A reconstruction drawing of prehistoric hunting of aurochs
©Museum of London/Derek Lucas
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Prehistoric hunting of aurochs from arond 1800 BC. This artist's impression shows hunters killing the forest-dwelling aurochs, which had just been flushed out into an ambush in the open. This reconstruction was based on recent excavations at Holloway Lane in Hillingdon, London.
1800 BC - 1800 BC