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Dry spell at Stonehenge reveals secret that has eluded archaeologists

Dry spell at Stonehenge reveals secret that has eluded archaeologists | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
Brown patches of grass left by short hosepipe lead to 'lightbulb moment' that may confirm monument was once a perfect circleOne of the many mysteries of Stonehenge may have been solved, not because of a scientific breakthrough or painstaking...
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Introducing the Rollright Stones | The Rollright Stones

Introducing the Rollright Stones | The Rollright Stones | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it

The Rollright Stones is a ancient site located on the Oxfordshire/Warwickshire border in England. The complex consists of three main elements, The Kings Men stone circle, the King Stone, and the Whispering Knights.

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Une maison préhistorique ainsi que de nombreux objets mis au jour en Ecosse

Une maison préhistorique ainsi que de nombreux objets mis au jour en Ecosse | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
Un habitat du Néolithique, qui serait la maison la plus ancienne du sud-ouest de l’Écosse, a été découvert  lors de la création d'une voie de contournement dans la région de Dumfries and Galloway.
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Second 4,000 year old timber circle revealed

Second 4,000 year old timber circle revealed | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
Dating of the second timber circle on Holme Beach, Norfolk, has now been completed, and the dates exactly match nearby "Seahenge"
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Silbury Hill: The Largest Pre-historic Mound in Europe

Silbury Hill: The Largest Pre-historic Mound in Europe | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
Dr Jim Leary, archaeologist at the University of Reading, is the author of a major new English Heritage monograph
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Summer solstice at Stonehenge in pictures

Summer solstice at Stonehenge  in pictures | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
Hundreds of revellers gather at mystical ancient site in Wiltshire to watch the sun rise and welcome in the year's longest day
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Burnt offerings: the Bradford Kaims project

Burnt offerings: the Bradford Kaims project | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
Research by a team of archaeologists is providing some remarkable insights into British wetland prehistory and in particular the enigmatic burnt moundAuthor informationTom GardnerIn the process of completing an MA at the University of Edinburgh,...
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Excavation of Neolithic chambered tomb on Anglesey begins

Excavation of Neolithic chambered tomb on Anglesey begins | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
An archaeological excavation of Ynys Môn’s least known Neolithic chambered tomb – Perthi Duon, west of the village of Brynsiencyn on Anglesey – has begun.
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Stonehenge Neolithic Houses - About the project

Stonehenge Neolithic Houses - About the project | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
English Heritage has built a new visitor centre at Stonehenge, which opened to the public in late December 2013. Outside the main exhibition will be an external gallery, featuring some recreated la...
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British Neolithic farmers preferred milk over fish

British Neolithic farmers preferred milk over fish | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
The findings from a large-scale investigation of British diet over 6000 years shows that seafood was of little importance to Neolithic farmers
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5500 year old Trefael stone reveals it secrets

A team of archaeologists from the Welsh Rock Art Organisation (WRAO) have been excavating a site known as Trefael and making exciting new discoveries The post 5500 year old Trefael stone reveals it secrets appeared first on Archaeology News from...
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Seven must-see Long Barrows in England

Seven must-see Long Barrows in England | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
A long barrow is a prehistoric monument dating to the early Neolithic period. They are rectangular or trapezoidal tumuli or earth mounds traditionally interpreted as collective tombs.
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15 monuments inconnus découverts sous le site de Stonehenge - Maxisciences

15 monuments inconnus découverts sous le site de Stonehenge - Maxisciences | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
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Les scientifiques du projet Stonehenge ont utilisé des capteurs magnétiques afin d'étudier le terrain sur lequel est bâti le célèbre monument.
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Stonehenge-type monument excavated by Faversham archaeologists

Stonehenge-type monument excavated by Faversham archaeologists | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
STONE monuments similar to that of Stonehenge are being excavated near Sittingbourne. SWAT Archaeology, based in Faversham, discovered the 'henge-type monument' during an archaeological...
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Building of Stonehenge voted event Brits would most like to witness | English Heritage

Building of Stonehenge voted event Brits would most like to witness | English Heritage | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
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Prehistoric circle dated to same summer as Seahenge neighbour

Prehistoric circle dated to same summer as Seahenge neighbour | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
Holme II on Norfolk beach said to have been built in 2049BC as part of same timber complex honouring death as SeahengeA second prehistoric circle on a Norfolk beach has been dated to the same summer more than 4,000 years ago as its famous...
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Will Self: has English Heritage ruined Stonehenge?

Will Self: has English Heritage ruined Stonehenge? | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
The summer solstice, King Arthur, the Holy Grail Stonehenge is supposed to be a site of myths and mystery. But with timed tickets and a £27m visitor centre, does it herald a rampant commercialisation of our heritage?
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Skyscapes and Landscapes in Prehistoric Scotland

Skyscapes and Landscapes in Prehistoric Scotland | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
During the earliest periods of monument building in prehistoric Scotland (3000–1000BC ), humans chose places that were important to them and this article examines how landscapes are embedded with cultural meaning and remembranceAuthor informationDr...
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Research dates the British settlers who constructed first monuments at Stonehenge

Research dates the British settlers who constructed first monuments at Stonehenge | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
Astonishing new findings reveal Amesbury is now the longest continuous settlement in the UK. Previously it was thought that Stonehenge was conceived by European immigrants but this shows that British settlers were behind its construction.
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Interactive Map of Stonehenge Landscape | English Heritage

Interactive Map of Stonehenge Landscape | English Heritage | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
Explore Stonehenge using the interactive map.
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GB : Links of Noltland excavation named 'Best Rescue Dig'

GB : Links of Noltland excavation named 'Best Rescue Dig' | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
The ongoing archaeological excavations at the Links of Noltland, in Westray, have been named the “Best Rescue Dig” award in the annual Current Archaeology awards. The announcement was made earlier ...

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Portrait of an Early Bronze Age Highland funeral

Portrait of an Early Bronze Age Highland funeral | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
A disturbed cist containing the remains of a crouched inhumation burial, whose grave goods included seven fragments of flint and a plain Beaker vessel has now been analysed
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NEOLITHIC ORKNEY PART1

Stu Westfield investigates the standing stones, tombs and settlements left by our Neolithic ancestors on Orkney. Along the way he discusses how the transitio...
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The midwinter sunset alignment at Kintraw, Argyll – a response

The midwinter sunset alignment at Kintraw, Argyll – a response | Mégalithismes | Scoop.it
Euan MacKie lays out the archaeological evidence to support Alexander Thom’s theory concerning the archaeo-astronomical long alignment at the prehistoric site of Kintraw, West ScotlandAuthor informationEuan MacKieMy research interest is Scottish...
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