Pre-historic records of archaeology.
Provides a method of reconstructing
history, before written records, so what we know about our ancestors
is through their bones and objects left behind.
Pre-history is divided into periods
defined by advance in technology; The Stone Age, The Bronze Age,
and The Iron Age.
The discovers in 1911 of fragments
of pre-historic remains, were found, included fragments of teeth
and thigh bones of, a Mastodon, a Hippopotamus, and a Beaver, part
of a Red Deer’s antler, also the teeth of a Pleistocene horse.
These animals roamed Brighton and
Hove Sussex and other areas in England at different times during
On display in Hove Museum
The thigh bone from a Mastodon.
A Mastodon is an extinct relative
of the elephant. It was similar in size to today's elephants, a
woolly type of elephants though it had a slightly longer body and