Archive for the ‘Archaeology’ Category

Quake Unearths Prehistoric Cave Dwelling

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

While we’re still on the subject of the earthquake, more Italian weirdness has come of it. 15,000 year old caves, once used by local inhabitants, have been found under the City of L’Aquila, near the epicenter of the quake. The largest of the vaulted caves was found near the bus terminal of the regional capital, where the sediment shook loose to reveal the ancient cavern. Archeologists are abuzz over the new ruins.


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Woodhenge, Stonehenge’s New Cousin, Found In Ireland!

Friday, April 17th, 2009


Archeologists have uncovered an ancient wooden replica of Stonehenge at the Hill of Tara in Ireland. Pictured above is an artist’s rendering of the massive ring as it would have looked in its heyday. Scientists speculate that it would have taken an entire forest of trees to provide enough wood for it’s epic circumference.

More monumental goodness after the jump…