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 –...
Barry Bronze Age site protection plea

Barry Bronze Age site protection plea

READ FULL ARTICLE AT THE BBC An archaeology group has called for the site of a 3,500-year-old settlement in the Vale of Glamorgan to be protected. The remains of a Bronze Age village at Bendrick were first uncovered near the Atlantic Trading Estate near Barry in the...
Exhibition of Cycladic art in Istanbul

Exhibition of Cycladic art in Istanbul

Between 3200 BCE and 1100 BCE the inhabitants of the Aegean islands known as the Cyclades produced unique marble figurines and vessels, bronze tools and weapons as well as ceramics. There is an article at Past Horizons on an upcoming exhibition or artefacts in...
Prehistoric Human Brain Found Pickled in Bog

Prehistoric Human Brain Found Pickled in Bog

A brain in near-perfect condition is found in a skull of a person who was decapitated over 2,600 years ago. (Full article at Discovery.com) A human skull dated to about 2,684 years ago with an “exceptionally preserved” human brain still inside of it was...