April 2000 index:
30 April 2000
- Protecting unexcavated Irish sites
- Residents and archaeology society members have started a campaign to protect unexcavated archaeological sites from damage during the building of a road, west of Ashbourne, Co Meath (Ireland). The...
- Kennewick Man DNA Studies To Begin
- A team of scientists will begin long-delayed studies of the Kennewick Man skeleton this week to help determine whether the controversial 9,000-year-old bones can be linked through DNA and other...
- Iron Age warrior found with sword and a mirror
- A 2,000-year-old bronze mirror and sword unearthed from a single ancient grave on the Isles of Scilly (Great Britain) are prompting scholars to reassess assumptions about men and women in...
- The Stonehenge experiment
- Using brawn and primitive technology, volunteers began on April 8th to move a 3-ton stone from Wales to Stonehenge, re-creating the labor of ancient people who are believed to have...
- Back to the Neolithic
- Archaeologists recently uncovered the site of a Neolithic henge on the edge of the village of Milfield in northern Northumberland (England) and excavated the foundations of this ceremonial monument. On...
- A 3,000-year old Welsh gold mine
- Archaeologists from British National Trust have hailed the discovery that Dolaucothi gold mine in Carmarthenshire (west Wales) could be as much as 3,000 years old. The evidence has been uncovered...
- Nine Ladies Bronze Age stone circle at risk
- English Heritage announced that it has commissioned a vital archaeological study of Nine Ladies Stone Circle in the Peak District National Park so that the rapidly deteriorating condition of this...