woensdag, 18 september 2019

Remarkable megalithic remains in Myrhøj, Denmark

In the north of Denmark, not far from Ertebolle, lies one of the strangest Branze Age structures in the country. A straight line,...

Hunebeds in the north of Alentejo, Portugal

In the north of the province of Alentejo in Portugal stand more than 100 hunebeds (or dolmens) and menhirs. They are older than the...

Zambujeiro, the largest hunebed in Portugal

This hunebed stands not far from Evora, close to the village of Valverde. It was built between 4000 and 3500 BC. It jas...

Almendres, the Portuguese Stonehenge

Almendres, not far from Evora, is one of the finest megalithic sites in Portugal. The megalithic stone circle is the largest on the Iberian...

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...

Cup marks on Dutch hunebeds

By Mette van der Merwe Cup Marks on Dutch hunebedsDownload

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...