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Stonehenge always provides fascinating news. Mike Pitts, the editor of British Archaeology magazine, writes at length about the ongoing history/theories of Stonehenge.

A really new stage in Stonehenge history? I went to the annual meeting of the Stonehenge Riverside Project in English Heritage’s Bristol offices last week, and very interesting it was. The SRP is behind much of the fieldwork that has taken place in the Stonehenge world heritage site over the past few years: that includes the work at Durrington Walls (including the neolithic “village”), the discovery of “Bluestonehenge”, the excavation of the Aubrey Hole containing the reburied human cremations… Read More

via Mike Pitts – Digging Deeper

 

   
The first (1888) reconstruction of Neanderthal Man. Credit Wikmedia Commons

Melvyn Bragg, in Radio 4’s programme In Our Time, discusses with his guests how Neanderthals lived and how we are related to them. Guests include the geneticist Professor Steve Jones. The progamme will be broadcast on Thursday, 17 June from 9:00-9:45.

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