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Neolithic skeleton uncovered in Malaysia

Human remains that are at least 5,000 years old have been uncovered during construction in Malaysia. He said the bones were found 70cm underground as Public Works Department (PWD) backhoes were digging on Monday. "This is an important discovery not only for us, but the state, and the nation as a whole.

Neolithic hearth found in Wales

A hearth dating back 5,000 years has been unearthed at a construction site in southern Wales. A New Stone Age hearth was discovered during preliminary groundworks for the large Siltbuster building which is now nearing completion. Work was suspended on the groundworks until the archaeologists had totally excavated and ‘preserved by record’

Neolithic enclosure found in Denmark

A neolithic enclosure has been uncovered at a construction site in Denmark. Found at Stevns, located some 40 miles from Copenhagen, the structure is an oval palisade enclosure made by five rows of posts covering about 60,000 square feet. "Since 2013, rescue archaeology related to large-scale development of infrastructure has allowed us

Neolithic long house found in Moldova

Traces of a 7,000-year-old long house have been found in Moldova. More than twenty meters could be the length of the relics of a wooden house from approx. 7 thousand years ago, discovered by an international team of researchers near the city of Balti, about 100 km from Chisinau in Moldova.

Neolithic pottery and stone tools found in Scotland

Installation of a pipeline in Scotland has led to the discovery of Neolithic pottery and stone tools. “These finds provide yet another piece in the jigsaw to help us reconstruct the mundane, as well as the more interesting, aspects of how societies interacted and travelled in ancient Britain,” he said. “The artefacts

Face of Neolithic man reconstructed

Researchers have reconstructed the face of a man who lived 9,500 years ago in Jericho. The Jericho Skull is a face modeled in plaster over the man's actual skull, which has now come to life in the vivid reconstruction described in the latest issue of British Archaeology. The man's identity remains unknown,

Human remains found at Neolithic site in Wales

Human remains, including several teeth, have been found at a Neolithic site on a Welsh island. Archaeologist Catherine Rees said: "Human remains are incredibly rare outside of megalithic tombs in this area as bone seldom survives in North Wales. "Several teeth have been recovered which will enable scientists to discover more about