WATCH: Archeologists discover 'exceptional' site in France

2018-11-17 21:43

Some 200 000 flintstones and 400 arrowheads: archeologists in Angoulême dig up artefacts at an 'exceptional' site marking the shift in climate from the Paleolithic to the Mesolithic era.

The large number of artefacts is partly what makes the discovery so special, according to the experts working on it. The site covers three transitional periods with the oldest being around 11 500 BC.

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Read more on:    france  |  archaeology

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