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Prehistoric child is discovered buried with ‘toy hedgehog’ at Stonehenge

October 13, 2008

This toy hedgehog, found in a child’s grave at Stonehenge, is proof of what we have always known – children have always loved to play.

The chalk figurine was probably a favourite possession of the three year old, and placed next to the child when they died in the late Bronze Age or early Iron Age, around 3,000 years ago.

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