Stone circle reinvestigated in England

Published on August 11th, 2010 | by Admin

Stones discovered in the Yorkshire Dales in 1896, and originally thought to be part of a corn drying kiln, have been reuncovered, prompting investigators to hypothesize that they were actually part of a communal bread oven. [&hellip... Read More

Robot to explore Great Pyramid tunnels

Published on August 11th, 2010 | by Admin

A robot is about to go where no man has gone in the last 4,500 years: into the shafts of the Great Pryamid at Giza. No one knows what the shafts are for. In 1992, a [&hellip... Read More

Vandals damage medieval castle

Published on August 11th, 2010 | by Admin

Yobs in Wales have pried historic stones from the top of Bronllys Castle and chucked them from the top of a tower. The late 11th or early 12th Century motte with an 80ft tall round masonry [&hellip... Read More

Remains of Roman settlement spotted by plane

Published on August 10th, 2010 | by Admin

Aerial photos taken by a police surveillance plan have revealed the location of an ancient Roman settlement in Italy. Archaeologists say the site could be part of the mysterious city of Pausulae. The city is described [&hellip... Read More

Thracian temple found in Turkey

Published on August 10th, 2010 | by Admin

Excavations at Heraion-Teikhos in western Turkey have turned up a Thracian temple at the city’s acropolis. The temple, belonging to the ancient Thracian civilization, was thought to have disappeared in a fire that occurred in 2 [&hellip... Read More

Britain’s oldest house

Published on August 10th, 2010 | by Admin

Archaeologists have discovered Britain’s oldest house which dates back 11,500 years. According to the archaeologists, the site was inhabited by hunter-gatherers from just after the last Ice Age, for between 200 and 500 years. They migrated [&hellip... Read More

This is my 2000th post

Published on August 10th, 2010 | by Admin

This is my 2000th post! A milestone, I think! Thank you all for making A Blog About History the success it has been. Here is to another 2000 posts and beyond! Click here to join my [&hellip... Read More

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