Tools May Have Been First Money

Tools May Have Been First Money

ORIGINAL ARTICLE BY JENNIFER WALSH AT LIVESCIENCE.COM Hand axes, small handheld stone tools used by ancient humans, could have served as the first commodity in the human world thanks to their durability and utility. The axes may have been traded between human groups...
Glasgow’s Stone Circle becomes active again

Glasgow’s Stone Circle becomes active again

READ ORIGINAL ARTICLE AT GLASGOW LOCAL NEWS Husband and wife team Duncan and Linda Lunan have formed a new organisation, Friends of the Sighthill Stone Circle, to promote and further plans to renovate and complete the astronomically aligned stone circle in Sighthill...
New talks to save Archaeolink attraction in Aberdeenshire

New talks to save Archaeolink attraction in Aberdeenshire

FULL ARTICLE AT PRESS & JOURNAL STAFF at Aberdeenshire’s troubled prehistory park will lose their jobs today – but talks will be held later this week to try to rescue the tourist attraction. The last four workers at the Archaeolink centre were to have been made...
Ancient burial ground uncovered

Ancient burial ground uncovered

Original article at the BBC website More than a dozen skeletons thought to be thousands of years old, have been found by Oxford archaeologists working at an ancient burial site in Dorset. Excavations are taking place at the site in Weymouth before builders move in to...