A rare 2,000-year-old figurine of a horned Celtic fertility god has been discovered in a Roman settlement in Cambridgeshire showing how the continental invaders allowed the ancient British beliefs to during
“The fact this lasted for 6,000 years and has been smashed through in 25 minutes is an utter shock,” said one archaeologist. LONDON — Construction workers drilled a hole through a 6,000-year-old platform
Researchers have gained new insights into the life of a woman who died more than 4,250 years ago. Known as "Ava", her bones were found in a grave cut into solid bedrock at Achavanich in Caithness in 1987.
A metal detectorist has found what is thought to be the first Celtic chariot burial to be uncovered in Wales. The burial ritual was reserved for high-ranking chiefs who would be interred complete with
Conservation work on an Iron Age bowl found in Orkney has revealed careful 2,000-year-old repairs to it. The bowl, carved from an alder tree log, was recovered from a well beneath the floor of a broch
They were fearsome warriors who cut off the heads of their enemies and displayed them for all to see, bringing them back from battle hanging around their horses’ necks. But now research has confirmed the
The discovery of a medieval gaming board may have helped bring archaeologists closer to confirming the site of a lost early monastery. Archaeologists have been actively seeking the Monastery of Deer in
A carved Pictish symbol stone has been discovered on the banks of the River Don in Aberdeen. The find was made by fishermen in Dyce when low water levels - after the recent warm and dry weather - partially