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Bhimbetka – A journey through India’s Prehistoric Capital

Miles and miles, as far the eyes can stretch, there are dry deciduous forest and low hills of Satpura range. Forget urbanization, though it is merely 40 km from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh’s bustling capital, even rural hamlets are sparse here. 291 more words


UK Mesolithic Sites and Finds | Footprints at Formby Lancashire

Formby, Sefton, Lancashire | Intertidal peat beds with 58 human footprints and over 2,000 Red Deer prints in a 90m long bed, with trails of Aurochs, Crane and Wild Boar being recorded by Manchester University | … 23 more words

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Mesolithic Storytelling Made Graphic

Years ago I saw a storytelling show quite unlike any I’ve seen before or since. In I Become Part of It the Company of Storytellers – Pomme Clayton, Ben Haggarty, Hugh Lupton – attempted to evoke the imaginative world of northwestern Europe in Mesolithic times, after the retreat of the last glaciers but before the advent of farming, when people still lived by hunting, gathering, and fishing. 416 more words

Teaching Mesolithic | Resources for Schools

◊ Dear Microburins,

Archaeologist Don Henson at the University of York has been developing a suite of resources for teachers about Star Carr and the Mesolithic period. 195 more words

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Prehistory in primary schools -Teaching resources road-test

Prehistory is on the Primary Curriculum these days, which is great news. What’s not so great is that many schools and more importantly teachers are not as well-informed about the Stone Age as they would wish and need help designing engaging programmes of study for their pupils about prehistory. 417 more words