Bronze Age village uncovered

Archaeologists have uncovered evidence of a settlement dating back 4,000 years, close to the Tees Estuary.

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Fragments of life 4,000 years ago found on Teesside

Work to create a nature reserve near the Tees Estuary has uncovered evidence of a settlement dating back to the Bronze Age.

Archaeologists brought in to investigate the site discovered these artefacts.

Iron Age pottery, deliberately coarse to make it more robust Credit: ITV
Pieces of flint arrowheads, made of flint Credit: ITV
Pieces of jet - possibly jewellery, although archaeologists do not currently know what these were used for. Credit: ITV
A smooth jar, made of pottery, from the Iron Age Credit: ITV
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