November 2001 index:
28 November 2001
- Ötzi's Dinner
- Almost a decade has passed since the frozen body of a Stone Age man now called Ötzi was discovered in the Ötztal Alps on the border between Italy and Austria,...
- Dolphin skull discovered at site of Miami circle
- A dolphin skull has been discovered at Miami's (USA) mysterious stone Indian ruins. Officials said it is the first such discovery at an archaeological site outside the Pacific Northwest. ...
- Meteor clue to end of Middle East civilisations
- Scientists have found the first evidence that a devastating meteor impact in the Middle East might have triggered the mysterious collapse of civilisations more than 4,000 years ago. Studies...
- 1,470 ancient tombs found in Central China
- Chinese archaeologists have found over 1,470 ancient tombs dating back over 3,000 years near Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province. More than 100 pieces of bronzeware and over 3,000...
- News on Seahenge
- The famous 4,000-year-old Bronze Age timber circle discovered on a Norfolk beach (England), known as Seahenge, should be conserved rather than returned to its original site, says English Heritage. Despite...
- Ancient standing stone recovered
- An amateur historian has found a lost standing stone in his own "back garden" - 18 months after beginning a search for it. Stephen Davis and historian friend Clare...
- Massive Iron Age hillfort unearthed
- English Heritage archaeologists announced that they had finally discovered a massive long-lost prehistoric fortress. Traces of the sophisticated complex on precipitous Roulston Scar, near Thirsk in North Yorkshire (England), have...
- "Sensational" Bronze Age village found near Pompeii
- Italian archaeologists have found what might be the best preserved Bronze Age village in the world. The prehistoric settlement has been uncovered near Pompeii (Italy), more than 3,500 years after...