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Intriguing stone tools found at a Bronze Age site | ArchaeoFeed
A cache of unusual stone tools from the Bronze Age was found by the Iron Age Moel Arthur hillfort, North-East Wales, in a place that would have been a stream around 4500 years ago. Stone tools found at the site (by Ian Brooks) Around 20 of the roughly triangular stone tools of various sizes appear to have been deposited deliberately, or ceremonially, on a plateau north-east of the Moel Arthur hillfort, which is one of six hill forts in the Clwydian Range thought to have been built around 800 BC. The tools were found by a team of archaeologist of Clwydian Range Archaeological Group nearby a site called "the burnt mound" that it was used to produce large amounts of hot water, by heating stones in a fire and dropping them into a trough-shaped pit filled with water from the nearby stream. Carbon dating of the tools found there places activity at the site between 2456-2583 BC. The recently discovered cache of tools does not seem related to the activity at the burnt mound, but they appeared