Star Carr

Excavation in the Vale of Pickering

Some pictures from the recent excavation

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A view of the Star Carr field looking West. The two testpits from the 2006 season are in the foreground.
One of the trenches which spanned the dryland and wet deposits.
Trench in early state of excavation.
The archaeological layer where flint and antler was found. There was comparatively little wood at this layer.
Excavating red deer antler.
Worked red deer antler.
Excavating the worked red deer antler
Antler having been lifted from the trench.
Brushwood below the layer where the antler and flint was found.