The discovery of thousands of bones at a site near Cardiff suggests massive bring-your-own-pig festivals helped Britons deal with the collapse of Bronze Age
For all the textbooks and museums at our disposal, sometimes it can still be difficult to really imagine what life was like in an earlier time. Visitors to the British Museum this weekend, however, won't have to imagine. They'll be transported...Show More Summary
Headsets on at the British Museum.
This one-off variant of the BR01 Tourbillon Airborne has a case made of titanium and aged bronze, as well as a handcrafted solid gold skull and a distressed alligator leather strap. It will be auctioned off for charity on 11/7/15.
When Oxfordshire couple Christopher and June Preece vacationed last month on the Isle of Wight, they didn’t just bring sandals and sunscreen with them. Christopher packed his trusty metal detector too, so he and his beloved could take romantic walks on the beach sweeping the sand, yearning for a sweet serenade of loud beeps. The [...]
Ariel view of Beit Shemesh archeological site (photo IAA) The The Hovav Ruins is an archaeological site dating back to the beginning of the Bronze Age and containing later structurs and finds. A week ago there was extensive vegetation...Show More Summary
When a museum exhibition is referred to as a blockbuster, one expects its major draw to be something along the lines of Mona Lisa, or Girl with a Pearl Earring. However, the exhibition that just opened at The Getty Center has nothing of the sort, and still, it is a bona fide blockbuster. Show More Summary
Archaeologists believe they may have found the remains of a house where people who built Avebury stone circle may have lived. The three-week Between the Monuments project is researching the daily lives of Neolithic and Bronze Age residents at the Wiltshire site. Show More Summary
Legendary creators Chris Claremont, Bob Layton, Don McGregor, Dean Mullaney and Mark Evanier share tales from comics' era of expansion.
A 4,000-year-old Bronze Age skeleton, believed to be that of an adolescent child, has been unearthed by archaeologists. The rare discovery was made by a team from the University of Reading, who are excavating Wilsford henge in the Vale of Pewsey, Wiltshire. Show More Summary
Just before Easter of this year, Christmas tree farmer Esben Arildskov asked a metal detecting friend Bent Rasmussen to survey a field on his farm in the village of Boest near Nørre Snede in Jutland, Denmark. Bronze artifacts had been found on the field before, and Arildskov wanted to be sure any historic artifacts were [...]
I saw this thing in my news feed and was intrigued: Bronze Age time capsule: 3,000-year-old vitrified food found in jars in England Vitrified, you say? Yes. I was thinking “Idiots. Organic substances can’t vitrify, that’s for silicates.” True vitrification yes, but organics can also vitrify. I’d never seen this referred to archaeologically, however. I didn’t [...]
A trove of 2,000 delicate gold spirals that date back to the Bronze Age was recently discovered in Denmark -- and archaeologists are trying to figure out what the ancient coils were used for. The 3,000-year-old spirals are made of thin,...Show More Summary
Parisian brand Bell & Ross has created for Only Watch 2015, a one-of-a-kind BR 01 Skull Bronze Tourbillon watch. Housed in 46 mm square case in aged bronze, the dial features a skull in hand-engraved solid gold; It is powered by theShow More Summary
Finding gold in Boeslunde, Denmark, is no huge surprise — it’s known as an area where Bronze Age gold offering are often uncovered, as curators there are explaining this month. But a recent discovery has surprised and baffled archaeologists: 2000 tiny gold spirals. It’s a “golden enigma“.gold spirals. It’s a “golden enigma“. More »
Archaeologists have discovered about 2,000 little gold spirals from the Bronze Age in a field near Boeslunde in Zealand. Bronze Age gold spirals found in Boeslund, 900-700 BC [Credit: Morten Petersen/Zealand Museum] The longest of the many spirals are around 3 cm in length and are all produced from thin and flat golden thread dating from 700-900 BC. Show More Summary
An unprecedented cache 2,000 gold spirals from the Bronze Age has been discovered in a field near the town of Boeslunde on the Danish island of Zealand. Bronze Age spirals have been found before — gold ones in the Syke hoard in Germany, for example, and bronze ones in Poland — but these are the [...]
At age seven, Ira Sukrungruang believed that the Buddha was more than a bronze statue. The Buddha was his best friend. The post Playing With Buddha appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Archaeologists found food from between 800-1000 BC in a set of pots, textiles and other material at a Cambridgeshire settlement destroyed by fire during the Bronze Age © Cambridge Archaeological Unit An “extraordinary testimony” to the...Show More Summary
Researchers have studied human skeletal remains from the Cova do Santo collective burial cave in northwestern Spain. Remains found in the Sil river valley -- in the province of Ourense -- reveal a vegetable-based diet with little meat or fish.