October 2001 index:
22 October 2001
- Prehistoric brewing: the true story
- On issue 18 of Archaeo News we mentioned the research of Merryn Dineley, a historian from Manchester University. Our news was a condensed version of an article originally published by...
- Ancient tombs found in Cyprus
- Four ancient tombs were found in Limassol (Cyprus) during work on the town's sewers. The Antiquities Department says the Bronze Age tombs are of significant archaeological value. Several vases and...
- Neolithic art discovered on Greek island
- Rare Neolithic stone carvings depicting sailing ships, animals and fish have been discovered on the Aegean island of Andros (Greece). The carvings into the rock walls of the Strofilas...
- Bronze Age tombs found in UAE
- Archaeologists in Ras Al Khaimah (United Arab Emirates) have discovered 50 to 60 tombs dating back to the Wadi Soq era which flourished between 2,000 and 1,300 BCE during the...
- Megaliths as social change indicators
- In Saint-Just, a village in central Brittany, is one of the largest collections of neolithic monuments in northern France. Giant quartz blocks straggle across the hillside, some weighing up to...
- A Bronze Age settlement in Londonderry?
- Londonderry (Northern Ireland) could be on the verge of a major archaeological find. Two areas of archaeological potential have been discovered at the site of a proposed huge housing development...
- Prehistoric cave paintings much older than previously thought
- New radiocarbon dating techniques may force art historians to think again about how art evolved. Art experts believe early art started out with very rudimentary figures and gradually progressed to...
- Irish Bronze Age trove found at sewage site
- A sewage scheme in Co Limerick (Ireland) has unearthed a rich vein of archaeological treasures. The scheme, at Castleconnell on the banks of the River Shannon, has yielded a range...
- The future of Seahenge
- Seahenge, the Bronze Age timber circle that was recovered from the seashore at Holme, Norfolk (England), is to be saved and conserved for future generations. This course of action, proposed...