Flints and hazelnuts

Flints and hazelnuts (9000-6000 BC)Flints and hazelnuts (9000-6000 BC)

 

Objects from the Mesolithic period are usually found in sand drifts and on cover sand deposits. Most finds are small pieces of flint that were used as tools or arrowheads. Bits of hazelnut shell are also found quite frequently. All these objects are the scarce remains of countless camps made by bands of hunter-gatherers. Thousands of years ago they preferred to camp on sites like these, strategically positioned in the landscape.

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