Oak timbers that may have been part of a Neolithic log boat have been uncovered at a construction site in Wales. The prehistoric remains found at Monmouth have been radiocarbon-dated to 3,210 BC, in the New Stone Age. “There are cut features which appear to make it a complex craft and one
A decorative wood carving has been found during the construction of a wind farm in the Rhondda Valley in Wales. Richard Scott Jones, an archaeologist from Heritage Recording Services Wales, said the piece of wood was “priceless” and would be unveiled to the public at the National History Museum in St
That title sounds pretty boring, but the real story is actually kind of interesting! An ancient pole has been found at the bottom of Lake Huron that may shed some like on a mysterious perhistoric period of North American history. Research divers from the University of Michigan discovered a 5 1/2-foot-long,
Experimental archaeologists are testing the theory that Stone Age people living in East Asia created tools out of wood and bamboo. The researchers found that crudely knapped stone choppers made from round rock "cobbles" performed remarkably well for chopping down bamboo. In addition, bamboo knives were efficiently crafted with stone tools.
The oldest wooden structure ever found on the Thames has been discovered right underneath MI6 headquarters. The archaeologists who uncovered the six hefty timber piles had to explain to the security services what they were up to when armed police turned up after they were spotted pottering about on a foggy