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London marathon pioneer Disley dies

Welshman John Disley, who won a bronze medal at the 1952 Olympics and co-founded the London Marathon, dies aged 87.

Kilnwood, Vicarage Hill

This report has been reproduced by TimeTeign to help enhance our understanding of the early occupation and history of Kingsteignton during the early/late Bronze Age and into the Roman occupation around this hill-site. The report itself...Show More Summary

This Month at Forbes - Skull Coin, Citizen Archaeology, Gladiator DNA, Scurvy, Bundy Militia, La Jolla Fishermen, and Bronze Age Disability

Here are the things I wrote about in January on my Forbes blog: 4 January - Here's the Anatomical Story Behind That New £2 Shakespeare Skull Coin. A super cool new coin (sadly, not an American one) has a skull with a metopic suture on it. Show More Summary

Fairytales Are Much Older Than Previously Thought

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit Fairy stories such as Beauty and the Beast and Rumpelstiltskin can be traced back thousands of years to prehistoric times, with one tale originating from the bronze age, academics from Durham University and the New University...Show More Summary

Prehistoric Fairy Tales

Discovery of the Week: Fairy tales are older than previously thought. Researchers have traced stories back to prehistoric and bronze age times. For example, Beauty and the Beast and Rumplestiltskin “can be securely traced back to the emergence of the major western Indo-European subfamilies as distinct lineages between 2,500 and 6,000 years ago.” Kirsty Logan […]

Uncovering the Culture of Bronze Age Logboats

The advent of metal tools created demand for a European trade network—and boats to deliver the goods. When people first took to the water, it’s likely they did so in boats carved from the trunks of large trees. The first “logboats” are thought to predate both pottery and agriculture by thousands of years. Show More Summary

Walking back in time to the? Bronze Age

A leading archaeologist has called for Peterborough to become a national bronze age heritage centre after an incredible 3,000 year old settlement was discovered. Two Bronze Age round houses, dating back to around 1290 BC were discovered in Must Farm Quarry, off Funthams Lane near Whittlesey. Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 01/13/16

ICYMI: Young Woman With Disabilities Found In Artifact-Packed Bronze Age Burial via @forbes — Kristina Killgrove (@DrKillgrove) January 13, 2016 Director @promanowsky w/ Orazio Gentileschi’s masterpiece 'Danaë,'...Show More Summary

Theft from Dunblane

Source: Dunblane Museum A Bronze Age 'petrosphere' has been stolen from the Dunblane Museum in Scotland.Police in Dunblane said they were investigating the theft and appealed for information. A spokesman said: "If you have any knowledge...Show More Summary

Peterborough Pompeii rises from the ashes after 3000 years

The first excavations of an amazingly well-preserved archaeological site offer an unprecedented glimpse into Bronze Age life in the British Isles

Bronze Age stilt houses unearthed in Cambridgeshire

Large circular wooden houses built on stilts collapsed in a dramatic fire 3,000 years ago and plunged into a river, preserving their contents in astonishing detail. Archaeologists say the excavations have revealed the best-preserved Bronze Age dwellings ever found in Britain. Show More Summary

Round houses found at Bronze Age Must Farm site

The Must Farm Quarry in the Cambridgeshire fens near Peterborough, southeast England, is the site of the largest collection of Bronze Age artifacts ever discovered in Britain. It was first found in 1999 by a local archaeologist who saw the tops of timber posts bristling at the edge of the working quarry. Small archaeological investigations [...]

A 3000-Year-Old Settlement Is Being Dubbed 'Britain’s Pompeii'

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The homes are thought to be the best-preserved Bronze Age dwellings ever uncovered in Britain.

Archeologists Discover 'Bronze Age Pompeii' in England: 'This Is a World Full of Swords'

Archeologists from the University of Cambridge have discovered the amazingly well-preserved remains of a Bronze Age village at a quarry site in eastern England’s Peterborough. “This is a world full of swords and spears,” said site director, Mark Knight. “It is not entirely a friendly place.” Read more...

Archaeologists Find the 'Best Preserved' Bronze Age Homes in Britain

Archaeologists are in the process of excavating what they’re calling the best-preserved Bronze Age dwellings ever uncovered in Britain, the University of Cambridge said Tuesday. The settlement, consisting of circular wooden houses built on stilts above water in the wetlands of eastern England, dates back roughly three millennia. Show More Summary

Bronze Age village found near ancient Roman city

A 3,500-year-old settlement has been unearthed near an ancient Roman city in northeast Italy. The Roman city of Aquileia, in Friuli Venezia Giulia, is one of Italy's 51 world heritage sites but the discovery of a Bronze Age village just outside the city has cast new light on the area's human history, Corriere della Sera reported. Show More Summary

Bronze Age houses: What the finds tell us

At a quarry in Cambridgeshire, archaeologists say they have discovered Britain's "Pompeii - a number of well-preserved dwellings dating back to the Bronze Age. The artefacts found there reveal new details about the period between 2500 and 2000BC and those who lived through it. Show More Summary

Stone Age, Bronze Age... Plastic Age? The Race to Define Our Epoch

"Recycling Labyrinth," by Mona Sfeir, a maze entirely made out of plastic bottles. (Photo: United States Mission Geneva/Flickr) When archaeologists look back at history, certain materials rise to the top—the Bronze Age, the Stone Age, the Iron Age, and so on. Show More Summary


‘A bronze age Pompeii’: archaeologists hail discovery of Peterborough site Almost 3,000 years after being destroyed by fire, the astonishingly well preserved remains of two Bronze Age houses and their contents have been discovered at...Show More Summary

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