Museum asks: What are they?

TULLIE House Museum, Carlisle, has been donated two very rare Neolithic wooden tridents by Cumbria County Council and is putting them on display for the public to give their theories on what they were used for.

The two 5,000-year-old tridents were discovered during the archaeological excavations prior to the construction of the Carlisle Northern Development Route, and add to the mystery surrounding identical finds in Cumbria and Northern Ireland around 200 years ago.

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