Explore Ancient Subterranean Chambers of Grime’s Graves

About 4500 years ago, during the construction of the Great Pyramid in Egypt, flint was extensively mined in Grime’s Graves in eastern England. The underground passages carved by prehistoric miners are full of mysteries. A new tourist route has just been opened.

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4 min readMay 8, 2024

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[Photo: Pit 1, Grime’s Graves by Ian Taylor, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons]

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