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, museum and archaeology events, listings and more...
Returning this summer in what could be the only crowdfunded archaeology in the world, a two-week project at the 14th century Leiston Abbey hopes to help the public dig in.
Hidden decorations on a boulder, hammered and ground during the Neolithic or Bronze age period, represent "a window onto a hidden world", say archaeologists.
Big Heritage say they will help a robber who stole items including a replica bog body and an iPad to escape their "crap circumstances" if they come forward.
A 1st century leopard cup from Italy and examples of the earliest gold in Wales could move to St Fagans as part of a bid to give the collection greater exposure.
A physically active woman from around 4,000 years ago suffered from poor oral hygiene, say archaeologists investigating a grave in Cullaird Wood.
Neanderthals, antlers, bones and hand axes all arrive from hundreds of thousands of years ago in the Natural History Museum's soil-digging new exhibition.
A set of 41 "startlingly beautiful" pieces of Bronze Age jewellery, known as the Wylye Hoard, are being assessed by the Treasure Valuation Committee.
An iron working site from the late Iron Age, hinting at a sophisticated iron industry the Romans would have wanted to control, has emerged on the Hastings-Bexhill link road.
Following decades of research by a local man, a dig on fire station grounds has uncovered tools from as long as 14,000 years ago just an inch beneath the surface.
New findings by a Natural History Museum team investigating caves in Morocco suggest a starchy diet may have caused Prehistoric tooth decay.
The skull of Britain's earliest Neanderthal and the oldest wooden spear in the world will be revealed at the Natural History Museum's major archaeological show.
We take a look back at some of this year's stories from Stonehenge, including new discoveries, exciting museum plans in the region and the opening of the new visitor centre.
After decades of planning, a new exhibition and visitor centre for Stonehenge opens to the public, giving context for visitors to the monument on the actual site for the first time.
Meet the reconstructed young man who roamed Britain 500 years before the first Stonehenge monuments were built, as well as more highlights from the new visitor centre.
A pair of deliberately damaged pots have left archaeologists suggesting that a Rainham site known for its Roman finds may have housed residents as far back as 2,000 years ago.