dinsdag, 18 januari 2022

Remarkable underwater cave paintings

The Cosquer Cave off the coast of Marseille, France, is the entrance to an underwater cavern containing a collection of prehistoric cave paintings which...

De oudste brouwerij ter wereld

Nieuwe archeologische ontdekkingen worden tegenwoordig zo vaak aangekondigd dat het moeilijk is om ze bij te houden. In februari 2021 maakten archeologen in Egypte...

De vroege mens in Marokko

De geschiedenis - en prehistorie - van de vroege mens in Noord-Afrika gaat terug tot de Middensteentijd, zo'n 150.000 jaar geleden. Opgravingen, zoals die...

Enormous Neolithic cemetery discovered in Poland

In March 2021 it was announced that archaeologists in Poland have discovered a large cemetery containing dozens of graves dating from the Neolithicum around...

African child buried 78,000 years ago

An infant laid to rest in an earthen grave 78,000 years ago is the earliest known human burial in Africa, according to a paper...

World’s Largest Dolmen as Moon- and Sundial

In the category ‘my hunebed’ we invite people to write about their own personal thoughts about hunebeds. Here is a story of Peter van...

World’s oldest beer

New archaeological discoveries are being announced so frequently these days that it is difficult to keep up with them. In February 2021 archaeologists in...

Conference about megalithic monuments in Europe and Asia

From 25 till 29 of May the University of Evora in Portugal organises an online and free conference about Megalithic Monuments in Europe and...

Dutch Dolmens and European Day of Megalithic Culture

Megalithic structures can be found all over the world, but what sort can you find in the Netherlands? In this English-language video Alun Harvey introduces you to...

Hatshepsut, female king of Egypt

Cleopatra, Nefertiti, Nefertari … women who are famous as the wives of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt. Many women had a relatively high status and...