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The Later Prehistoric Norfolk Project examines the similarities and differences between the extremities of Eurasia in prehistory and proto-history. In this post, Andy Hutcheson describes the excavations that took place at Warham Camp in July 2023 as part of The Later Prehistoric Norfolk Project.

Before the arrival of Christianity, with its assimilation of previous beliefs and festivals, the period we now call Christmas, around the mid-winter solstice, was also an important annual event for people of many cultures and times. We can see from archaeology how deep this marking of the close of one year and beginning of the next goes back into the past.

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