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March 2010 index:

16 March 2010
Irish port must be moved to avoid ancient tombs
A proposed deepwater container port at Bremore in north Co Dublin (Ireland) may be moved farther north to Gormanston, Co Meath, to avoid encroaching on a Neolithic complex of passage...
Homo sapiens may have reached India 74,000 years ago
Newly discovered archaeological sites in southern and northern India have revealed how people lived before and after the colossal Toba volcanic eruption 74,000 years ago. The research team, led by...
Virtual Stonehenge launched online
Wiltshire is now on the virtual map, as Heritage Key have just unveiled a 3D virtual Stonehenge web experience. Heritage Key is an online community aimed at those with an...
Irish ring fort may have held Bronze Age sports arena
A mysterious ring fort in Co Tipperary (Ireland) holds 'massive potential for discoveries' according to archaeologists who have carried out the first survey of the site. Their initial findings suggest...
Scientists turn migration to the Americas theory on its head
Two U.S. scientists have published a radical new theory about when, where and how humans migrated to the New World, arguing that the peopling of the Americas may have begun...
Additional details on recent discoveries made at Stanton Drew
Last January we reported that archaeologists found the outline of a burial mound dated from nearly 1000 years before the stone circles at Stanton Drew (Somerset, England). The discovery...
Neolithic stone circles and alignments discovered in Syria
Dr. Robert Mason, an archaeologist with the Royal Ontario Museum, discovered an ancient landscape of stone circles, stone alignments and what appear to be corbelled roof tombs in Syria. From...
Engraved eggs suggest early symbolism
Many researchers think that the capacity for symbolic behaviors - such as art and language - is the hallmark of our species. A team working in South Africa has now...
Discovery of an Irish ring fort puts roadworks on hold
Thousands of years ago Irish Neolithic men and women were hunting wild game with flint arrows in the hills overlooking what is now Ballymena (Co Antrim, Northern Ireland). Now they're...
Four Iron Age roundhouses discovered in Scotland
Experts believe they have discovered another Iron Age power centre in Moray (Grampian, Scotland). National Museums of Scotland curator Dr Fraser Hunter said investigations at a field at Burghead have...
Prehistoric remains block broadband plan in Ireland
A telecommunications mast which would provide Internet broadband access to a scenic area of Kerry (Ireland) would be a 'new alien intrusion' on a very beautiful and almost pristine landscape....
Bronze Age sites discovered in Pakistan
The Italian archaeological mission in Pakistan has discovered a large number of Buddhist sites and rock shelters in Kandak and Kota valleys of Barikot in Swat in the North West...
Kerala's megalithic monuments linked to the Mediterranean?
A wide range of megalithic burials recently discovered in some northern districts of Kerala (India) during a research project have thrown light on possible links between the Mediterranean and Kerala...
'Double burial' practiced for 4,500 years in Mexico
According to the first known evidence of 'double burials,' ancient people in what is now Mexico routinely dug up decomposing bodies and took off their arms, legs, and heads, then...
Prehistoric axes unearthed in Cuba
A new archeological discovery of prehistoric tools in the area surrounding the Cedro Lagoon in the province of Villa Clara (Cuba) is giving rise to new theories of the existence...
Ancient tribal meeting ground found in Australia
Australian archaeologists have uncovered what they believe to be the world's southernmost site of early human life, a 40,000-year-old tribal meeting ground. The site appears to have been the last...
Spring equinox sunrise at Loughcrew
The Irish Office of Public Works will have staff in attendance at Cairn T, Loughcrew (Co Meath, Ireland) on the mornings of Saturday the 20th of March, Sunday the 21st...

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