Musings of an autodidact

Britain’s Pompeii

CNN: History made: In an astonishing Bronze Age discovery a 3000-year-old community has been unearthed

For the last ten months — day by day, week by week — the excavation has yielded up a wealth of astonishing finds including pottery, textiles, metal work and ancient timbers. The dig offers, as site manager Mark Knight from the Cambridge Archaeological Unit put it, “a genuine snapshot” of a lost world — a prehistoric settlement from the Bronze Age some 3000 years ago.

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