World Archaeology

Avebury stone circle contains hidden square

World Archaeology News from Stone Pages - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 17:09
A square formation has been discovered within the Neolithic stone circle at Avebury, a village 130 kilometres west of London. Archaeologists believe the hidden stones, discovered using ground-penetrating radar, were...
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Ancient funeral practices at Carrowkeel

World Archaeology News from Stone Pages - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 15:11
New insights into death rites of the ancient people of Ireland are being provided through studies led by a researcher at the Department of Anatomy at New Zealand's University of...
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Long barrow near Stonehenge to be excavated

World Archaeology News from Stone Pages - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 15:10
A Neolithic burial mound near Stonehenge could contain human remains more than 5,000 years old, experts say. The monument lies in Pewsey Vale, halfway between Avebury and Stonehenge in Wiltshire,...
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Evidence of a skull cult found at Neolithic site in Turkey

World Archaeology News from Stone Pages - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 15:09
Archaeologists have made a remarkable find in a 12,000-year-old stone temple known as Göbekli Tepe, in southeastern Turkey, uncovering the remains of human skulls that were stripped of their flesh...
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Neolithic burial urn unearthed in West Yorkshire

World Archaeology News from Stone Pages - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 15:09
A 5,000 year old complete funeral urn has been excavated on housing development land in Silsden (West Yorkshire, England); the late Neolithic pot was dug up from the site of...
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