Saturday February 22, 2020

The discovery of a pendant at Star Carr highlights why some innovation gets under our skin

It’s a reminder that innovation isn’t only about discovering how to do something, writes Jane Ruffino

6th March, 2016

Last summer, at a place called Star Carr, just outside Scarborough, north Yorkshire, archaeologists discovered what is being described as the oldest Mesolithic art in Britain. It’s an 11,000-year-old carved shale pendant, and it was found in an area of the site where they’d also found red deer skulls that had probably been used as headdresses. It’s being called a pendant because it’s got a hole in it, and it’s being called art because it’s...

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