June 2015 index:
29 June 2015
- Prehistoric statuettes found in Peru
- Researchers in Peru have discovered a trio of statuettes they believe were created by the ancient Caral civilization some 3,800 years ago. The mud statuettes were found inside a reed...
- Early Bronze Age sun-disc revealed to the public
- For the first time, an early Bronze Age sun-disc from Monkton Farleigh in Wiltshire (England) is being exhibited for public view at the Wiltshire Museum, in time for this year's...
- 5,500-year-old fingerprint found on Danish vessel
- Danish archaeologists doing a survey ahead of the construction of the Femern Belt link scheme, an immersed tunnel that will connect the German island of Fehmarn with the Danish island...
30 June 2015
- Cornwall was scene of prehistoric gold rush
- New archaeological research is revealing that south-west Britain was the scene of a prehistoric gold rush. Geological estimates now indicate that up to 200 kilos of gold was extracted in...
- Volunteers help restore ramparts of Northumberland hillfort
- Volunteers from Northumberland National Park (North East England) have seen the culmination of many years of work as major conservation started to repair the crumbling ramparts of Harehaugh Hillfort in...
- Iron Age warrior lived with arrowhead in spine
- A horrific spinal injury caused by a bronze arrowhead didn't immediately kill an Iron Age warrior, who survived long enough for his bone to heal around the metal point, a...