Archaeologists must avoid prehistoric Brexit parallels – they encourage twisted readings of the past

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This is not the first Brexit, apparently. That “watery Brexit” happened around 6,000 BC when Britain was detached from continental Europe with the final formation of the English Channel as it is today. Or maybe it occurred two millennia later, when late Neolithic populations in Britain cut themselves off from the rest of Europe in what has been called a “Neolithic Brexit”.
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