Monthly Archives: October 2013

Neolithic burnt mound at the Bradford Kaims yields very interesting finds.

There are interesting developments over at the Bamburgh Research Project. It seems that the team have found a paddle and a brushwood platform which is thought to date to the Early Neolithic. Full report here:   http://www.thejournal.co.uk/news/north-east-news/bamburgh-archaeological-dig-unearths-stunning-6196560

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Antiquity award for Stonehenge paper!

Among this years Antiquity awards is the Ben Cullen prize and this years the winners are Tim Darvill, Peter Marshall, Mike Parker Pearson and Geoff Wainwright for their paper “Stonehenge Remodelled”. The paper traces the history of the archaeological interpretation … Continue reading

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Farming, Ireland and the Neolithic.

There’s an interesting paper recently published on the arrival of agriculture in Ireland. Among the main findings are that there seemed to be a rapid uptake of agriculture which is associated with ‘house horizon’ dated to 3720-3620 cal BC. It … Continue reading

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