Magic circles: walking from Avebury to Stonehenge

Magic circles: walking from Avebury to Stonehenge

READ ORIGINAL ARTICLE AT THE GUARDIAN A new walking path links Britain’s two greatest prehistoric sites, Avebury and Stonehenge, and is as epic as the Inca Trail The Great Stones Way is one of those ideas so obvious it seems amazing that no one has thought of it...
Cromeleque dos Almendres

Cromeleque dos Almendres

Suddenly, I want to go to Portugal. I had not really looked at the area before but stumbling across Cromeleque dos Almendres, I am really taken by these. Here are some photos and the entry from WIKIPEDIA. The Almendres Cromlech megalithic complex,...
Oldest Playable Musical Instrument?

Oldest Playable Musical Instrument?

This article is nearly twelve years old but I thought it worth posting here. ORIGINAL ARTICLE AT BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY. I did not know about this find before and this is a repro of the online press release found there. What fascinates me is that these...
Cornish Bronze Age hoard goes on display

Cornish Bronze Age hoard goes on display

READ ORIGINAL ARTICLE AT BBC CORNWALL A Bronze Age hoard uncovered by a gardener on an island off Cornwall in 2009 is on public display. The collection of 47 artefacts, found on St Michael’s Mount, is on display in the island’s castle. Pieces –...