vrijdag, 24 mei 2019

Klekkenden Hoj, a restored passage grave on Mon Island in Denmark

The passage grave of Klekkenden Hoj on the island of Mon was built during the New Stone Age between 5500 and 4800 years ago....

South Korea, a land with more than 35,000 dolmens

Surprisingly, South Korea is home to more than half of all prehistoric dolmens known to exist in the world. The peninsula also contains the...

Tollund Man

In 1950 peat workers in Jutland, Denmark, found the preserved body of a man in the peat bog. The body appeared so fresh...

Builders of Stonehenge and the hunebeds were related

New research published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution (May 2019) suggests that the people who built the hunebeds and Stonehenge...

De grootste Bronstijd kopermijn ter wereld

Het geheim van een kustplaats in Wales Llandudno is een vakantie stad aan de zeekust in Noord Wales. Met zijn lange zandstrand, brede Victoriaanse boulevard,...

The Treasures of Troy

Heinrich Schliemann (1822 – 1890) was a German pioneer in the field of archaeology. To some, however, he was an adventurer and...

Troy, ancient city of Homer

Troy or Truva lies 30 kilometres south of Canakkale in Turkey and about six kilometres from the Dardanelles strait. The modern name for Troy...

Ancient skeletons found in Oxfordshire, UK

Twenty-six human skeletons, thought to be about 3,000 years old, have been found during excavations to lay new water pipes.

Lost hunebeds in Drenthe and Groningen

When Prof van Giffen prepared his inventory of hunebeds around 100 years ago, he numbered those in Drenthe D1 to D54 and...

Forget Route 66 – Drive the Hunebed Highway

The N34 is a major road running through the Province of Drenthe in the Netherlands. Between Emmen in the south and Groningen in the...