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World’s oldest boatyard

Recent excavations by the Maritime Archaeological Trust off the coast of the Isle of Wight in the south of England have revealed the world’s...

Bring your own food to the feast!

A study published in 2019 in the American journal Science Advances provides further proof that ancient British monuments such as Stonehenge and Avebury acted as focal...

Hawaiian Petroglyphs

The term ‘prehistory’ usually refers to ancient civilisations such as the Stone Age, but the word really implies ‘a time before written records’. Even...

9,000 year-old settlement found in Israel

As reported on the BBC News website (16 July 2019), the Israel Antiquities Authority has announced a dramatic archaeological discovery near Jerusalem. Thousands of...

The Cave of Hands in Argentina

Cueva de las Manos (Spanish: Cave of Hands) is a series of caves located in the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina, 163 km south of the town of Perito...

The Nebra Sky Disc

The State Museum of Prehistory in Halle, Germany, (Landesmuseum fur Vorgeschichte) holds a collection of more than 11 million finds. The collection includes the...

2,300-year-old bark shield found in UK

An “astonishing and unparalleled” 2,300-year-old shield made of tree bark has been discovered in Leicestershire, the only example of its kind ever...

The Mold gold cape

The Mold gold cape is one of the British Museum's most prized possessions. Made in the Bronze Age around 3,700 years ago, it was...

“Hollow mounds” on Møn, Denmark

The island of Møn in southern Denmark is a great place to visit for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. The beautiful scenery is similar...

Tollund Man

In 1950 peat workers in Jutland, Denmark, found the preserved body of a man in the peat bog. The body appeared so fresh...


Cairn van Barnenez

Menhir du Champ-Dolent

World’s oldest boatyard

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