Perfect 3000-Year Old Wheel Discovered at ‘Fenland Pompeii’

Although archaeology is a relatively new science, many  believe that most of the great finds have already been discovered. A team from the University of Cambridge, however, have proven that this is not the case. On Must Farm in the idyllic county of Cambridgeshire, archaeologists have unearthed a perfectly preserved bronze-age wooden wheel, thought to be…

Analysis of ‘Hobbit’ Fossil Reveals New Species

“In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit.” Unbeknownst to Tolkien, he actually wasn’t far from the truth. In 2003, archaeologists stumbled upon the fossil of a diminutive human species which they called Homo floresiensis which soon gained the nickname of ‘The Hobbit’. The fossil is at least 17,000 years old and about a meter tall (hobbits are…

Eating Habits of Stonehenge Inhabitants Revealed

The University of York has combined forces with the University of Sheffield to discover how our ancient ancestors may have eaten nearly 5000 years ago. Teams from both universities have excavated an area of the Durrington Walls in Sailsbury, which once surrounded the world famous Stonehenge monument. The walls, which are dated back to the late-Neolithic period…