Neolithic art is saved by lasers

tags: cave art, art, UK, Neolithic, Teesdale



MILITARY laser technology normally used to map out the battlefield is coming to the aid of crumbling prehistoric rock carvings in Teesdale.

No one knows who created the carved rocks that appear in a number of spots on the fells of Teesdale – or why.

The Neolithic art created 5,000 years ago bears a series of mysterious shapes, including concentric circles, interlocking rings and hollowed cups....




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