March 2001 index:
27 March 2001
- Stone Circle in Yemen
- Archaeologists stumbled upon remarkable remnants of a lost Bronze Age civilization near Yemen's Red Sea coast. A Stonehenge-like enclosure of granite and basalt monoliths, each more than 3 meters (10...
- Suspended reconstruction of an Irish megalithic tomb
- A Dúchas spokesman confirmed that due to concerns raised, the reconstruction of a megalithic tomb at Carrowmore, Co Sligo (Ireland), had been suspended "pending an archaeological review of the operation"....
- The oldest Bronze Age boat
- A boat found more than 40 years ago near Hull has been identified as the oldest of its kind in western Europe. New scientific research carried out on the remains...
- Scottish Iron Age burial chariot discovered
- Scottish archaeologists have completed an operation to remove an Iron Age chariot from an Edinburgh building site. The chariot, which is thought to have been used in a burial around...
- The oldest Rock Art in the Nile Valley
- An international team led by the Belgian Royal Museums of Art and History has been studying the petroglyphs of El-Hosh area of Upper Egypt since 1998. The rock art has...
- Seahenge would be damaged if reburied?
- Seahenge is one of the most enigmatic prehistoric monuments recently discovered. It dates from 2050 BCE and emerged three years ago on the beach near the village of Holme-next-the-Sea (Norfolk...