dinsdag, 11 december 2018
La Hougue Bie. Man vyi [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

La Hougue Bie on Jersey: an unusual passage grave

La Hougue Bie stands in Grouville on the Channel Island of Jersey. The site consists of a passage grave, two old churches, an underground...

Prehistoric remains on Dartmoor

The Dartmoor National Park in Devon covers 954m2 and the moorland is capped with granite outcrops dating from the Carboniferous Period. The moor contains...

New tombs discovered in Luxor, Egypt

Last Saturday (24 November 2018) in Luxor, Southern Egypt, Egyptian authorities unveiled the well-preserved mummy of a woman inside a previously unopened coffin dating...

Nubia – Land of the Black Pharaohs in the Drents Museum, Assen

Following the recent successful exhibition displaying treasures from Iran, from 16 December 2018 the Drents Museum in Assen will present a large international archaeological...

Towards a new exhibition about the hunebed builders

On 31 October the permanent exhibition about the hunebed builders in the Hunebed Centre in Borger closes its doors. Then work will start immediately...

Exhibition about hunebed D27, the Rembrandt of prehistory

The largest hunebed in the Netherlands has never had an exhibition of its own. Strange, when you consider that D27 in Borger is one...

Jerash, a Roman city in Jordan

The old Roman city of Jerash was only discovered by an archaeologist in 1806. It was covered by an enormous pile of sand, part...

What can bones tell archaeologists?

Archaeological excavations reveal many things such as soil traces and finds of objects. Differences in soil colour can indicate the position of post-holes or...

The Comet Stone near the Ring of Brodgar

The ‘Comet Stone’ is a menhir or standing stone, dating from the New Stone Age, close to the Loch of Stenness. The stone lies...

Kents Cavern – a Geopark Gateway Visitor Centre

The county of Devon in South West England is famous as a popular holiday destination, and since 2007 it has also been home to...