Mesolithic headdress

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The Mesolithic headdress


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© Scarborough Museums Trust

The Mesolithic headdress


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© Scarborough Museums Trust



Usually all that is found on a Mesolithic site are lots of these microliths (small flakes of flint) that would have been made into composite tools.

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Other Star Carr objects

Source: archaeologydataservice.ac.uk

Download images of other objects found at Star Carr, including all 21 of the red deer frontlets, from the online catalogue of the Archaeology Data Service website. Simply accept the terms and conditions and click the photographs only box when searching. You can search by material or type of object.

Visit the site http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/scarr_eh_2013/query.cfm

Video of reconstructed environment

Source: vimeo.com/user18524402

Fly through of Lake Flixton around 9000 BC.

Watch this video on Vimeo.com http://vimeo.com/66913559

Britain’s first house

Source: uci.ie

Video from University College Dublin on reconstructing Britain's first house.

Watch this video on YouTube.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2O22LMgS4V4

Mesolithic poster

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Poster about Mesolithic life from the University of York.

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Time Team episode

Source: channel4.com

A Time Team Special from Channel 4 about the Mesolithic period with a strong focus on Star Carr 6:0-9:50 and 14:05-16:25) and a section about the frontlets which begins at 35:58.

Watch this video on Channel4.com http://www.channel4.com/programmes/time-team-specials/4od#3591277

Article for young people

Source: mylearning.org

An article for young people on the My Learning website.

Visit the site http://www.mylearning.org/star-carr-deer-antlers/

Outside the classroom

Here are some relevant museums and sites to visit.

Rotunda Museum

Source: scarboroughmuseumstrust.org.uk

Visit the Rotunda Museum in Scarborough.

Visit the site http://www.scarboroughmuseumstrust.org.uk/our-venues/rotunda-museum.html

Yorkshire Museum

Source: yorkshiremuseum.org.uk

Visit the Yorkshire Museum in York.

Visit the site http://www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk/

British Museum

Source: britishmuseum.org

Visit the British Museum.

Visit the site http://www.britishmuseum.org

Mesolithic headdress