February 2000 index:
29 February 2000
- Prehistoric Landscapes: Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives
- Aberdeen University (Scotland) 17 April, 2000A workshop on 'Prehistoric Landscapes: Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives' will be held in Aberdeen University on Monday 17th April 2000 from 2-5pm. The informal workshop...
- 4º Curso Intensivo da Rede Europeia de Arqueologia
- Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (Portugal) 3-9 April, 2000The Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (Portugal) organises, in co-operation with several Universities, an Intensive Course on European Prehistoric Art, partially open to anyone...
- Peruvian Nazca Lines in danger
- Last month, workers toiled to defend Peru's famed Nazca lines - the mysterious symbols that Indians etched into the ground in Peru's southern desert centuries ago - by digging ditches...
- Stoney Littleton reopens to the public
- Stoney Littleton is a beautiful long barrow that has suffered a long history of repeated vandalism which forced English Heritage to close the access to the site for several years....
- Stone Age clothing more advanced than thought
- Think of life for women in the Stone Age and you've probably got them in crudely fashioned dresses made of animal skin, perhaps being dragged across the cave floor by...
- Ancient Indian mound still a mystery
- No one knows why pre-Columbian American Indians built a serpentine mound on a southern Ohio (U.S.A.) hilltop. And the mysterious formation's age remains a topic of archaeological debate. A...
- Neolithic gruesome burial practices
- Our Neolithic ancestors moved parts of rotting corpses from one burial place to another as part of an extended funerary ritual, a Cambridge (England) archaeologist claims. Missing hand and foot...
- Sound effects inside ancient monuments
- In a series of experiments, archaeologist Aaron Watson and acoustics expert David Keating, formerly of Reading University in England, found that many European Neolithic monuments possess unusual acoustic properties that...