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...
Tools, cup, bowls, everyday objects, art and architecture range from prehistory to Roman and Medieval objects in Durham - many of them found during 1970s excavations.
Could new developments in archaeoastronomy prove theories that Neolithic and Bronze Age people were acute astronomical observers?
A Neolithic ditch, enlarged with an outer ring into a huge funerary monument during the Bronze Age, has been found on housing development grounds in Kent.
Arrowheads, awls, scrapers and polished stone axe fragments point to conflict at Caerau, where a six-year-old boy made the first discovery in a Neolithic ditch.
Take a look inside the new gallery at Salisbury Museum, which opened earlier this month with artefacts including the Amesbury Archer and the Wardour Hoard.
More than 12,000 records have been created since the Portable Antiquities Scheme began in Essex in 2003. The county’s Finds Liaison Officer tells Culture24 about two.
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen, the Finds Liaison Officer for Dorset, tells Culture24 about landowners chucking cows out of fields and neck rings found in grave settings.
Kurt Adams, the Finds Liaison Officer for Gloucestershire and Avon, introduces an extremely rare gold coin and a dangerous metal dagger found by a fisherman.
BBC presenter Dr Alice Roberts and Time Team's Phil Harding were among the visitors to the Salisbury Museum's new £2.4 million gallery for an opening weekend full of fun.
Ahead of the opening of the new gallery and the start of the Festival of Archaeology, Finds Liaison Officer Richard Henry tells us about a few finds.