Prehistoric Drum Found in Child’s Grave Dubbed “Most Important” Finding in a Century

Burton Agnes chalk drum, chalk ball and bone pin. 3005–2890 BC (courtesy the British Museum) The British Museum’s got the beat, with last week’s exciting announcement of a revelatory discovery on a country estate near the village of Burton Agnes in East Yorkshire. The 5,000-year-old chalk sculpture is also described as a drum, unearthed during … Read more