Iron Age

New hope of uncovering Stirling's lost Iron Age roundhouse

<b>Archaeologists believe they have found part of the remains of an Iron Age roundhouse, known as a broch, in Stirling.</b><p>It was first discovered and described by a local archaeologist Christian Maclagan in the 1870s.<p>Attitudes towards women at the time meant her academic paper on the broch was only …

Archaeology

3XN’s extension for silkeborg museum in denmark rises from peat landscape

the museum known for the oldest preserved bog bodies will be undergoing a transformation with a contemporary extension uniting the new and the …

Design

Cremation on Display at the Museum of London

A recurring theme of this blog is the challenge faced by heritage professionals of displaying cremated human remains in museums in a fashion that …

Archaeology

Beyond the Black Ditch

Looking west along the Soay Sound from the dun.<p>RAMSGATE, KENT — I inherited my love of landscape from my parents. My father in particular engaged …

Archaeology

Iron Age Mummy

<b>Culture:</b> Pazyryk<p><b>Location:</b> Russia<p><b>Date:</b> Fourth to Third centuries B.C.<p>Some of the most spectacular tattoos in the ancient world have been found …

Archaeology

Whetstone found at suspected Iron Age site near Wick

<b>A tool used for sharpening metal objects has been uncovered during an archaeological dig of a suspected Iron Age site in Caithness.</b><p>The whetstone was found at the weekend, which marked the end of the excavation at Burn of Swartigill south of Wick.<p>The site is thought to contain the remains of an Iron …

Archaeology

The genetic secrets of Iron Age horses revealed

Humans have been selectively breeding horses for at least 2,500 years, longer than previously thought, according to an international study in which …

Prehistory

Iron Age warriors were better at breeding horses – we've ruined them with inbreeding

Analysis of ancient bones paints a picture of healthy, sturdy horses.<p>We could learn a thing or two about horses from the warrior nomads of the …

Horses

Video: Sacrifice of ancient horses gives clues to their domestication

Genetic study reveals what Iron and Bronze Age peoples were selecting for

Anthropology

This Bournemouth Girlguide camp is planning to build an Iron Age roundhouse

A GIRLGUIDE group is planning to build an Iron Age roundhouse as part of a project to investigate the 3,000-year-old hill fort where their campsite …

Archaeology

Excavation at site of 'ancient wag' in Caithness

<b>Archaeologists are excavating the site of what is thought to be an Iron Age home known as a wag.</b><p>A small scale excavation was done at Burn of Swartigill south of Wick in Caithness in 2015.<p>A copper alloy fragment thought to have been part of a brooch possibly worn by a person of high status was among …

Archaeology

Whetstone found at suspected Iron Age site near Wick

<b>A tool used for sharpening metal objects has been uncovered during an archaeological dig of a suspected Iron Age site in Caithness.</b><p>The whetstone was found at the weekend, which marked the end of the excavation at Burn of Swartigill south of Wick.<p>The site is thought to contain the remains of an Iron …

Archaeology

Excavation at site of 'ancient wag' in Caithness

<b>Archaeologists are excavating the site of what is thought to be an Iron Age home known as a wag.</b><p>A small scale excavation was done at Burn of Swartigill south of Wick in Caithness in 2015.<p>A copper alloy fragment thought to have been part of a brooch possibly worn by a person of high status was among …

Archaeology

More surgeons must start doing basic science

They say they don't have the time or incentives to do research — and that’s dangerous for translational medicine.<p>In Steven Soderbergh’s classy …

Medicine

Tumps of tunnelling moles reveal the past

The Trundle, West Sussex Ramparts’ busy archaeologists send forth iron age pottery, shells and bones as they excavate<p>As we walked the perimeter of the ramparts, we noticed that the cropped turf-covered contours below were heavily tracked with molehills. We came across an area of fresh tumps, the …

Prehistory

Exhibit tracks Europe's ancient music journey

A related app allows you to explore Stonehenge and its sounds.<p>What do you hear when you imagine what the ancient world sounded like? Do you just …

Archaeology

Bronze Age settlement discovered in Chichester

A Bronze Age settlement and part of the ancient Chichester Entrenchments have been unexpectedly uncovered.<p>Archaeologists excavating land to the …

Archaeology

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England

Penparcau group unearths Bronze Age find at Pen Dinas hillfort

<b>A suspected Bronze Age burial mound has been found in Ceredigion during a community project.</b><p>A geophysical survey has revealed new finds under the Iron Age hillfort, Pen Dinas, at Penparcau, near Aberystwyth.<p>A number of suspected hut circles - dwellings typical of the Iron Age - have also been …

Anthropology

Recreation of an Iron Age Roundhouse open to the public

After a gap of 2500 years, an Iron Age Roundhouse stands proudly once again in Whithorn, Galloway’s most historic of towns.<p>Last Saturday, the Peter …

Archaeology

Iron Age Burial Ceremony Clues Revealed As Horses And Chariot Are Unearthed In UK

It is highly unusual for the horses and chariot to be buried together.<p>The discovery of the remains of an Iron Age horse and chariot buried together has been declared a find of “international significance” by archaeologists.<p>The find of the remains dating back to 500BC is the first of its kind in the …

Archaeology

Iron Age horse, chariot burial found in Yorkshire

Archaeologists have discovered an extremely rare Iron Age horse and chariot burial in Pocklington, East Yorkshire. The site of a planned housing …

Archaeology

Ancient Briton found buried inside chariot in Yorkshire

The Ancient Brits loved their wheels. Indeed they seem to have been so attached to their sports-car-style chariots that they may even have thought …

Archaeology

Iron Age horse and chariot found buried on building site declared 'internationally significant'

The discovery of the remains of an Iron Age horse and chariot buried together has been declared a find of 'international significance' by …

Archaeology

Iron Age chariot and horses unearthed on Pocklington building site

<b>Two horse skeletons and the remains of a chariot dating back to the Iron Age have been found on a housing development in East Yorkshire.</b><p>Archaeologists started working on the Pocklington site in 2014 and have excavated more than 75 burial graves, known as barrows.<p>They described the latest find as …

Archaeology

2,500-Year-Old Chariot Burial Unearthed in England

POCKLINGTON, ENGLAND—<i>BBC News</i> reports that the remains of two horses and an Iron Age chariot were discovered at a cemetery site in East Yorkshire by …

Archaeology

Iron Age chariot and horses unearthed on Pocklington building site

<b>Two horse skeletons and the remains of a chariot dating back to the Iron Age have been found on a housing development in East Yorkshire.</b><p>Archaeologists started working on the Pocklington site in 2014 and have excavated more than 75 burial graves, known as barrows.<p>They described the latest find as …

Archaeology

A Mid-Republican House from Gabii - Introduction

Introduction<p>Dear Reader<p>Coming into the middle of the story<p>The town of Gabii, located on one of the many roads that run out east from Rome, has proved …

Archaeology

Archaeologists find more than 150 skeletons at bypass dig

More than 150 skeletons have found by archaeologists digging around part of the route of Lincoln Eastern Bypass.<p>Evidence of our hunter gatherer …

Archaeology

Neolithic Hearth Unearthed in Wales

MONMOUTHSHIRE, WALES—According to a report in the <i>Monmouthshire Beacon</i>, a Neolithic hearth has been unearthed at a construction site in southern …

Archaeology