Megaliths and Prehistoric Archaeology
From Stonehenge and other famous megaliths to Bronze Age burial sites and hillforts, Britain's landscape is awash with pre-historic archaeology. Discover this fascinating world with Culture24 news, reviews, events, listings and more...
The Royal Shakespeare Company and the Natural History Museum are among ten venues swapping and re-interpreting weird and wonderful exhibits this summer.
Eight log boats, said to be in "an incredible state of preservation", have been moved to a special refrigeration unit as part of a major archaeological investigation.
Focusing on the everyday and domestic rather than gladiators and emperors, the British Museum's new show calls upon ghosts preserved by volcanic carbonisation.
A set of 4,000-year-old artefacts, found in the Yorkshire countryside after World War II and donated to the Yorkshire Museum, have gone on public display in Dalby.
The Deputy Coroner has given treasure status to a pair of 4,000-year-old weapons found by a pair of metal detectorists in a Pembrokeshire field two years ago.
An amazing project to reconstruct an ancient boat, carried out using Bronze Age axeheads and prehistoric techniques in Cornwall, could see the vessel launch this week.
An absorbing aesthetic journey awaits visitors to the British Museum, which brings the art of the hunter gatherers together in a groundbreaking show of artworks made in the Ice Age.
The Finds Manager for the Canterbury Archaeological Trust recalls the phonecall which led to the excavation of a Prehistoric helmet from a field in Kent.
Historic Scotland is celebrating after a third prehsitoric stone figure was found in the archaeologically fertile grounds of the Links of Notland on Westray, Orkney.
The tiny Northumberland village of Kirknewton is about to celebrate its importance in British history and archaeology with an ambitious week-long festival.
A small Bronze Age pottery sherd, currently on display at the National Maritime Museum in Cornwall, could be the earliest representation of a boat ever found in the UK.
The first dig since the 1930s at Branodunum, a fort near Brancaster on the north Norfolk coast, will result in television revelations about Roman communities next year.
Creswell Craggs is turning its attention to younger visitors with a series of sensory play objects and improvements that will improve the visitor experience for kids.
An award-winning archaeology project carried out by soldiers injured in Afghanistan has uncovered the skeletons of an Anglo-Saxon man and woman on Salisbury Plain.
Thirty years of planning seem set to end at one of Britain's most famous heritage attractions, with a new visitor centre and major exhibition set for completion during 2013.