A Mesolithic II cremation burial excavated on the edge of an alluvial terrace at Concevreux revealed a sizeable mass of ashes together with an unusual set of offerings : boars’ canine teeth, stags’ antlers, pikes’ vertebrae, tools made of chalk, iron oxides. Among the human remains were found certain other items burnt in the pyre: trapeziums, stags’ canine teeth [?], bones of small furry mammals. This is the first Mesolithic sealed off ensemble in the north of France to have contained trapeziums. The analysis of bone remains shows that there were two deceased people

Traduction : Margaret & Jean-louis CADOUX