Ancient Britain

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Celtic Tribes
Celtic Way of Life
The Celtic Heroic Age Literary Sources for Ancient Celtic Europe and Early Ireland and Wales
What We Don't Know About the Ancient Celts
Who were the Celts
Stonehenge - "The Truth"
Elstead Maps (UK) Celtic Britain
Teach Yourself Celtic Myths, at Amazon UK for £6.39
Liberty's Introduction to Ogham
Ogham, Ancient Alphabet of the Celts
Medical Kit from AD50s found by Colchester Archaeological Trust
Ancient Celts - Ancient-Classical History - Net Links
England - Megalithic Mysteries
Nine Stones (Bodmin) - Stone Circle, Megalithic Mysteries
Accidental tourist returns 'cursed' stone to Clava Cairns, Scotland - 08/01/00
Clava Cairns, Scotland
Kingdoms of British Celts - The High Kings
Castell Henllys Iron Age fort
Saint Alkmund's Well, Derby

Ancient tomb captured both Sun and Moon - 08/04/99
Prehistoric Moon map unearthed - 22/04/99
Ancient face found carved on Stonehenge - 15/10/99
Oldest bread in Britain - 12/10/99
Facing up to the Stone Age - 09/11/99
Seahenge dated to spring 2050 BC - 01/12/99
Archaeologists descend into underworld on Orkney - 07/12/99
Mystery of Stonehenge trek explored - 24/03/00
Ponies create a landscape of 3,000 years ago
Downpour opens up 40ft hole in ancient monument [Silbury Hill] - 31/05/00
Stonehenge execution revealed - 09/06/00
Bones tell of beheading at the henge - 10/06/00
Woven cloth dates back 27,000 years - 14/06/00
Ancient stone's modern hitch - 30/06/00 Volunteers attempting to re-enact journey to Stonehenge have help fishing their lost bluestone from sea
Found: the world's oldest mummies - 09/07/00 Archeologists discover bodies in northern Chile which predate those found in Egypt's pyramid tombs by 6,000 years
An ugly secret - 14/07/00 A skeleton recovered from a shallow grave at Stonehenge shows the site was used for executions
10,000 Years of Stonehenge - 14/07/00
Ice Age star map discovered - 09/08/00
Seahenge goes full circle - 22/09/00
Hyena den is peephole on Stone Age Britain - 12/10/00
Is this the way that Stonehenge got off the ground? - 15/11/00
The man who made Avebury's stone circle - 19/10/00
Chariot queen's grave unearthed - 12/04/01
Celtic gold clasp sold for £1.1m - 26/04/01
Ancient farmers were goat-herders - 08/05/01
Secrets of Stone Age hill to be revealed - 18/05/01 Silbury Hill
Nuts give clue to 'oldest' Scots site - 26/05/01
Iron Age baby's bones unearthed at Roman villa - 31/08/01
British farmhouse 'older than pyramids' - 07/09/01 found at Auchenlaich, the longest Stone Age burial cairn in Britain, near Callander, Perthshire
Relics reveal first Britons' early arrival - 22/12/01 Digs in East Anglia and the West Country suggest that the first people took up residence up to 700,000 years ago
Secrets of Silbury Hill uncovered - 20/02/02
Mysterious gold cones 'hats of ancient wizards' - 17/03/02
Charging tanks help save history of Salisbury Plain - 29/03/02 miles of ancient landscape features in a unique state of preservation, including 1,500 previously unrecorded archaeological monuments
Bronze Age gold cup uncovered by metal detector - 05/04/02
Genes show Welsh are the true Britons - 01/07/02
Bronze Age had brain surgeons - 21/08/02
Unearthed, the prince of Stonehenge - 21/08/02 A prehistoric prince with gold ear-rings has been found near Stonehenge a few yards away from the richest early Bronze Age burial in Britain
9,000-year-old artefacts uncovered - 08/01/03 in County Antrim
The King of Stonehenge was archer from Alps - 11/02/03
Mummies found in Outer Hebrides - 17/03/03
Cosmic link to stone circles - 09/04/03 equinoxes & solstaces important to ancients
Stonehenge burials unearthed - 21/05/03
Britain's 'earliest' prehistoric cave art - 16/06/03 It consists of 12,000-year-old engravings of birds and an ibex carved into the stone walls at Creswell Crags, Derbyshire
Heathrow reveals historic legacy - 17/07/03
Researchers date 'oldest cemetery' - 23/09/03 bones from Aveline's Hole in Somerset's Mendip Hills are between 10,200 and 10,400 years old
New road reveals Stone Age site - 06/10/03
Lasers uncover Stonehenge secrets - 16/10/03
'Lost' Avebury stones discovered - 02/12/03
Workers unearth ancient chariot - 03/12/03 near Ferrybridge, West Yorks
Ancient flints found on Cairngorms - 30/03/04
Ancient builders followed stars - 02/04/04
Iron Age tool marks move to steel - 12/05/04
Disaster may have killed ancients - 19/05/04
'Sistine Chapel of the Ice Age' - 13/07/04
Ice age carvings on public show - 28/08/04
Ancient rock carvings go online - 14/01/05
Troves of ancient rock art on show - 15/01/05
Engravings found in county cave - 07/02/05
Divers find Bronze Age axe - 09/03/05
Secrets from tomb of the ancient unknown warrior - 10/03/05
Experts put date to UK rock art - 25/04/05
Iron Age shoe unearthed at quarry - 10/05/05
Ancient phallus unearthed in cave - 25/07/05
Excitement at Neolithic site find - 02/11/05 The settlement, near Milfield Village, Northumberland, includes at least three buildings dating to the 4000 BC Early Neolithic period
Tools unlock secrets of early man - 14/12/05 early humans were living in Britain around 700,000 years ago, substantially earlier than previously thought
Irish Bog Bodies: 'These were horrific torture techniques' - 20/01/06
French caver makes historic find - 06/02/06
Brutal lives of Stone Age Britons - 11/05/06
Front garden yields ancient tools - 20/06/06 giant flint handaxes from 250,000 years ago have been unearthed at a site at Cuxton in Kent
Early signs of elephant butchers - 30/06/06
Britain's human history revealed - 05/09/06 Dr Danielle Schreve from Royal Holloway, has been filling out part of the story at a quarry near Norwich
Delving deep into Britain's past - 01/10/06 AHOB revealed that people were here 200,000 years earlier than previously thought - now AHOB2 has secured funding
Stonehenge builders' houses found - 30/01/07
Italy mystery of prehistoric hug - 08/02/07
Experts reveal 'ancient massacre' - 12/03/07 14 people buried at Wayland's Smithy, near Uffington White Horse, Oxfordshire, between 3590 BC and 3560 BC, may have died in a Neolithic Age massacre
Novice tells of Bronze Age find - 24/04/07
Tunnel open again at Silbury hill - 11/05/07
Calendar question over star disc - 25/06/07
Heritage inspectors visit 4,000 year old ditch - 09/07/07
Fight on to save Stone Age Atlantis - 08/08/07 Bouldnor Cliff
How Bronze Age man enjoyed his pint - 11/08/07
Student dig unearths ancient gum - 20/08/07
Wales gets its 29,000-year-old 'lady' back - 09/12/07
Archaeologists Find Mysterious Neolithic Structure In Orkney Dig - 19/12/07
Solstice clock goes live on web - 21/12/07
Skating traced back 4,000 years - 24/12/07 The world's first skaters are likely to have taken to the ice about 4,000 years ago on the frozen lakes of Finland, on skates made of bone
Ancient Burials Reveal Foreign Links in Prehistoric Scotland - 20/02/08
Archaeologists to Drill in Bexley for Evidence of Ancient Occupation - 29/02/08
Dig uncovers Iron Age waterhole - 07/03/08
Irish and Dutch vessels found in Scottish graves - 12/03/08
Silver of the Iceni - 13/03/08
Older than the pyramids, buried for centuries – found by an Orkney plumber - 17/03/08
Ancient Seahenge 'returns home' - 25/03/08
Archaeologists make breakthrough at Stonehenge dig - 09/04/08
Stonehenge Could Have Been Resting Place For Royalty - 30/05/08
'Cursus' Is Older Than Stonehenge: Archeologists Step Closer To Solving Ancient Monument Riddle - 10/06/08
Uncovering stone circle's secrets - 06/07/08
Cavemen and their relatives in the same village after 3,000 years - 15/07/08
Bones mystery near Lough Fea, Ireland - 04/08/08
Chariot find at settlement site - 28/08/08
Stonehenge 'was hidden from lower classes' - 31/08/08
Discovery of ancient axes delights experts - 18/09/08
Dig pinpoints Stonehenge origins - 21/09/08
Ancient jewels found in uni desk - 22/10/08
Climate change ‘doomed ancient Argyll site' - 07/11/08
'Oldest human brain' discovered - 12/12/08
Radiocarbon dates indicate early Irish were just visiting - 09/01/09
Huge Iron Age haul of coins found - 17/01/09
Signs of earliest Scots unearthed - 09/04/09
Early Bronze Age grave discovered in Perthshire - 12/08/09
London's earliest timber structure found during Belmarsh prison dig - 12/08/09
Cave dig unearths important finds - 13/09/09
Amateur 'stunned' after £1m find - 04/11/09
Norfolk museum to install ancient timber - 12/01/10 Seahenge
3,000-year-old shipwreck shows European trade was thriving in Bronze Age - 15/02/10
Do Dartmoor's ancient stones have link to Stonehenge? - 14/04/10
Entropy study suggests Pictish symbols likely were part of a written language - 10/06/10
Ancient cave paintings found in Romania - 13/06/10
Archaeologists begin dig on buried stone circle TEN times bigger than Stonehenge - 30/06/10 4,000 year old Marden Henge, in Wiltshire
Skeleton Blodwen, aged 5,500, comes home to Llandudno - 03/07/10
Archaeologists unearth Neolithic henge at Stonehenge - 22/07/10
4,500-year-old home discovered at Marden Henge - 23/07/10
Archaeologists discover Britain's 'oldest house' - 10/08/10 8,500BC
Nebra sky disk discarded because of volcanic ash, scientists say - 23/08/10
Dry weather reveals archaeological 'cropmarks' in fields Aug 30, 2010
Stone Age door unearthed by archaeologists in Zurich - 20/10/10 perhaps dating to 3063 BC
Orkney digger finds Neolithic tomb complex - 31/10/10
Multiple burials at Orkney Neolithic site - 02/12/10
Prehistoric standing stone falls over - 02/02/11 Airlie Standing Stone
Princess sheds new light on early Celts - 01/05/11
New DNA research suggests second migration influx of early farmers to Europe - 02/06/11
Marlborough mound revealed to be 4,400 years old - 03/06/11
Iron Age road link to Iceni tribe - 15/08/11
Scottish prehistoric mummies made from jigsaw of body parts - 22/08/11
Tomb found at Stonehenge quarry site - 31/08/11
Inside Britain's biggest Iron Age fortress - 01/09/11
Could this be the oldest pub in Scotland? - 05/09/11
Prehistoric teen girl's grave found near henge - 06/10/11
Archaeologists make new Stonehenge 'sun worship' find - 28/11/11
Stonehenge rocks Pembrokeshire link confirmed - 19/12/11
'Discovery of a lifetime': Stone Age temple found in Orkney is 800 years older than Stonehenge - and may be more important - 02/01/12
Red dot becomes 'oldest cave art' - 14/06/12
Europe's oldest prehistoric town unearthed in Bulgaria - 31/10/12
Scottish dig unearths '10,000-year-old home' at Echline - 18/11/12
Stonehenge builders travelled from far, say researchers - 09/03/13
'Medieval knight' unearthed in Edinburgh car park dig - 13/03/13
'World's oldest calendar' discovered in Scottish field - 14/07/13
Crossrail unearths evidence humans lived on Thames in 7,000 BC - 08/08/13
Hot summer unearths Roman discoveries in Wales - 09/08/13
Ipplepen Iron Age settlement 'one of most significant' finds - 17/08/13
European Hunter-Gatherers Owned Pigs as Early as 4600 BC - 27/08/13
Ancient artefacts found in melting snow - 29/08/13
Stonehenge was built on solstice axis, dig confirms - 08/09/13
Archeologists date human femur found in northern Britain to 10,000 years ago - 09/09/13
Ancient Etruscan Prince Emerges From Tomb: Photos - 20/09/13
World's oldest bog body hints at violent past - 23/09/13
Archaeologists Map Neolithic Monument Complex at Damerham, near Stonehenge - 27/11/13
Archaeologists looking for Stonehenge origins 'are digging in wrong place' - 29/11/13
6,000-year-old vegetation found on Salisbury Plain - 15/12/13
Scientists pinpoint the exact source of many of the rocks used to build Stonehenge - 18/02/14
Stonehenge discovery rewrites history books - 01/05/14 Amesbury, just two miles from Stonehenge, is declared the longest continuously occupied settlement in Britain, having been continually lived in since 8820 BC
Stonehenge secrets revealed by underground map - 09/09/14
Ancient 'moon god' monument unearthed in Israel - 17/09/14
Europeans drawn from three ancient 'tribes' - 17/09/14
Cave paintings change ideas about the origin of art - 08/10/14
Scientists find evidence of wheat in UK 8,000 years ago - 26/02/15
Stone-Age Hunter-Gatherers Imported Wheat From Mainland 8,000 Years Ago - 27/02/15
'Exceptional tomb of Celtic prince' found in France - 05/03/15
New Stonehenge sunset alignment theory 'shown to be correct' - 21/06/15
Stonehenge researchers 'may have found largest Neolithic site' - 07/09/15
Bronze Age houses uncovered in Cambridgeshire are Britain's 'Pompeii' - 12/01/16
DNA evidence uncovers major upheaval in Europe near end of last Ice Age - 04/02/16
Bronze Age wheel at 'British Pompeii' Must Farm an 'unprecedented find' - 19/02/16
The mystery of England's ancient tunnels - 04/06/16

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