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How new archaeological discovery in Yorkshire could rewrite British prehistory



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Archaeologists working on the Yorkshire coast have unearthed the oldest salt-making complex ever found in western Europe, in a discovery that is set to revolutionise our understanding of prehistoric Britain’s economy.
Dating back almost 6,000 years, the site – complete with salt-making kilns, or hearths – predates the oldest previously known British salt ‘factory’ by almost 2,400 years.


How new archaeological discovery in Yorkshire could rewrite British prehistory | The Independent

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