Well-Preserved Neolithic Trackway Discovered in England — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

SUFFOLK, ENGLAND—The Guardian reports that a 4,300-year-old wooden trackway was discovered in eastern England during the construction of a wind farm. A 4,800-year-old causewayed enclosure and a later ring ditch were also found nearby. Situated on a slope near a river, the wooden path appears to have led to a level platform, also made of…

This could be my ‘Prehistoric Trackways 3’ post. I am not sure what fascinates me about these discoveries.

I guess it is because they have survived, and in some cases in exceptional detail. The planks of this trsxkway you can see the apprentice/practice marks on the wood!

 

via Well-Preserved Neolithic Trackway Discovered in England — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

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