Mysterious 11,000-year-old skull headdresses go on display in Cambridge

Started by gash, June 26, 2018, 12:52:22 pm

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Three 11,500-year-old deer skull headdresses - excavated from a world-renowned archaeological site in Yorkshire - will go on display, one for the first time, at Cambridge University's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) from today.

QuoteThe most mysterious objects found at Star Carr are 33 deer skull headdresses. Only three similar objects have been discovered elsewhere - all in Germany.

-- Jody Joy

The headdresses are the star exhibits in A Survival Story - Prehistoric Life at Star Carrwhich gives visitors a fascinating glimpse into life in Mesolithic-era Britain following the end of the last Ice Age.

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