Bronze Age Europe
The European Bronze Age is characterized by bronze artifacts and the use of bronze implements. The regional Bronze Age succeeds the Neolithic. It starts with the Aegean Bronze Age in 3200 BCE(succeede...
Bronze Age Europe - Wikipedia
ΣΠΗΛΑΙΟ ΕΙΛΕΙΘΥΙΑΣ ΚΡΗΤΗΣ - EILEITHYIA CAVE CRETE
Ἡ Ειλειθυία ἤ Ἐλευθώ εἶναι ἡ Θεά πού εφορεύει στόν τοκετό κατά τον Όμηρο και Ἠσίοδο. Βοηθάει στήν ἀπελευθέρωση τῆς ἐγκύου καί εἶναι προστάτης τῶν ἐπιτόκων. Εἶναι κόρη τοῦ Δία καί τῆς Ἥρας και ἀδελφή τ...
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...
Stonehenge: Bones Of 14 Elite Women Reveals Gender Equality 5,000 Years Ago
Ancient remains of Stone Age humans, first excavated at Stonehenge in 2008, have revealed a surprising gender equality at the UK World Heritage Site. From an initial discovery of cremated remains of a...
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.
Stonehenge May Have Been First Erected In Wales, Evidence Suggests
Evidence that bluestones were quarried in Wales 500 years before they were put up in Wiltshire prompts theory that Stonehenge is ‘second-hand monument’. Evidence of quarrying for Stonehenge’s blueston...
Move Over Amphipolis! Pylos Tomb Reveals Rare Rich Grave Of A Warrior… Could It Be A Homeric Hero?
Archeologists at Pylos, on the southwest coast of Greece, uncovered a rich grave of a warrior buried there at the dawn of Europen civilization at around 1,500 BC. The warrior lies in the grave with a ...
The man who bought Stonehenge - and then gave it away
Today Stonehenge is England's most important monument, but 100 years ago it was up for sale. The man who bought it helped seal its fate. Standing on Salisbury Plain, its stones visible from afar, Ston...
Stonehenge researchers 'may have found largest Neolithic site'
Huge stones found buried near Stonehenge were part of a ritual site built on an "extraordinary scale" and unique in the world, researchers say.
Archaeologists Find The Gate To Goliath's Hometown
An archaeological dig now in its 20th year has uncovered the entrance gate to Gath, the ancient Biblical city of the Philistines and onetime home of the giant Goliath. Before the king of Damascus dest...
Arkaim: This Mysterious Prehistoric City in Russia May Be Older Than Stonehenge
Apart from a unique historical monument of the Middle Bronze Age, Arkaim is known as one of the strongest anomaly zones in Russia. But when, why and by whom was this prehistoric site of unusual circle...
DNA Reveals The Origins Of Modern Europeans
Now we have another layer of information to help us reveal the history of European peoples: DNA sequencing. Along with our colleagues, we have been using genome sequencing technology to analyse the va...
Ancient Arkaim: The Stonehenge of Russia
An archaeological expedition led by the University of Chelyabinsk in 1987 discovered an ancient fortified settlement in the Southern Urals of Russia dating back to two or three thousands of years BC. ...
Ten Mysterious Examples of Rock Art from the Ancient World
Rock paintings and engravings are among the world's oldest continuously practiced art form and are as diverse as the wide-ranging cultures and civilizations that have produced them. Depictions o
Why Stonehenge might have been prehistoric centre for rock music: Stones sound like bells, drums, and gongs when played
According to experts from London's Royal College of Art, some of the stones sound like bells, drums, and gongs when they are played.
Minoan Civilization Originated in Europe, Not Egypt
Ancient DNA suggests that the ancient Cretans descended from Neolithic populations that migrated to Europe from the Middle East and Turkey. Archaeological excavations suggest that early farmers were l...
Aegean civilizations
Aegean civilization is a general term for the Bronze Age civilizations of Greece around the Aegean Sea. There are three distinct but communicating and interacting geographic regions covered by this te...
Pre-Celtic
The term pre-Celtic refers to the period in the prehistory of Central and Western Europe postdating the emergence of the Proto-Celtic language and cultures and predating the expansion of the Celts or ...
Pre-Celtic - Wikipedia
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...
Atlantic Bronze Age - Wikipedia
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...
Bronze Age Britain - Wikipedia
Nordic Bronze Age
The Nordic Bronze Age (also Northern Bronze Age) is the name given by Oscar Montelius to a period and a Bronze Age culture in Scandinavian prehistory, c. 1700–500 BC, with sites that reached as far ea...
Nordic Bronze Age - Wikipedia
Bronze Age Greece
Aegean civilization is a general term for the Bronze Age civilizations of Greece around the Aegean Sea. There are three distinct but communicating and interacting geographic regions covered by this te...
Prehistoric sites in Serbia
The best known cultural archaeological discoveries from the prehistoric period on the territory of modern-day Serbia are the Starčevo and Vinča cultures dating back to 6400–6200 BC.Serbia's strategic ...
Prehistoric sites in Serbia - Wikipedia
Bronze Age Romania
The Bronze Age is a period in the Prehistoric Romanian timeline and is sub-divided into Early Bronze Age (ca. 3500–2200 BCE), Middle Bronze Age (ca.2200–1600/1500 BCE), and Late Bronze Age (ca. 1600/1...
Bronze Age Romania - Wikipedia
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...
Stonehenge: Bones Of 14 Elite Women Reveals Gender Equality 5,000 Years Ago
Ancient remains of Stone Age humans, first excavated at Stonehenge in 2008, have revealed a surprising gender equality at the UK World Heritage Site. From an initial discovery of cremated remains of a...
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.