Wednesday 28 July 2021

Unique Neanderthal camp found during car park dig in Den Bosch

The remains of a Neanderthal camp have been found during the building of an underground car park in Den Bosch, local broadcaster Omroep Brabant said on Wednesday.

The camp is dated from between 40,000 and 70,000 years ago and is unique in Dutch archeological history, archeologists says. The city council is holding a press conference this afternoon to explain more about the find.

The car park is being dug on the Hekellaan which is also the site of the old Den Bosch city walls, Omroep Brabant said. This summer city archeologists staged a small exhibition of finds from the dig.

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