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Enigmatic standing stele of Al-Rajajil

Enigmatic standing stele of Al-Rajajil | World Neolithic | Scoop.it

JEDDAH: On a lonely exposed hillside a few kilometers outside the capital of Al-Jouf province, Sakkaka, stand clusters of three-meter high fingers of stone.

Etched with ancient Thamudic graffiti, these monuments to a long extinct culture have maintained their lonely vigil for six millennia. Many have fallen over and others lean at bizarre random angles.

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La construction d'un village néolithique va démarrer en janvier

La construction d'un village néolithique va démarrer en janvier | World Neolithic | Scoop.it

La décision a été confirmée au conseil d'administration, jeudi. Le projet de village néolithique se transforme en chantier à partir du 3 janvier 2012. Depuis 2003 (date de sa création) l'association Nature et mégalithes oeuvre : « à la mise en place d'une réflexion sur les rapports de l'Homme avec la Nature, depuis la Préhistoire, pour mieux comprendre et appréhender les enjeux écologiques actuels ».

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Scientists discover source of rock used in Stonehenge's first circle

Scientists discover source of rock used in Stonehenge's first circle | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
Scientists have succeeded in locating the exact source of some of the rock believed to have been used 5000 years ago to create Stonehenge's first stone circle.
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Irlande: nouvelles découvertes dans la tombe à couloir Néolithique ...

Irlande: nouvelles découvertes dans la tombe à couloir Néolithique ... | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
Irlande: nouvelles découvertes dans la tombe à couloir Néolithique de Knowth. De nouveaux vestiges archéologiques datant de l'époque néolithique ont fait surface à Knowth, dans le comté de Meath en Irlande.
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Un juez de Huesca imputa a Victorino Alonso por arrasar una cueva neolítica

Un juez de Huesca imputa a Victorino Alonso por arrasar una cueva neolítica | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
El empresario minero es propietario del coto de caza donde se halla el yacimiento.
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5,000-year-old burial sites discovered in Sohar

5,000-year-old burial sites discovered in Sohar | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
An area of 600sqkm has been covered and many new sites have been found, expert says...
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La Préhistoire sens dessus-dessous

La Préhistoire sens dessus-dessous | World Neolithic | Scoop.it

Cueilleurs, bergers, chasseurs et fermiers vécurent les uns près des autres en Europe et au Moyen Orient au Néolithique...

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Korea : National Museum reopens Paleolithic, Neolithic exhibits

Korea : National Museum reopens Paleolithic, Neolithic exhibits | World Neolithic | Scoop.it

The National Museum of Korea on Tuesday reopened its Neolithic and Paleolithic period exhibitions which were temporarily closed last month for renovation...

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Archeoastronomia: convegno a Sassari

Archeoastronomia: convegno a Sassari | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
Con il convegno “la misura del tempo” l’archeoastronomia entra nella aule d’accademia...
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El Museo de Historia recupera las pinturas neolíticas del Abrig Lambert

Recuperar, proteger y dar a conocer el patrimonio de la localidad.

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The earth mother of all neolithic discoveries

The earth mother of all neolithic discoveries | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
French archaeologists have discovered an extremely rare example of a neolithic "earth mother" figurine on the banks of the river Somme.
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HOMMAGE À ANDRÉ LERHOI-GOURHAN(1911-1986)

HOMMAGE À ANDRÉ LERHOI-GOURHAN(1911-1986) | World Neolithic | Scoop.it

Le 10 décembre / 10 h - 18 h / Grand Amphithéâtre du Muséum

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Confirman la identidad del origen de las rocas de Stonehenge

Confirman la identidad del origen de las rocas de Stonehenge | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
Un equipo del Museo Nacional de Gales y de la Universidad de Leicester identificaron el origen galés de las piedras del monumento megalítico de Stonhenge.
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Sassari: operazione contro tombaroli, recuperati 1500 reperti archeologici

Sassari, 20 dic. - I carabinieri della compagnia di Bonorva, in collaborazione con il nucleo Tutela patrimonio...

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Island return for Neolithic ring

Island return for Neolithic ring | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
A stone ring dating back 7,000 years is to return to Jersey after it was bought at an auction in New York for $17,500.
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Archaeologists discover new ancient burial site at Knowth

Archaeologists discover new ancient burial site at Knowth | World Neolithic | Scoop.it

New archaeological relics from the Neolithic era have surfaced in Knowth, Co Meath, reports the Meath Chronicle. The new finds were discovered at an area just southeast of the passage tomb cemetery at Brú na Binne, which has been the focus of Professor George Eogan’s study for the past few decades...

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Megalithic site at Chatra dates back to 3300 BC

RANCHI: The megalithic site discovered on the outskirts of Obra village in Chatra district has strong evidence to indicate that the civilization existed here since Chalcolithic period corresponding...
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Economy crisis saves Spanish ruins but buries future

Economy crisis saves Spanish ruins but buries future | World Neolithic | Scoop.it

Spain's pre-historic burial chambers have survived invasion, war, a long dictatorship and a property bubble which paved over vast tracts of the country.But...

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I carboidrati complessi: in Toscana si cucinavano cereali già 30 mila anni fa

I carboidrati complessi: in Toscana si cucinavano cereali già 30 mila anni  fa | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
La scoperta di macine preistoriche rivoluziona quanto si sapeva sulla «paleo-dieta» tra gallette preistoriche e zuppe nutrienti...
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Un promeneur tombe sur un site néolithique jusqu’alors inconnu

Un promeneur tombe sur un site néolithique jusqu’alors inconnu | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
En promenant son chien, un habitant du Staffordshire a trouvé d’étranges cailloux qui,...
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Ötzi the iceman's stomach throws up a surprise

Ötzi the iceman's stomach throws up a surprise | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
The theory that Ötzi was caught and killed after a lengthy chase clashes with new evidence that he sat down for a leisurely meal an hour before his death...
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Dog walker stumbles across 4,000-year-old Stone Age camp at Cannock Wood

Dog walker stumbles across 4,000-year-old Stone Age camp at Cannock Wood | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
Roger Hall was walking his pet at Cannock Wood, in Staffordshire, when he discovered a handful of strange-shaped rocks.
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In Italia già 30 mila anni fa si cucinavano cereali

Archeologia La scoperta di macine preistoriche rivoluziona quanto si sapeva sulla «paleo dieta»...
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Lapita find opens new chapter of Pacific history

Lapita find opens new chapter of Pacific history | World Neolithic | Scoop.it
A huge treasure trove of artefacts including thousands of fragments of pottery provides the first evidence that the sea-faring Lapita people settled in mainland Papua New Guinea.
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