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‘Rare’ Bronze Age hoard unearthed at Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex

Archaeologists have unearthed Bronze Age hoard containing 3000-year-old axe heads, spear tips and other metal objects in a field in the Burnham-on-Crouch area, Essex. The objects foundat the fieldinclude an pottery container with heavy metal contents unearthed undisturbed. The first finds at the location were all metal work and reported…

Silbury Hill’s true story – construction process was more important than design

Standing 30 metres high and 160 metres wide, Silbury Hill in England is one of the world’s largest man-made prehistoric mounds. It was constructed in the Neolithic, about 25 kilometres north from Stonehenge. Silbury Hill Construction It is estimatedtheconstruction of Silbury Hill involved half a million tonnes of material and…

Bracken Tor – Murder mystery set in Bronze Age Cornwall

Right in time for Halloween, Shadow Tor Studios have released the first (and spooky) trailer for horror adventure game ‘Bracken Tor: The Time of Tooth and Claw’, which will hit the UK late November. The point-and-click PC game is set in a Bronze Age environment, based on prehistoric Cornwall. Beyond…

Addison Lee The Driver Challenge Winner Announced

The “Meet the Driver” competition has been a great success, with many registered users completing our short quest to be able to win 1,000 worth of travel with Addison Lee in and around London. We closed the entry to the competition on Thursday the 30th of September. As we have…

Neolithic knife find at Tirnony Dolmen excavations hints at undisturbed burial

Archaeologists excavating the 5,000-year-old Tirnony Dolmen at Maghera, Northern Ireland say the best find of the dig so far a Neolithic flint blade suggests the ancient burial site is undisturbed. The Tirnony Dolmen or portal tomb is a single-chamber megalithic tomb, estimated to be about 5,000 to 6,000 years old….

10 Reasons Why Socrates is Still Relevant Today

We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did, writes Bettany Hughes at the start of The Hemlock Cup, her brand new biography of ancient Greeces greatest philosopher. Two-and-a-half millennia of history might separate us from the age when Socrates roamed the streets of ancient Athens,…

Tutankhamun visits Manchester, brings Tomb and Treasures

King Tut’s treasures are returning to the UK, as ‘Tutankhamun His Tomb and His Treasures’ opened this weekend at Manchester’s Museum of Museums. Over 1,000 faithful replicas offer visitors the opportunity to look through Howard Carter’s eyes and experience the greatest discovery of all time for themselves. The entire world…