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Neolithic pit oven recreated and tested

Archaeologists working at Prastio Mesorotsos in Cyprus have recreated a Neolithic pit oven. A 9,000-year-old barbecue pit was recently discovered at Prastio Mesorotsos, a site in the Diarizos Valley outside of Paphos, which has been almost continuously occupied from the Neolithic era to the present. It took three years of excavations

The world’s oldest lunar calendar

Archaeologists working in Scotland believe they have found the world's oldest lunar calendar. Excavations of a field at Crathes Castle found a series of 12 pits which appear to mimic the phases of the moon and track lunar months. A team led by the University of Birmingham suggests the ancient monument was

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