Filed under Mesolithic

Get ahead – Shaman style

Get ahead – Shaman style

This week we took delivery of seven deer skulls we will be using to recreate the Star Carr head-dresses. The originals are twenty-one adult red deer skull with antlers altered to be worn as head-dresses.  They all date to the Early Mesolithic, about 9,500 years old, and were discovered at the site in the Vale of Pickering, North … Continue reading

A Day of Deer

The skulls of seven deer arrived today, ready for us to work into antler head dresses.  They are all relatively young males, teenagers of the deer world.   Their skulls and antlers are extremely beautiful – deer bones are some of the most attractive, being extremely gracile compare to most other terrestrial mammals.   We … Continue reading