July 2000 index:
2 July 2000
- Strategy for the future of Stonehenge
- UK Culture Secretary Chris Smith launched the publication of the Stonehenge World Heritage Site Management Plan. The Plan, which is a formal requirement by UNESCO, provides a strategic framework for...
- U.S. prehistoric campsite excavated
- Archaeologists are uncovering a possible camp site for prehistoric nomads thousands of years ago near Rock Springs (Wyoming, U.S.A.). "This one is just golden," said Terry Del Bene, U.S. Bureau...
- Waste plan threats Irish ancient site
- Archaeology of "national and international importance" has been identified on one of the proposed sites earmarked for landfill in the draft Connacht Waste Management Plan, in Ireland. ††††† According to...
- Summer solstice celebration at Stonehenge
- Amid the beating of drums, the sound of cheers - and, in fine English fashion, the pouring rain - thousands of revelers celebrated the summer solstice at the prehistoric monument...
- Unforeseen obstacles for the Millennium Stone project
- Some experts believe bluestones from the Preseli Hills in southwest Wales were heaved 240 miles on sleds and boats to Stonehenge in about 2150BCE. By 2000BC, sarsen stones were erected,...
- Swedish Rock Art site in danger
- The rock carvings around Tanum in northern Bohuslšn (in Sweden) runs the risk of being removed from the UNESCO World Heritage List. The reason is the plans by the Swedish...
- Skeleton unearthed at Stonehenge was decapitated
- An ancient skeleton excavated from Stonehenge (England) has revealed a grisly execution at the famous site. ††††† The skeleton was unearthed in 1923 but was thought to have been destroyed...