Monday, April 27, 2015
Intact Neolithic Fishing Leister from the Danish Seafloor
I wrote about back in November, which continues to produce amazing finds. Above, diagram of how a leister worked. These days most Americans know eels only as part of Japanese or Korean cuisine, but until the twentieth century they were the most widely eaten fish in Europe and the US, the protein mainstay of many communities close to rivers and wetlands.