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The eternal renewal of life: the signs and symbols Excerpt from exhibition exhibition of archaeological finds from the caves of Latronico (Potenza). By Filomena Tufaro, archaeologist

The eternal renewal of life: the signs and symbols Excerpt from exhibition exhibition of archaeological finds from the caves of Latronico (Potenza). By Filomena Tufaro, archaeologist

Ogham stone from Co. Kerry, Ireland.  Ogham is known to be the earliest form of written language in Ireland.  It dates from the 4th Century AD and was used over a period of about 500 years.  The marks are read from the left, bottom up then down the right.  The stones commemorate someone or an event.

Ogham stone from Co. Kerry, Ireland. Ogham is known to be the earliest form of written language in Ireland. It dates from the 4th Century AD and was used over a period of about 500 years. The marks are read from the left, bottom up then down the right. The stones commemorate someone or an event.

Revealed: Britains secret treasure trove of stone age rock art

Revealed: Britain's secret treasure trove of stone age rock art

Archaeological Site of Delphi - Ionic rhythm column fragment located along the Sacred Way near the Stoa of the Athenians

Archaeological Site of Delphi - Ionic rhythm column fragment located along the Sacred Way near the Stoa of the Athenians

The West Kennet Long Barrow is a prehistoric burial mound near Avebury in Wiltshire, England. It is one of the largest and best-preserved monuments of its kind in Britain. You can enter the barrow and explore five empty stone chambers

The West Kennet Long Barrow is a prehistoric burial mound near Avebury in Wiltshire, England. It is one of the largest and best-preserved monuments of its kind in Britain. You can enter the barrow and explore five empty stone chambers

Archaeologists compare Neolithic Kent site to Stonehenge, find Bronze Age funerary monument

Archaeologists compare Neolithic Kent site to Stonehenge, find Bronze Age funerary monument

The Stone of Gronw.  In the Welsh legend, Blodeuwed - wife of Lleu Llaw Gyffes - runs away with her lover, Gronw Pebyr, after a botched attempt to kill her husband.  Later,  Lleu Law and Gronw meet on opposite sides of a river.  Lleu throws us spear at Gronwr, who hides behind a rock.  The spear goes right through the rock and kills Gronwr, leaving a small circular hole in the stone.

The Stone of Gronw. In the Welsh legend, Blodeuwed - wife of Lleu Llaw Gyffes - runs away with her lover, Gronw Pebyr, after a botched attempt to kill her husband. Later, Lleu Law and Gronw meet on opposite sides of a river. Lleu throws us spear at Gronwr, who hides behind a rock. The spear goes right through the rock and kills Gronwr, leaving a small circular hole in the stone.

Avebury is located in the southwest area of England near Swindon. sites here were created over 3500 years ago, or that it’s the modern day druids performing peaceful rituals on site for the equinoxes, . Best of all, you can stay at Manor Farm. Only a walk away from the stone circle is Silbury Hill, an enchanting hill mound that still baffles archeologists to this day.

Avebury is located in the southwest area of England near Swindon. sites here were created over 3500 years ago, or that it’s the modern day druids performing peaceful rituals on site for the equinoxes, . Best of all, you can stay at Manor Farm. Only a walk away from the stone circle is Silbury Hill, an enchanting hill mound that still baffles archeologists to this day.

Mesolithic engraved pendant discovered in the UK.  An 11,000 year old engraved shale pendant discovered by archaeologists during excavations at the Early Mesolithic site at Star Carr in North Yorkshire is unique in the UK, according to new research. The sacred prehistoric stone pendant, discovered by archaeologists in Yorkshire. It was probably worn by a shaman carrying out hunting-related  rituals [Credit: Harry Robson , University of York]

Mesolithic engraved pendant discovered in the UK. An 11,000 year old engraved shale pendant discovered by archaeologists during excavations at the Early Mesolithic site at Star Carr in North Yorkshire is unique in the UK, according to new research. The sacred prehistoric stone pendant, discovered by archaeologists in Yorkshire. It was probably worn by a shaman carrying out hunting-related rituals [Credit: Harry Robson , University of York]

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