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ANOTHER 5,000 year old pyramid attacked.
http://www.peruthisweek.com/news-5000-y … ima-100260
The state protected structure was knocked down and later burned by several clandestine groups that entered the site in Lima, Peru. Archaeologist Marco Guillén Hugo said there was reason to believe two private building companies were behind the destruction.

New Light On The Iron Age Hillforts Of North Ceredigion, Mid Wales http://heritageofwalesnews.blogspot.co. … s+News&m=1
Announcing a new book published by Archaeopress, Oxford, in collaboration with the Royal Commission, Wales.The Iron Age hillforts of north Ceredigion (Cardiganshire), mid Wales, are among the most striking and interesting fortifications of pre-Roman Wales. A new book by Dr Toby Driver, of the Aberystwyth-based Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, examines their architecture and landscape settings, to bring a new understanding of the Iron Age communities who occupied this part of mid Wales in the last centuries before the Roman conquest.

Superb Neolithic polished stone axe unearthed
See the image here, the Find of the Month of Wiltshire Archaeology Field Group.

A further blow for English Heritage – and England’s heritage….
As well as providing them with what all agree is an insufficient fund of £80 million to set up a charity the Goverment has continued it’s reduction in heritage funding: DCMS has been cut back by 7% so DCMS has cut resource funding to EH by 10%….
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/spending-round-201516-full-details-of-funding-for-dcms-bodies-published

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