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Stone Age Site Surfaces After 8,000 Years

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« on: May 13, 2009, 08:24:09 pm »

In 2004, the team carried out another excavation on a less intact site 300yds (275m) away.

This showed signs of having been by a river and Mr Momber believes the two sites were linked.

He said it was likely the larger one was where the people lived and the other where they went to catch fish.

Tamzin Scott goes through layers
of mud from the seabed

However, there is still a lot more work to be done until it is known what Bouldnor Cliff looked like and how the
site was used.

To put it in perspective, Mr Momber compared the find to one of the more "modern" historic finds in the Solent.

"The Mary Rose is only about 500 years old - this was well before that, well before the pyramids, which are
3,000 years old and way before Stonehenge was built, which was only 5,000 years ago," he said.

Mr Momber added they hoped to secure more funding so they could continue their work before the artefacts
were lost forever, as the Bouldnor Cliff area was being washed away fast.
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