Bronze Age Britain
Bronze Age Britain refers to the period of British history that spanned from c. 2500 until c. 800 BC. Lasting for approximately 1,700 years, it was preceded by the era of Neolithic Britain and was in...
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Most complete Bronze Age Wheel To Date Found In Britain
Archaeologists working at Must Farm, a Bronze Age site near Peterborough, have uncovered a 3,000-year-old wheel, the first and largest complete example ever to be discovered in Britain.   The find, wh...
BBC Travel - Were these remote, wild islands the centre of everything?
Orkney’s number of Stone Age sites implies that the remote Scottish islands once may have been at the centre of it all. But why? An exciting new discovery could hold the clues.
Atlantic Bronze Age
The Atlantic Bronze Age is a cultural complex of the Bronze Age period of approximately 1300–700 BC that includes different cultures in Portugal, Andalusia, Galicia, Armorica and the British Isle...
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BBC Travel - Were these remote, wild islands the centre of everything?
Orkney’s number of Stone Age sites implies that the remote Scottish islands once may have been at the centre of it all. But why? An exciting new discovery could hold the clues.
Dover Bronze Age Boat
Dover Bronze Age boat is one of less than 20 Bronze Age boats so far found in Britain. It dates to 1575–1520 BCE. The boat was made using oak planks sewn together with yew lashings. This technique has...
Collette Hoard
2°00′25″W / 55.771°N 2.007°W / 55.771; -2.007The Collette Hoard was found in fields near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England by metal detectorist John Minns in April 2...
Meldon Bridge Period
The Meldon Bridge Period is the name given by archaeologists to the earliest period of metalworking and the first period of the late Neolithic in Britain. It spans the period 3000 BC to 2750 BC and is...
Isleham Hoard
0°24′40″E / 52.343°N 0.411°E / 52.343; 0.411The Isleham Hoard is a hoard of more than 6,500 pieces of worked and unworked bronze found in 1959, by William 'Bill' Houghton and ...
Skara Brae
Skara Brae /ˈskærə ˈbreɪ/ is a stone-built Neolithic settlement, located on the Bay of Skaill on the west coast of Mainland, the largest island in the Orkney archipelago of Scotland. It consists of ei...
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Llyn Fawr Phase
The Llyn Fawr Phase is the name given by archaeologists to the final metalworking phase of the Bronze Age in Britain, dating to between c. 800 BC and c. 700BC, when the transition to the Iron Age was ...
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Auchnacree
2°52′42″W / 56.762703°N 2.878366°W / 56.762703; -2.878366Auchnacree is an estate in Angus, Scotland, five miles north of Forfar. In 1921 the estate overseer, Mr Frank Rae, dis...
Prehistoric Orkney
Prehistoric Orkney refers to a period in the human occupation of the Orkney archipelago of Scotland that was the latter part of these islands' prehistory. The period of prehistory prior to occupation ...
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West Cornwall May Day celebrations
The West Cornwall May Day celebrations are an example of folk practices found in the western part of Cornwall, United Kingdom, associated with the coming of spring. The celebration of May Day is a com...
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Llandyssil
3°11′10″W / 52.550°N 3.186°W / 52.550; -3.186Llandyssil is a village in Powys, Wales, about two miles from the town of Montgomery. The village is within the parish of the same...
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Penwith
Penwith (Cornish: Pennwydh) is an area of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, located on the peninsula of the same name. It is also the name of a former local government district, whose council was...
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Pitmilly
Pitmilly is the site of a former estate located five miles south-east of St Andrews, Scotland. Its historical significance is threefold. It has been inhabited from ancient times; artifacts continue to...
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Hunterheugh Crags
1°48′58″W / 55.446°N 1.816°W / 55.446; -1.816Hunterheugh Crags are part of the Fellsandstone escarpment, 5 miles (8 km) north west of Alnwick, Northumberland, England and...
Hunterheugh Crags - Wikipedia
Hove amber cup
The Hove amber cup is a Bronze Age cup that was discovered in a great round barrow mound which was crudely excavated in 1856, in Hove, East Sussex, England, and is now in Hove Museum and Art Gallery. ...
Wilburton-Wallington Phase
The Wilburton-Wallington Phase is the name given by archaeologists to a metalworking stage of the Bronze Age in Britain spanning the period between c. 1140 BC and c. 1020 BC.The Wilburton complex was ...
List of Bronze Age hoards in Britain
The list of Bronze Age hoards in Britain comprises significant archaeological hoards of jewellery, precious and scrap metal objects and other valuable items discovered in Great Britain (England, Scotl...
List of Bronze Age hoards in Britain - Wikipedia
Trevescan
5°41′42″W / 50.064°N 5.695°W / 50.064; -5.695Trevescan is a hamlet in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated between the village of Sennen and the settlement a...
Migdale Hoard
4°19′37″W / 57.904°N 4.327°W / 57.904; -4.327The Migdale Hoard is a priceless collection of early Bronze Age jewellery discovered by workmen blasting a granite knoll behind Bo...
Mine Howe
Mine Howe is a prehistoric subterranean man-made chamber dug 20 feet deep inside a large mound. It is located in the Tankerness area of Orkney, about 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Kirkwall, the cap...
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Gold working in the Bronze Age British Isles
Gold working in the Bronze Age British Isles refers to the use of gold to produce ornaments and other prestige items in the British Isles during the Bronze Age, between circa 2500 and c.800 BCE. In th...
Gold working in the Bronze Age British Isles - Wikipedia