You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.


These charred hazelnuts were found at the Mesolithic site at Westward Ho! in Devon and are over 6,000 years old. Hazelnuts were an important food resource as they could be stored for a long time, and are rich in protein and unsaturated fat. - Mesolithic (10000-4000 BC) -