Hunting Mammoth and Early Humans in Dorset by Dr. Matt Pope

Dorset has an untapped fossil record of early Stone Age archaeology and vertebrate remains. In this talk, this potential set against the wider early Stone Age record of the English Channel region, covering themes of human evolution, climate and sea level change.

Geology Panels Triptych No.3 by Kenneth Hatts - Dorset County Museum © 2015

Geology Panels Triptych No.3 by Kenneth Hatts – Dorset County Museum © 2015

The ancient landscape of Dorset and its potential to deliver new finds, new data and perspectives on the earliest archaeological records of North West Europe will be outlined in particular the site of Dewlish, will be introduced and its importance in finding the evidence for the first humans in the region will be discussed.

‘Hunting Mammoth and Early Humans in Dorset’ by Dr. Matt Pope is a FREE talk is open to all. To cover costs, a small donation of £3.00 is encouraged. The talk will take place in the Museum’s Victorian Gallery on Friday 6th November, 7.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm).

For further information contact the Museum on on 01305 756827 or check the website on www.dorsetcountymuseum.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter

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