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Museum planned for prehistoric cave art

Museum planned for prehistoric cave art
trefwoorden: UK - muurschilderingen - museum
The earliest-known example of prehistoric cave art in Britain could get a new 4.5m museum.
A lottery bid is being prepared to allow the cave art to go on public view, although the exact details have yet to be worked out.
The art - first revealed in June - consists of 12,000-year-old engravings of birds and an ibex carved into the stone walls at Creswell Crags, on the border of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
Nigel Mills, manager of the Creswell Heritage Trust, told BBC News Online that "these discoveries show how important Creswell Crags are in global terms.

Lees verder in: BBC News (25 juli 2003)