Iron Age Warrior grave unearthed in England
Sevaan Franks, ablogabouthistory.com
The grave of an Iron Age warrior has been found at a new housing development in southeastern England.The deceased, a mature male more than 30 years old, was laid out in a grave and was accompanied by grave goods. These included three large, comple…

Iron Age Warrior grave unearthed in England
Sevaan Franks, ablogabouthistory.com

The grave of an Iron Age warrior has been found at a new housing development in southeastern England.The deceased, a mature male more than 30 years old, was laid out in a grave and was accompanied by grave goods. These included three large, comple…

Did Stonehenge’s stones make sounds?
Sevaan Franks, ablogabouthistory.com
A group of researchers in London are hypothesizing that Stonehenge’s stones may have been chosen because of the sounds they produce when struck.Researchers from the Royal College of Art in London have found that some of the monument’s rocks posses…

Did Stonehenge’s stones make sounds?
Sevaan Franks, ablogabouthistory.com

A group of researchers in London are hypothesizing that Stonehenge’s stones may have been chosen because of the sounds they produce when struck.Researchers from the Royal College of Art in London have found that some of the monument’s rocks posses…

Roman gold coin found at Vindolanda
Sevaan Franks, ablogabouthistory.com
A rare Roman gold coin has been found at Vindolanda, a Roman auxiliary fort just south of Hadrian’s Wall in northern England.Described as being “well-worn”, the confirmed aureus bears the image of the Emperor Nero, dating it to around AD 64 or 65.…

Roman gold coin found at Vindolanda
Sevaan Franks, ablogabouthistory.com

A rare Roman gold coin has been found at Vindolanda, a Roman auxiliary fort just south of Hadrian’s Wall in northern England.Described as being “well-worn”, the confirmed aureus bears the image of the Emperor Nero, dating it to around AD 64 or 65.…

Gallic tomb containing chariot found in northern France
Sevaan Franks, ablogabouthistory.com
Road construction in northern France has uncovered a Gallic wood-lined tomb that contains a chariot.Starting on 3 June for a three week period, archaeologists and an anthropologist have been working to uncover this chariot tomb. This type of…

Gallic tomb containing chariot found in northern France
Sevaan Franks, ablogabouthistory.com

Road construction in northern France has uncovered a Gallic wood-lined tomb that contains a chariot.Starting on 3 June for a three week period, archaeologists and an anthropologist have been working to uncover this chariot tomb. This type of…

Stunning Aerial Images of Hill Forts from Britain’s Iron Age
Mark Strauss, io9.com
Some 3,000 “hill forts” or “defended enclosures” are scattered across Britain. The elevated land provided a defensive advantage, with lines of fortifications—such as walls and ditches—erected around the hills’ contours. Seen from the ground, they…

Stunning Aerial Images of Hill Forts from Britain’s Iron Age
Mark Strauss, io9.com

Some 3,000 “hill forts” or “defended enclosures” are scattered across Britain. The elevated land provided a defensive advantage, with lines of fortifications—such as walls and ditches—erected around the hills’ contours. Seen from the ground, they…

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Doc­u­men­tary pio­neer Robert Fla­her­ty direct­ed the first film made in the Irish lan­guage, Oid­hche Shean­chais (“A Night of Sto­ry­telling”) in 1935 dur­ing the pro­duc­tion of his now clas­sic f …

I look forward to having the time to watch this.

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Doc­u­men­tary pio­neer Robert Fla­her­ty direct­ed the first film made in the Irish lan­guage, Oid­hche Shean­chais (“A Night of Sto­ry­telling”) in 1935 dur­ing the pro­duc­tion of his now clas­sic f …

I look forward to having the time to watch this.

Dovedale Roman and Iron Age coins found after 2,000 yearsbbc.com
A precious hoard of Roman and Late Iron Age coins has been discovered in a cave where it has lain undisturbed for more than 2,000 years.The trea­sure trove was unearthed after a mem­ber of the pub­lic stum­bled across four coins in the cave in…

Dovedale Roman and Iron Age coins found after 2,000 years
bbc.com

A precious hoard of Roman and Late Iron Age coins has been discovered in a cave where it has lain undisturbed for more than 2,000 years.

The trea­sure trove was unearthed after a mem­ber of the pub­lic stum­bled across four coins in the cave in…

Iron Age hill fort sought by Hen Gastell diggersbbc.com
Archaeologists and volunteers in Gwynedd are hoping to unearth an Iron Age hill fort as part of a UK-wide Festival of Archaeology.The team is exca­vat­ing an ancient ditched enclo­sure at Hen Gastell in Llan­wn­da, near Caernar­fon.Sur­veys …

Iron Age hill fort sought by Hen Gastell diggers
bbc.com

Archaeologists and volunteers in Gwynedd are hoping to unearth an Iron Age hill fort as part of a UK-wide Festival of Archaeology.

The team is exca­vat­ing an ancient ditched enclo­sure at Hen Gastell in Llan­wn­da, near Caernar­fon.

Sur­veys …

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The Red House, designed by William Morris and Philip Webb, built in 1859-1860 by Philip Webb, Bexleyheath, London. The wall paintings and stained glass were by Edward Burne-Jones, but Morris himself, Burne-Jones, Dante Rosetti and others probably spent many happy days painting the place. Imagine the parties! Sadly, Morris only lived here for five years, and was forced to sell because of his finances. Remarkably, none of the subsequent owners trashed the place.

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Young bluejay (at Ambler, PA)