Oldest Tooth Bridges Gap in History

  • Mark Roberts
  • Laura BasellUniversity of Bristol

Press/Media: Research


Coverage of Boxgrove tooth which I discovered when participating in excavations at Boxgrove directed by Mark Roberts of UCL. These remain the oldest human remains in Britain. (2019).

Period08 Sep 1995

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleOldest tooth bridges gap in history
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Independent
    Media typePrint
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionArticle in the Independent newspaper covering my discovery of the oldest remains in Britain whilst working at Boxgrove, the site discovered by Mark Roberts who directed excavations there.
    Producer/AuthorDavid Keys
    PersonsMark Roberts, Laura Basell