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Neolithic house unearthed in Scotland

A 6,000-year-old Neolithic house has been unearthed in southern Scotland. Excavations have unearthed a number of post-holes which formed part of a rectangular building and fragments of Neolithic carinated bowl, used for cooking and storage. It is thought that they date to around 4000 BC. The rectilinear hall, which measured 14m in length

5,600-year-old burial mound found in England

A Neolithic burial mound has been found in a farmer's field in England. A Neolithic burial mound near Stonehenge could contain human remains more than 5,000 years old, experts say. The monument in a place known as Cat's Brain in Pewsey Vale, halfway between Avebury and Stonehenge in Wiltshire, was identified in

Neolithic tomb unearthed in England

Archaeologists digging ahead of construction in northern England have uncovered a Neolithic barrow. A 5,000 year old complete funeral urn has been excavated on housing development land in Silsden. The late Neolithic pot was dug up from the site of an ancient barrow in what archaeologists have described as an ‘exciting find.’ Arrow

Neolithic skeleton uncovered in Malaysia

Human remains that are at least 5,000 years old have been uncovered during construction in Malaysia. He said the bones were found 70cm underground as Public Works Department (PWD) backhoes were digging on Monday. "This is an important discovery not only for us, but the state, and the nation as a whole.

Neolithic rock art found in Egyptian

Rock art dating back to Egypt's Neolithic period has been found at Qubbet el-Hawa. Before King Tut, Hatshepsut or Ramesses I — in fact, before there were any pharaohs at all — someone pecked an image of a hunter and a dancer wearing an ostrich mask into a rock on a

Neolithic hearth found in Wales

A hearth dating back 5,000 years has been unearthed at a construction site in southern Wales. A New Stone Age hearth was discovered during preliminary groundworks for the large Siltbuster building which is now nearing completion. Work was suspended on the groundworks until the archaeologists had totally excavated and ‘preserved by record’

Neolithic enclosure found in Denmark

A neolithic enclosure has been uncovered at a construction site in Denmark. Found at Stevns, located some 40 miles from Copenhagen, the structure is an oval palisade enclosure made by five rows of posts covering about 60,000 square feet. "Since 2013, rescue archaeology related to large-scale development of infrastructure has allowed us

Neolithic long house found in Moldova

Traces of a 7,000-year-old long house have been found in Moldova. More than twenty meters could be the length of the relics of a wooden house from approx. 7 thousand years ago, discovered by an international team of researchers near the city of Balti, about 100 km from Chisinau in Moldova.

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