Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Neolithic tridents discovered in northern England

Tullie House museum  in Carlisle, Northwest England, has been donated two very rare Neolithic wooden tridents by Cumbria County Council and is putting them on display for the public to give their theories onwhat they were used for.

Neolithic tridents discovered in northern England
Tridents on display. Image Tullie House Museum [Credit: © Tullie House
Museum and Art Gallery Trust]
The two tridents were discovered during the archaeological excavations prior to the construction of the Carlisle Northern Development Route (CNDR), and add to the mystery surrounding identical finds in Cumbria and Northern Ireland around 200 years ago.

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