Tag Archives: prehistory

New: Stonehenge monuments workshop

In response to requests from teachers, we have developed a new prehistory workshop based on the monuments around Stonehenge. As you’ll know, Stonehenge didn’t exist in splendid isolation but was part of an extraordinary complex of monuments ranging in size … Continue reading

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More Must Farm findings!

Back in December I visited the excavations at a site called Must Farm near Peterborough. It is a fantastically preserved Bronze Age house and associated structures, including at least a walkway and a palisade. Since then there have been more … Continue reading

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Archaeology on Television: Missing that je ne sais quoi?

The arrival of 2016 has brought more archaeology programmes to our television screens with two new series airing this week. The BBC brings us Immortal Egypt and Channel 5 10,000 BC: Two Tribes. The BBC’s Immortal Egypt is a 4 … Continue reading

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Must Farm – A Bronze Age house and more!

Last week I have the opportunity of visiting Must Farm,  a Bronze Age settlement site, with members of the Prehistoric Society. Right off, I have to say this was a fantastic site in many ways, and that the work being … Continue reading

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Neolithic Britain – Part 1

Introduction As with our earlier posts on the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic, we are going to break down the Neolithic in Britain to more manageable parts. We will be looking at the key characteristics of the Neolithic and what distinguishes this … Continue reading

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