Monthly Archives: April 2020

Aubrey Burl on Callanish

It was announced recently that British archaeologist Aubrey Burl had passed away at the age of 93. Harry Aubrey Woodruff Burl, Fellow of The Society of Antiquaries, did not appreciate many of the weird and wacky theories that megalthic sites … Continue reading

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Pottery find dates farming in London to Early Neolithic Period

In my previous post we discussed how rubbish pits in Neolithic Britain are frequently associated with ceremonial sites. Now a pit has been uncovered on the boundary of the historic centre of London dated to the Early Neolithic period. DURING … Continue reading

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Ritual Pits in the Stonehenge Landscape

Pits and Plaques In 1980 the investigation of a flint scatter on the northern part of King Barrow Ridge, as part of the Stonehenge Environs Project, revealed three small circular pits grouped around a natural hollow, possibly a tree-throw. Finds from … Continue reading

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