Celtic History In the News — November 2019
Celtic History and Archaeology In the News
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A 1,200-year-old standing stone discovered in the Highlands has carvings never before seen on a Pictish stone, archaeologists have said.
Ancient weapons discovered on a building site will go on display at the Museum of London Docklands. The group of 453 artefacts found in Havering, east London, is the third largest ever discovered in the UK.
Police are investigating a reported unauthorised excavation at an Iron Age site in the Western Isles.
A geographic information system survey of the section of the River Boyne that runs through the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site has revealed anomalies that may be log boats or large boulders associated with the construction of passage tombs some 5,000 years ago.
a leading archaeologist has hailed a ‘golden spell’ in new discoveries about the Picts, with their everyday world now illuminated like never before given a string of breakthrough finds.
A series of tanning pits has been found buried beneath Belfast city centre by an archaeology team commissioned by developers embarking on the Royal Exchange development around North Street and Donegall Street.
It was described as “the find of a lifetime”, and now research has shed new light on 12th century ‘graffiti’ art discovered in an archaeological dig in Dublin almost two years ago.The carved slate, depicting a warrior-like figure on a four-legged animal, was uncovered during excavations in The Coombe in January 2018.
Archaeologists Unearth Hollowed-Out Whale Vertebra Containing Human Jawbone, Remains of Newborn Lambs
Iron Age Scots made the unusual vessel with the bone of a fin whale, Earth’s second largest whale species.
Human remains found behind a house in Scotland are thought to point to a grisly chapter in human history.
Experts believe multiple corpses were buried there by 19th Century med students after cutting them apart to practice surgery.
Further investigation into the contents of one of the most significant Viking-Age hoards found in Scotland has revealed a man’s name etched onto one of the objects.
At the time of its construction, the Wilkhouse Inn was considered a “statement of modernity and affluence”
Ancient British structures older than the pyramids are being threatened by climate change, experts have warned, as rising sea levels, heavier rainfall and severe weather events endanger Scotland’s archaeological treasures.
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