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...
From axes and daggers to skeletons of Bronze Age archers and animal bones, planners say they are "absolutely overjoyed" as building on a major new gallery begins.
Discovering timber structures at the Nepalese pilgrimage site, archaeologists from Durham and Nepal may have predated the Buddha's life to the sixth century BC.
A new exhibition at Creswell Crags, in Nottinghamshire, explores a mysterious amber pebble found at the site by Victorian archaeologists.
Precious gold and other valuable archaeological objects unearthed within the ritual landscape of Stonehenge are going on display together for the first time at Wiltshire Heritage Museum in Devizes.
October 2013 marks five years since the award winning community archaeology project, the Thames Discovery Programme began recording the largest archaeological site in the UK, the Thames foreshore.
A fragment of leg bone from 10,000 years ago, found in Kents Bank Cave in Cumbria, is the earliest known northerner, say scientists also researching elk fossils.
Experts say two ditches found near Stonehenge represent the "connection we were hoping for", accompanied by three holes identifying former stone positions.
The surprising discovery of a massive stone hearth complex in Wigtownshire has been compared to the important lake villages found by archaeologists in England.
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 in 2014.
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.