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More dating evidence for human remains in British caves

  • Andrew T. Chamberlain (a1)

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ANTIQUITY's recent report on direct radiocarbon dates for human bone from Welsh caves had them concentrated in two distinct Postglacial periods. The larger pattern for Britain as a whole is also striking.

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More dating evidence for human remains in British caves

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