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Dr Frieman said the dig would not have been possible without the help of a team of enthusiastic and skilled volunteers from the Cornwall Archaeological Society, the tenant farmers, John and Vanessa Hutchings and the strong support of the National Trust who own and manage the site and their Regional Archaeologist James Parry.

The excavation was funded through a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) and a contribution from the ANU College of Archaeology and Anthropology.

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We also appear to have some identifiable fragments of bone among the cremated remains so we'll potentially be able to tell a lot about the individual themselves," she said.

Other items found include various examples of Cornish Bronze Age pottery, flint tools and two high-quality hammer stones, used to make flint tools.

However, what has puzzled Dr Frieman and her team was the discovery of medieval activity on the same site.

But no, don’t laugh, seriously now, in fact numerous archaeological excavations at early Cornish Mesolithic sites have turned up fossilised pasties in context and below is a photo of one.

In fact if you look closely at the example you can see an entry wound of a spear in the bottom left-hand corner.

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