Archaeology

  1. Did humans arrive in the Americas during the ice age?

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    Video caption: It was previously thought that massive ice sheets had prevented human migration

    It was previously thought that massive ice sheets had prevented human migration to the region - but a study of footprints suggest people were there earlier

  2. Bronze Age coffin found on golf course to be shown

    A 4,000-year-old wooden coffin found by chance on a golf course is to go on display.

    Preservation work being carried out

    The 10ft (3m) long Bronze Age relic, containing the remains of a man holding an axe, were uncovered during work on a pond in July 2018.

    Experts believe the site, under Tetney Golf Club, Lincolnshire, was the burial place of a high-status individual.

    Two years of preservation work will take place before it is exhibited at the Lincoln Collection Museum.