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4,000-year-old burial cist found in England

A 4,000-year-old burial cist, complete with human remains, has been uncovered in Dartmoor, England. Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA) said the discovery could be one of the most important archaeological finds in 100 years. Archaeologists uncovered cremated human bone and a burnt textile woven bag or basket with stitching on it. The receptacle

Dartmoor megaliths link to funeral rites

A new report in British Archaeology suggests that the Dartmoor megaliths may have been a site erected for funeral rites. Nine megaliths in a remote part of Dartmoor, England, share features in common with Stonehenge, and may shed light on the meaning behind these prehistoric stone monuments, according to a report