Exhibition Objects

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31 search results for Creswell Crags: Pin Hole cave

  • Antler fragments
    Antler fragments

    Reindeer antler gnawed by spotted hyaenas from Pin Hole. Last Cold Stage (Middle Devensian) , 50,000 - 35,000 years old.

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  • Arctic lemming
    Arctic lemming

    Lower jaw of arctic lemming from Pin Hole. Last Ice Age

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  • Awl
    Awl

    Awl from Pin Hole made on bone from the lower back leg of an arctic hare. Upper Palaeolithic tool, 12,500 years old.

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  • Beaker Pottery Drawing
    Beaker Pottery Drawing

    Drawing of Late Neolithic / Early Bronze Age decorated pottery Pin Hole. Age of pottery uncertain.

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  • Brown bear skull
    Brown bear skull

    Skull of brown bear from Pin Hole. Middle to late Last Ice Age.

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  • Cave sequences
    Cave sequences

    Drawing by A.L. Armstrong showing the relationships of deposits in Pin Hole and Mother Grundy's Parlour.

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  • Cheddar point
    Cheddar point

    Point from Pin Hole made on flint blade. Upper Palaeolithic tool, 12,500 years old.

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  • Egg shell
    Egg shell

    Shell from a species of duck from Pin Hole. Age uncertain

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  • Engraved fragment
    Engraved fragment

    Upper Palaeolithic or later decorated object from Pin Hole. Age uncertain. Made on bone

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  • Engraving of a man
    Engraving of a man

    Art object made on rib bone of woolly rhinoceros from Pin Hole. Upper Palaeolithic, age uncertain.

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  • Excavation finds
    Excavation finds

    Photograph of objects excavated from Pin Hole and Robin Hood Cave in 1875.

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  • Excavation photograph
    Excavation Photograph

    Photograph of A.L. Armstrong and G.A.Garfitt in Pin Hole soon after 1924.

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  • Excavation Photograph
    Excavation Photograph

    Photograph of G.A.Garfitt and an assistant sieving outside Pin Hole in the 1920s.

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  • Excavation photograph
    Excavation photograph

    Photograph by A.L. Armstrong in 1926 of the back leg bone of a wild cow and a flint blade in situ in Pin Hole.

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  • Gnawed and digested bone fragment
    Gnawed and digested bone fragment

    Bison bone from Pin Hole. Last Ice Age.

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  • Lion jaw
    Lion jaw

    Lower jaw of a lion from Pin Hole gnawed by spotted hyaenas. Last Ice Age (Middle Devensian), 50,000-38,000 years old. Bone

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  • Mammoth foot bone
    Mammoth foot bone

    Bone from Pin Hole. Late last Ice Age, 12,500 years old.

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  • Mammoth jaw
    Mammoth jaw

    Upper jaw of a young woolly mammoth from Pin Hole. Last Ice Age.

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  • Pin Hole section drawing
    Pin Hole section drawing

    Drawing by A.L. Armstrong of the layers in Pin Hole during excavation between 1924-1936.

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  • Point
    Point

    Upper Palaeolithic weapon tip from Pin Hole, 12,500 years old. Made from mammoth ivory

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  • Pollen grains
    Pollen grains

    Pollen from flowering plants extracted from spotted hyaena droppings from Pin Hole. Last Ice Age (Middle Devensian), 50,000-38,000 years old.

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  • Reindeer antler
    Reindeer antler

    Antler from male reindeer from Pin Hole. Middle Last Ice Age, 37,500 years old.

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  • Reindeer antler
    Reindeer antler

    Antler from female reindeer from Pin Hole. Middle Last Ice Age, 35,000 years old

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  • Section drawing
    Section drawing

    20th century drawing of a section through sediments in Pin Hole drawn by A.L. Armstrong

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  • Side scraper
    Side scraper

    Middle Palaeolithic tool from Pin Hole. 40,000 years old. Made on a flint flake.

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  • Side scraper
    Side scraper

    Side scraper from Pin Hole made on a quartzite flake. Middle Palaeolithic tool, 50,000 - 38,000 years old.

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  • Spotted hyaena skull
    Spotted hyaena skull

    Skull of spotted hyaena from Pin Hole. Last Ice Age (Middle Devensian), 40,000-22,000 years old.

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  • Tanged point
    Tanged point

    Upper Palaeolithic weapon from Pin Hole. 30,000 - 28,000 years old. Made on a flint blade

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  • Wild horse jaw
    Wild horse jaw

    Lower wild horse jaw from Pin Hole. Last Ice Age (Middle Devensian), 50,000-38,000 years old.

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  • Woolly rhinoceros jaw
    Woolly rhinoceros jaw

    Jaw bone from Pin Hole. Last Ice Age, 50,000-38,000 years old.

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  • Woolly rhinoceros shoulder blade
    Woolly rhinoceros shoulder blade

    Woolly rhinoceros shoulder blade from Pin Hole gnawed by spotted hyaenas. Last Ice Age, 50,000-38,000 years old.

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