The Britons of 250,000 years ago were a good deal more sophisticated than they are sometimes given credit for, new archaeological evidence suggests.
It comes in the form of giant flint handaxes that have been unearthed at a site at Cuxton in Kent.
The tools display exquisite, almost flamboyant, workmanship not associated with this period until now.
Tuesday, June 20, 2006
Neanderthal update Front garden yields ancient tools