Dog's tooth test by North East student reveals epic prehistoric journey

Dog's tooth test by North East student reveals epic prehistoric journey
 

A North East student has found evidence of a possible epic 250-mile journey between one Mesolithic man and his dog around 7,000 years ago.
And it is hoped the discovery by Bryony Rogers, 22, of Durham University will help save an archaeological dig located near the famous Stonehenge site in Wiltshire.
She was given a dog’s tooth found at the Blick Mead excavation which came from an animal believed to be roughly the size, shape and possibly colour of an Alsatian.
The enamel on a tooth contains a chemical record of its owners living environment.
Using isotope analysis to investigate its... read more

 
8 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 31
Source: Sunday Sun
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