September 2001 index:
28 September 2001
- 5,000-year-old pub found on Orkney
- Merryn Dineley, a historian from Manchester University, found there had been a 5000-year-old pub and brewery at Skara Brae in Orkney, Britain's best preserved neolithic village, after examining stone-lined drains...
- Low tide reveals ancient canoe
- Three friends searching a riverbank for treasure have stumbled on a prehistoric dugout canoe that could become one of the most important maritime finds in Scotland. The 25ft boat, made...
- Alien seekers damage Silbury Hill
- Trespassing UFO hunters have climbed into Silbury Hill in Wiltshire, UK, damaging the biggest man-made Neolithic mound in Europe. English Heritage closed the 4,000-year-old mound to the public after an...
- Bronze Age tombs unearthed in Lebanon
- Nineteen ancient tombs dating back to the Bronze Age have been uncovered in old Sidon (Lebanon) by a team of British archaeologists. Experts from the British Museum and the...
- Ancient burial site uncovered in Virginia (USA)
- A survey team has uncovered an ancient "mortuary complex" where as many as 18 individuals were buried in a circle around a large pit. Archaeologists said the unusual burial arrangement,...
- Neolithic farmhouse discovered in Scotland
- The remains of a Stone Age farmhouse, built more than 1,000 years before the pyramids, have been uncovered by archaeologists in a cornfield in Perthshire (Scotland). The 6,000-year-old home,...
- Giant waves hit ancient Scotland
- Scientists believe a landslide on the ocean floor off Storegga, south-west Norway, triggered a giant wave that flooded Scotland about 7,000 years ago. The tsunami left a trail of destruction...