Stone Age Village in Yorkshire


    Now that archaeological research aims at the reconstruction of a cultural phase as a whole, rather than at bringing to light by excavation individual antiquities of exceptional interest or artistic merit, the announcement of the discovery of a remote but complete village of the stone age at Rinyo on the Island of Rousay, Orkney (The Times, July 29) has an importance which transcends the intrinsic interest of any individual object likely to be obtained there.

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    Stone Age Village in Yorkshire. Nature 142, 246–247 (1938).

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