Neolithic massacres: Conflicts in Neolithic Europe were more fierce that has been known to date — Delving into History ® _ Periklis Deligiannis

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Republication from sciencedaily.com/ Source:University of Basel Violent conflicts in Neolithic Europe were held more brutally than has been known so far. This emerges from a recent anthropological analysis of the roughly 7000-year-old mass grave of Schöneck-Kilianstädten by researcher of the Universities of Basel and Mainz. The findings, published in the journal PNAS, show that victims […]

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Megalithic Portugal: Possible astronomical orientation of the Carregal do Sal dolmens — Novo Scriptorium

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In this post we present selected parts of the very informative paper titled: „Landscape and Astronomy in Megalithic Portugal: the Carregal do Sal Nucleus and Star Mountain Range„, by Fabio Silva, 2012.

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Die Innenausstattung des Rössenhauses — Zeiteninsel-Blog

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Wir haben alle eine ziemlich genaue Vorstellung von dem was zum Inventar eines heutigen Haushalts gehört. Es wäre schön, wenn wir dies genauso auf die Inneneinrichtung eines Rössener Haushaltes vor 6600 Jahren übertragen könnten. Bei den Ausgrabungen in Niederweimar hat man anhand von Pfostenspuren zwar die Gebäudegrundrisse rekonstruieren können, der Innenraum war aber weitestgehend Fund-leer. […]

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sun stones

Thursday, 26 December 2019

These are drawings of some of hundreds of „sun stones“ found in Neolithic Vasagård archaeological site located on the southern side of the island of Bornholm, Denmark…

Vasagård is a complex religious site consisting of a dolmen and a passage grave and causewayed enclosures dated from between 3500 BC to 2700 BC…

As amazing as these sun discs are, to me even more amazing are other pieces of shale which depicted what looks like grain fields…

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The 7000 Year Old Necklace — The Brilliant Cut

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I was reading 7000 Years of Jewellery History by Hugh Tait last night, and I was struck by a mention in the first paragraphs about an incredibly old necklace currently residing in the British Museum. It wasn’t so much the necklace itself that interested me – though it is of course a fascinating piece – […]

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Discovering the Neolithic underworld: archaeological fieldwork in Sardinia — University of Edinburgh Go Abroad

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Dark, damp, full of unknown creatures, and seemingly never-ending: these were my initial impressions when I first explored Sardinia’s Neolithic rock-cut tombs. Known as domus de Janas (“houses of the fairies”) because of their similarities to dwellings, they were first hewn out by the island’s inhabitants around 4000 years ago. And in June 2018, supported […]

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