought this was completely natural ie fossil burrows, found in many places in the caves at Creswell....I can see what you mean though.
I just don't know how they've dated samples taken here. Emperors new clothes...
Posted by Amil04
16th May 2017ce
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