woensdag, 05 oktober 2022

Marriages and megaliths

In earlier times, dolmens and other megaliths were places where people gathered. Here, justice was delivered, oaths were taken and other rituals were performed...

New agreement with the Groningen Institute for Archaeology

For many years the Hunebed Centre has worked closely with the Groningen Institute for Archaeology (GIA), part of the University of Groningen. The collaboration...

Prehistoric recipes

Those readers who enjoy cooking and experimenting with different ingredients may like to try these recipes. They all include wild herbs which were already...

Dolmen and Fairies in France

The dolmen pictured above, the most important megalith in Provence and classified as a historic monument in 1889, is called “péiro de la fado”...

Megaliths of the World, new book in two volumes

Edited by Luc Laporte, Jean-Marc Large, Laurent Nespoulous, Chris Scarre, Tara Steimer-Herbet Bringing together the latest research on megalithic monuments throughout the world, 150 researchers offer 72 articles in 1428...

The devil and dolmens at Vehrte

In the municipality of Belm near Osnabrück in Germany, around the village of Vehrte, the devil was very active in ancient times. It's not...

Clonehenge – a blend of facts and fun

Searching on Google can sometimes take you straight to what you were looking for. More often you get hopelessly distracted and waste hours surfing...

Stories about sacrificial stones – 2

A giant, out of anger at the lords of Herzberg Castle, would have tried to throw the Sacrifice Stone on the Eisenberg of Wallenstein...

How to Build Stonehenge

There are three big questions about Stonehenge – who built it? Why? How? This new book ‘How to Build Stonehenge’ focuses on answering the...

Arthur’s Stone is under archaeological investigation; memento of a battle, worship, sacrificial table or...

King Arthur defeated a giant at Arthur's Stone in Herefordshire. During his fall, this giant left an imprint on one of the stones of...