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Dr John Renouf talks about Stone Age man in Jersey, including: Ice ages, caves at La Côtte à La Chèvre, near Grosnez and La Côtte de St Brelade near Ouaisné; discovery of teeth of neanderthal man; changes in sea level and their relation to inhabitation of the caves; remains of deer found at Belle Hougue Point; radio carbon dating of human settlement at the Pinnacle site, circa 3070 bc; differences in craftsmanship in artefacts found; beginning of the Bronze Age circa 2000 bc; the gold torque; the Iron Age; Gaulish coin hoards including that La Marquanderie.

Reference R/03/A/13
Date 1970
Names Renouf, John, Doctor
Keywords sound | Caves | Coins | Archaeology | Prehistoric
Category R-Sound Recording
Places Belle Hougue Point, Pinnacle Rock, La Marquanderie, St Brelade, La Côtte à La Chèvre, St Ouen, La Côtte de St Brelade, Ouaisné
Dimensions 1 cassette
Language English
Level of description File

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