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Was Stonehenge second-hand?

It is well known that the bluestones used at Stonehenge were brought from the Preseli Hills in Wales, 150 miles (240 km) away. But...

Ancient brewery discovered in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt believe they have discovered the world's oldest known brewery in Abydos, close to the River Nile north of Luxor. According to...

World’s oldest cave painting found in Indonesia

Archaeologists investigating caves on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia have discovered the world's oldest known figurative art – a life-size painting of an...

Gua Tambun cave paintings, Malaysia

The cave art of Gua Tambun is the largest display of Neolithic rock paintings in Asia and is estimated to be between 2,000 and 5,000...

Kamouh el Hermel, Lebanon

Kamouh el Hermel (“the Pyramid of Hermel”) is an ancient pyramid in Baalbek, Lebanon. It is also sometimes known as God's Pyramid, House of El, the Funnel of Hermel or Needle of Hermel. Due...

Tassili n’Ajjer National Park, Algeria

Tassili n'Ajjer, or “Plateau of Rivers”, is a vast sandstone plateau in south-east Algeria, at the borders of Libya, Niger and Mali. Covering an area...

Dolmens and drones – hunebeds from the air

Thanks to new technology, you can now take a virtual tour of all 52 hunebeds in Drenthe without leaving home. Drone-mounted cameras allow you...

Unusual pyramid monument found in the Lebanon

A pyramid-shaped burial monument found in the Lebanon is believed to be 1,500 years older than the Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu) in Egypt....

Neolithic cup from the Outer Hebrides

Chris Murray is a former Royal Navy diver who continues to dive for sport in Scottish lochs. Over the last few years he has...

Europe’s earliest bone tools found in Britain

Archaeologists believe that they have identified the earliest known bone tools ever found in Europe, dating back almost 500,000 years. Around 25 years ago the...




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