The earliest humans in northern Europe
Over the past six years, archaeologists excavating on the coast of eastern England have uncovered remains that revolutionise the way we think about the early human colonisation of northern Europe.
Happisburgh 800,000 years ago
This reconstruction shows how we believe a summer morning in Happisburgh (pronounced Haze-boro), Norfolk might have looked about 800,000 years ago.
Artwork: John Sibbick
Nick Ashton, Department of Prehistory and Europe, British Museum
Simon Parfitt, Natural History Museum
Dr Simon Lewis, Queen Mary University of London,
Project start: 2004
End date: 2010