Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Antlers and Traders

A find in southern Denmark yielded an axe-head made of antler, whose origins were traced to Germany. The axe head itself is from the Neolithic period and if its origins are confirmed it gives more weight to the concept of long distance trade in those long ago days. The Neolithic era is roughly 10,000 BC to 2400 BC, that means we've been swapping spit across the river for some time.

Read this very good article over at Past Horizons.

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