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Galway motorway excavation sees soil throw up its ancient secrets - Connacht Tribune Group

Galway motorway excavation sees soil throw up its ancient secrets - Connacht Tribune Group | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A hunter’s campsite, a Bronze Age lead mine, a prehistoric hill fort and early medieval farmsteads are among the litany of ancient finds along the Galway to Ballinasloe motorway route which have bee
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Astonishing find at archaeological dig dates Marlow back 4500 years - Bucks Free Press

Astonishing find at archaeological dig dates Marlow back 4500 years - Bucks Free Press | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A REMARKABLE archaeological discovery at the back of an antique shop has revealed that a South Bucks town could be as many as 4500 years old.
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Kingsmead Quarry finds declared 'treasure'

Kingsmead Quarry finds declared 'treasure' | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Gold beads found in a rare Beaker grave found during excavations at Kingsmead Quarry, Horton, Berkshire, have now been declared as Treasure by H.M. Coroner. The beads were discovered in 2011 in a small grave and may have formed part of a necklace.
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THE WITCH OF CLIFFS END - Human Sacrifice or Execution?

THE WITCH OF CLIFFS END -  Human Sacrifice or Execution? | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
        Some of the most fascinating archaeological discoveries in recent years have come from the Bronze and Iron Age site at Cliffs End Farm on the Isle of Thanet (Kent), in s...
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2014 conference

2014 conference | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Crafting Textiles from the Bronze Age to AD 1600: A tribute to Peter Collingwood 10-11 October 2014 Wellcome Collection, London, Euston Road NW1 2BE   Peter Collingwood, a renowned weaver and master...
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Bronze Age pottery found on Isle of Lewis - Scotsman (blog)

Bronze Age pottery found on Isle of Lewis - Scotsman (blog) | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered Bronze Age pottery during a dig at a site on the Isle of Lewis.
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Journée d'étude "Images et décors de l'âge du Bronze et de l'âge du Fer"

Journée d'étude "Images et décors de l'âge du Bronze et de l'âge du Fer" | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Cette journée d'étude, coordonnée par Pierre-Yves Milcent, est organisée par l'équipe CAHPA en collaboration avec le Master Arts et Cultures de la Préhistoire et de la Protohistoire et en partenariat avec l'Université Michel de Montaigne de Bordeaux.
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Orkney archaeology video

Orkney archaeology video | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
There is a saying in Orkney that if you scratch the soil it bleeds archaeology. It's almost true as the islands are notoriously rich in archaeological remains, more concentrated here than anywhere else in Europe.
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Treasure hunter locates a Bronze Age settlement using GOOGLE EARTH - Daily Mail

Treasure hunter locates a Bronze Age settlement using GOOGLE EARTH - Daily Mail | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A former Royal Marine from Plymstock, Devon trawelled satellite images to find the sort of terrain that would have offered food, water and shelter to prehistoric men.
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Nicolas and Guéret on Amorican Arrowheads

Nicolas and Guéret on Amorican Arrowheads | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
These are among the finest stone arrowheads ever made in Europe.
Beginning with the incipient Beaker barb-and-tang in Brittany (with a floor of around 2150 B.C.), the Amoricans develop into incredibly fine, wafer-thin arrowheads.
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Scandinavian warriors showed signs of vanity

Scandinavian warriors showed signs of vanity | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Scandinavian men who lived 3,000 years ago were buried with bronze straight-edged razors, tweezers and tools that could have been used for manicures.
Many men were buried with shaving kits in the early Bronze Age.
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Bronze Age palace discovered in southern Spain

Bronze Age palace discovered in southern Spain | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
New archaeological discoveries indicate that La Almoloya was an important centre within the political territory of El Argar, and sheds new light on one of the first urban societies of Western Europe.
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Crowd-sourcing Britain’s Bronze Age

Crowd-sourcing Britain’s Bronze Age | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A new joint project by the British Museum and the UCL Institute of Archaeology is seeking online contributions from members of the public to enhance a major British Bronze Age archive and artefact collection.

Via International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
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Bronze Age society 'not hit' by climate change - Irish Examiner

Bronze Age society 'not hit' by climate change - Irish Examiner | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Scientists have found that climate change could not, as commonly assumed, be responsible for a huge population collapse in Europe at the end of the Bronze Age.
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Introducing English Heritage Archaeological Monographs | Sound Bytes from the ADS

Introducing English Heritage Archaeological Monographs | Sound Bytes from the ADS | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
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Stone circles in Middle East baffle archaeologists

Stone circles in Middle East baffle archaeologists | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Huge stone circles in the Middle East have been imaged from above, revealing details of structures that have been shrouded in mystery for decades.
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Burial Myth Buster

Burial Myth Buster | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Beaker burial busted.
It's been popularly believed that Bell Beakers in the Southern domain preferred collective formats, re-using megalithic monuments, and Bell Beakers in the Northern and Eastern domains preferred individual burials.
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Bronze Age pottery find in archaeological dig on Lewis

Bronze Age pottery find in archaeological dig on Lewis | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A significant Bronze Age pottery find has been made during an archaeological dig on the east side of Lewis.
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Silver Tiara Among Treasures Discovered in Bronze Age Tomb

Silver Tiara Among Treasures Discovered in Bronze Age Tomb | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A silver circlet perched on the head of a Bronze Age woman was among the treasures discovered in a Spanish tomb. Other precious items, including ear dilators and a silver-gilded teacup, were also found in the tomb.
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The Lurgan Canoe, an Early Bronze Age boat from Galway

The Lurgan Canoe, an Early Bronze Age boat from Galway | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Over 4000 years old, the Lurgan canoe was discovered in 1901 by Patrick Coen as he worked in a Co. Galway bog that had once been a shallow lake. It is carved from a giant oak trunk and measures over 14 m (45ft) long by 1 m wide.
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New digital map reveals stunning hidden archaeology of Stonehenge

New digital map reveals stunning hidden archaeology of Stonehenge | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A host of previously unknown archaeological monuments have been discovered around Stonehenge as part of an unprecedented digital mapping project that will transform our knowledge of this iconic landscape – including remarkable new findings on the...
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Rare Bronze Age knife discovered in Denmark

Rare Bronze Age knife discovered in Denmark | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
A flint-bladed knife with a wooden handle has been found in an archaeological dig in Rødby in southern Zealand. It is the first such knife ever found in Denmark and it is at least 3,000 years old.
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In search of archaeological wonders - The Guardian

In search of archaeological wonders - The Guardian | Bronze Age | Scoop.it
Country diary: Birchen Edge, Derbyshire: The moorland and birch scrub is smothered in archaeological wonders – cairns, field systems, tumuli
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