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Mesolithic shale pendant

An engraved shale pendant was found during the 2015 excavations at Star Carr. Engraved motifs on Mesolithic pendants are extremely rare, and this object is the earliest example of art yet found in Britain.

Click the links to read news articles about the pendant.

Stone Age Britons may have had prehistoric secret code
Oldest art ever found in Britain
(Daily Mail)
Yorkshire Stone Age pendant goes on display
Scientists find incredibly rare Stone Age pendant
(ITV News)