Boxgrove


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A palaeolithic excavation site in West Sussex (UK) that dates—per the ‘vole clock’—the first human habitation of Britain—by Homo heidelbergensis— 500,000 years ago
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Few archaeologists would deny some level of hunting and co-operative behaviour (the hominids are after all primates, and at Boxgrove they make tools to fashion other tools with -- soft hammers).
As the excavations at Barnham and Boxgrove (Austin 1994) indicate, hominids often conducted different `knapping sets' in different parts of a site.
At Boxgrove, not one of the excavated handaxes shows signs of macroscopic damage (Roberts et al.
Despite this time-averaged nature of much of the record, the examination of refitted lithic debitage or of the butchery patterns for individual animals, from some of even the oldest sites such as Boxgrove [Roberts et al.
Gabriel holding a cluster of Easter lilies, was made by the women artists, Emily Ford and Mary Lowndes in 1904 for a church commission in Boxgrove Sussex.
Sharp panes: L-R: Emily Ford and Mary Lowndes' St Gabriel window (1904), Priory Church of St Mary and St Blaise, Boxgrove, Sussex; Wilhelmina Geddes and An Tur Gloine, Saints Edmund, Joan of Arc and Louis detail of war memorial east window (1919), St Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Ottawa, Ontario; Henry Holiday, St Philip and the Ethiopoan Eunuch window (1905), St Andew's Church, Old Cleeve, Somerset (c)PETER CORMACK
Sharp panes: From left, Emily Ford and Mary Lowndes' St Gabriel window (1904), Priory Church of St Mary and St Blaise, Boxgrove, Sussex; Wilhelmina Geddes and An Tur Gloine, Saints Edmund, Joan of Arc and Louis detail of war memorial east window (1919), St Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Ottawa, Ontario; Henry Holiday, St Philip and the Ethiopoan Eunuch window (1905), St Andew's Church, Old Cleeve, Somerset (c)PETER CORMACK
The second was devoted to 'The rhino hunters' of Boxgrove.
A horse's shoulder blade at Boxgrove bears a semicircular hole that may have resulted from a spear thrust by a human ancestor.
Among them are a new Middle Pleistocene locality in the Boxgrove palaeolandscape in West Sussex, mapping the landform assemblages and archaeological record of the Lower Khuzestan plain in southwestern Iran using remote-sensing and GIS techniques, sand dune morphodynamics and prehistoric human occupation in northwestern Ireland, environmental change and evidence for Archaic and Woodland floodplain occupation along the lower Nottawasaga River in southern Ontario, and a case study of urban geoarchaeology and sustainability on Manhattan Island in New York City.
Sharp (1882-1953), a solicitor who was the inspiration behind the Boxgrove Tipteers revival.
More sophisticated stone, antler and bone tools were found in the 1990s in Boxgrove, Sussex, which are believed to be half a million years old.