September 1999 index:
11 September 1999
- Exciting new discoveries at Avebury
- The discovery of a lost "avenue" of slabs at the Avebury stone circle may rewrite the history of the prominent prehistoric site, archeologists said. The large gray stones were discovered under a farmer's field near the site in southern England.
- 4,000-year-old grave uncovered in Northern Ireland
- Archaeologists exploring a site in Northern Ireland have uncovered a 4,000-year-old grave as well as ancient artefacts. The grave was discovered during an excavation in the ruins of Newtownstewart Castle in County Tyrone by the government sponsored archaeological team.
- Miami circle: debate over its origin
- A prominent Florida archaeologist is resurrecting an alternate theory to explain the origin of the Miami Circle.
- Development threatens English prehistoric sites
- Planning permissions granted nearly half a century ago will allow the obliteration of a large part of south-west Dartmoor (England) to make way for a "super-quarry" and huge waste tips.
- Remains of iceman discovered in Canadian glacier
- The discovery of a well-preserved iceman frozen in a melting Canadian glacier has sent a thunderbolt of excitement through the archeological world.
- A modern obelisk may overshadow a Neolithic henge
- Eden District Council (England) has backed a plan to mark the millennium with a 30-tonne granite memorial designed to last for at least another 1,000 years.