Well-preserved 6 000-year-old leaves falling from an elm on the discovery of archaeologists


A leaf falls from an elm tree 6000 years ago was found intact by archaeologists in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Scientists have found a leaf–with a selection of Stone Age tools and pottery–when they clear a piece of land outside of Blackpool along the coast of Northern England.

Lead the archaeologists Fraser Brown told The Daily Mail, considered to be of national significance.

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A perfectly well-preserved leaves(see above), fell from an elm 6,000 years ago have been found intact.

A perfectly well-preserved leaves(see above), fell from an elm 6,000 years ago have been found intact.
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“We’ve found extensive deposits of peat and marine clay, which help protect the ancient plant to maintain and produce information on the local vegetation, water, climate and human activity,”he explained, a British publication.

“We also found pottery, stone tools and the charred remains provide direct evidence for Stone Age hunter-gatherer foraging, and possibly camping, at the water’s edge and later on, the Neolithic and Bronze Age farmers living on the edge of a Salt Marsh,”Brown added.

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Rare pottery and tool fragments found at the site include(from left)portion of the Carinated bowl. On the right, from the same place, there are some old twigs and hazelnuts.

Rare pottery and tool fragments found at the site include(from left)portion of the Carinated bowl. On the right, from the same place, there are some old twigs and hazelnuts.
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Transportation projects, found in the live coverage also includes wood, leaves, hazelnuts and ancient pollen.

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