April 1999 index:
29 April 1999
- New lead body to protect English heritage
- On 1 April 1999 English Heritage and the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England have been combined to form a lead body for the protection, management and enjoyment...
- Double Iron Age burial
- East of the village of Lent, north of the city of Nijmegen (the Netherlands), a remarkable Iron Age burial was discovered. Two persons had been buried on top of each...
- Turkish Neolithic outpost
- Höyük is the Turkish word for a tell, artificial hills that grew as for millennia people built new settlements on the ruins of older ones. Tells are because of their...
- Irish tomb aligned to both Sun and Moon
- Martin Byrne, a researcher and artist in County Sligo, Ireland, studied for many years the Neolithic tombs at Carrowkeel in the Bricklieve mountains. He thinks that at least one of...
- Neolithic ceramic statues found in Romania
- Experts of Bukovina's National Museum (Romania) made an exciting archaeological discovery in the village of Mihoveni, near the northern city of Suceava. They have found six small ceramic statues that...
- No more fences at Stonehenge
- Plans to restore the site around Stonehenge to how it may have been thousands of years ago have been recently announced. The Stonehenge Master Plan, a joint effort of England's...
- A 5000-year old Moon map
- Dr Philip Stooke of the University of Western Ontario in Canada spends most of his time preparing maps of asteroids based on spacecraft observations, but he has also prepared detailed...