‘Celtic Iron Age’ – c 100 BC Iron sword locked into decorated bronze scabbard with cast bronze fittings. One of the huge problem is one of simple survival of iron objects. The Celts of La Tene are a … Continue reading with tackle.
Woman’s costume of Iron Age, discovered 1879. The Huldre Fen woman wore a lambskin cape next to the skin, and she wore another over the upper part of her body as an outer garment. A Tartan skirt was fastened to … Continue reading and came again
The enigmatic fairy-smith ‘Wayland‘ is famed in the legends of the pagan north Europeans, particularly among the speakers of the Scandinavian and Germanic language groups. What is less understood is that his influence is far more widespread – from Ireland … Continue reading prospectors came
The distinctive shape of the Beaker people pottery, is very similar in design to the flower of the Arbutus Tree which the Beaker people used in their daily lives and might well have revered. http://www.treehealthcare.co.uk/strawberry-tree-history/ Continue reading made lots of pots
This research problem is older than the discipline of archaeology itself. Were the `Beaker people´ immigrants or indigenous to prehistoric Britain? Nineteenth century antiquarian barrow-diggers observed that the wide-headed (brachycephalic) skulls of Beaker burials were distinguishable from the narrow (dolichocephalic) … Continue reading Beaker folk
Summer solstice: thousands descend on Stonehenge to greet longest day | Culture | theguardian.com Stonehenge is like a sacred ‘prehistoric glockenspiel’, researchers claim – Home News – UK – The Independent Continue reading and the Sun was praised
Have you ever dreamed of exploring some of the most remote and fascinating stone circles and other ancient sites? If so, select one of our movies, sit in the middle of an ancient circle and admire the 360 degrees views … Continue reading Stones were raised
He is the star attraction of Stonehenge’s new £27million modern visitor centre that has taken decades to produce. A Neolithic man has been brought to life after the most advanced forensic reconstruction of a face, based on a 5,500-year-old skeleton … Continue reading People were buried