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Ffridd Faldwyn, Montgomery

Ffridd Faldwyn is an Iron Age Hillfort in northern Powys, in the former county of Montgomeryshire, It is sited on a prominent hill west of Montgomery, close to Montgomery Castle, overlooking the River Severn. It is one of the largest hill-forts i ...

Hen Domen

Hen Domen Welsh, meaning "old mound", is the site of a medieval timber motte-and-bailey castle in Powys, Wales. It is the site of the original Montgomery Castle, and was built by Roger de Montgomery in 1070. From 1105 the castle was the home of t ...

Llwyn Bryn-Dinas

Llwyn Bryn-Dinas is an Iron Age hillfort on the north side of the Tanat valley, about 1 mile west of the village of Llangedwyn, in Powys, Wales.

Pwll Du Tunnel

The Pwll Du Tunnel was the longest horse-powered tramway tunnel to be built in Britain at 1.875 metres in length. It started in Blaenavon, Torfaen, Wales, and was originally a coal mine, running northward almost horizontally into a hillside. Late ...

Tell Masoud

Tell Masoud is an archaeological site west northwest of Tell Hazzine and 2 km away west from the Litani in the Beqaa Mohafazat. It dates at least to the Chalcolithic.

Anguilla necropolis

The Anguilla necropolis is an archaeological site in the Italian comune of Ribera in the province of Agrigento in Sicily.

Dolmen de la Pastora

The Dolmen de la Pastora is a prehistoric passage grave at Valencina de la Concepcion near Seville, Spain. It has been dated to the Bronze Age.

Dolmen of Guadalperal

The Dolmen of Guadalperal, also known as the treasure of Guadalperal and as the Spanish Stonehenge for its resemblance to the English Stonehenge, is a megalithic monument dating from between 2000 and 3000 BC in Peraleda de la Mata, a town in the ...

Polizzello archaeological site

The archaeological site of Polizzello or mountain of Polizzello was a site inhabited probably from the eleventh to the sixth century BC The name probably comes from Polyzelus tyrant. According to another thesis, the name comes from the Greek πολι ...

Vassallaggi

Vassallaggi is a Sicilian prehistoric bronze age archaeological site, located on the hill of the same name, which had a later flourishing after the 7th century BC as a phrourion. The site is located in the middle of the Salso river valley, at 704 ...

Irish Mesolithic

The earliest known human burial in Ireland is dated to 7530-7320 BCE. It was on a bend of the River Shannon at Hermitage, County Limerick which shows the early inhabitants had begun to move inland along the rivers and were not confined to the sea ...

Star Carr

Star Carr is a Mesolithic archaeological site in North Yorkshire, England. It is around five miles south of Scarborough. It is generally regarded as the most important and informative Mesolithic site in Great Britain. It is as important to the Me ...

Çukuriçi Hoyuk

Çukuriçi Hoyuk is a prehistoric Tell settlement on the Aegean coast of western Turkey. It is located about 1 km southeast of the ancient city of Ephesos, near the present city of Selçuk in the province of Izmir. Between 2007 and 2016 the settleme ...

Chichali (archaeological site)

Chichali is an archaeological site located on the left bank of the Narmada River in India, 7 km west of village Nimrani on the Mumbai Agra Highway. The site was discovered in 1996-1997 by the Prehistory Branch of the Archaeological Survey of Indi ...

Jawasiya-Arni

Jawasiya-Arni is an archaeological site located in the Mewar Plains, in South Rajasthan, India. It is located within the Rajsamand, Arni, and Chittorgarh districts.

Navdatoli

Navdatoli refers to both a modern day village and a chalcolithic era settlement located on the Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh in central India. The ancient village was inhabited through four stages each defined by distinctly different types of p ...

Gidara

Gidara was an ancient city in northern Mesopotamia. It was located at the upper course of the Khabur river north of Guzana. At the beginning of the 10th century BC the city was under Assyrian control. When the Aramaic tribes settled in Northern M ...

Parsii (tribe)

The Parsii were a nomadic tribe, in the district of Paropamisadae in Bactria near the Hindu Kush ranges in northern Afghanistan during antiquity. They lived on the Oxus River, centered on the city of Parsiia.

Cissia (area)

In the Persian Empire Cissia (Κισσία) was a very fertile district of Susiana, on the Choaspes. According to Herodotus, the inhabitants, Cissii, were a wild, free people, resembling the Persians in their manners. Herodotus and other ancient Greek ...

History of the ancient Levant

The Levant is the large area in Southwest Asia, south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea in the west, the Arabian Desert in the south, and Mesopotamia in the east. It stretches 400 miles north to south from the Taurus Mount ...

Shublugal

In ancient Mesopotamia, a shublugal, meaning slave of the king, was a slave who lived in a temple, like gurush and iginidug, but this type was more numerous. In times of peace, the sovereign gave lands to people who exploit, and at times of war, ...

Takpirtu

Takpirtu or Takpertu, inscribed tak-pir-tu and as a gloss to the term su-gur-gur-mes, and literally meaning" wiping,” from kupurru," to wipe, rub,” or more generally" to perform a wiping rite,” were Mesopotamian purification rituals whose oldest ...

Adamanduga

Adamanduga is a Sumerian and Akkadian genre of literature, a kind of dispute. It originated in the 3rd millennium BC, and was used until the Neo-Assyrian Empire between the 9th and the 7th century BC.

Huzziya

Huzziya was the last recorded king of Zalpuwa. He was captured by Anitta the Hittite king of Kussara. Anitta had been confronted with what appears to have been a military alliance of states stretching southwards from Zalpa, an alliance in which P ...

Iranzu

Iranzu was an important king of Mannae. King Iranzu died in 716 BC According to estimates. His son, Aza had already occupied the throne at the time and was Iranzus successor.

Kammanu

Kammanu was a Luwian speaking Neo-Hittite state in a plateau to the north of the Taurus Mountains and to the west of Euphrates river in the late 2nd millennium BC, formed from part of Kizzuwatna after the collapse of the Hittite Empire. Its princ ...

Kazallu

Kazalla or Kazallu is the name given in Akkadian sources to a city in the ancient Near East. Under its king Kashtubila, fought against Kazalla Sargon of Akkad in the 24th or 23rd century BC. Sargon laid the city of Kazalla to waste so effectively ...

Gallagher Flint Station Archeological Site

The Gallagher Flint Station Archeological Site is an archaeological site and National Historic Landmark in northern Alaska. Discovered in 1970 during the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, it yielded a radiocarbon date of 10.540 B.P., mak ...

Fauresmith (industry)

In archaeology, Fauresmith industry is a stone tool industry that is transitional between the Acheulian and the Middle Stone Age. It is at the end of the Acheulian or beginning of the Middle Stone Age. It is named after the town of Fauresmith in ...

Lower Paleolithic

The Lower Paleolithic is the earliest subdivision of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age. It spans the time from around 3 million years ago when the first evidence for stone tool production and use by hominins appears in the current archaeological r ...

Kharantsy, Olkhonsky District

Kharantsy is a village in the Olkhonsky District of Irkutsk Oblast of Russia, a part of the Khuzhirskiy municipal unit. Located in the middle part of the western coast of Olkhon Island, in 7 km to the north from the municipal unit centre - villag ...

Uzury

Uzury is a village in the Olkhonsky District of Irkutsk region of Russia, a part of the Khuzhirskiy municipal unit. Located in the Bay Haga-Yaman of Lake Baikal at the Eastern shore of Olkhon Island in 30 km northeast from the municipal unit cent ...

Belderrig (archaeological site)

Belderrig is a small village on the North Mayo coast, and lies within the Ceide Fields complex, a prehistoric landscape of field systems and related domestic and ritual structures dating to the Neolithic and Bronze Age. The excavations at Belderr ...

Woodbridge, Suffolk

Woodbridge is a town in Suffolk, East Anglia, England, about 8 miles from the seashore, along the River Deben. The town is served by Woodbridge railway station on the East Suffolk Line. It lies a short distance from the wider Ipswich urban area. ...

Halawa, Hawaii

Halawa is a census-designated place in the Ewa District of Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States. Halawa Stream branches into two valleys: North and South Halawa, North Halawa is the larger stream and fluvial feature. Their confluence is within ...

Elina (Epirus)

Elina was an ancient Greek, Hellenistic fortified town in the region of Epirus. Site known locally as Dymokastro, West of the village of Perdika. Hammond discussed the site and determined its ancient Elina. He went to the site of the battle of Si ...

Menelaion

The archaeological site of Menelaion is located approximately 5 km from the modern city of Sparti. The geographical structure of this site includes a hill complex. The archaic name of the place is mentioned as Therapne.

Neorion at Samothrace

The neorion at Samothrace was a long, rectangular, monumental structure built to house a dedicatory ship to the gods at the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on the Greek island of Samothrace in the northern Aegean Sea. It consisted of two main chamber ...

Adranon

Adranon and Adranos is ancient polis and archaeological site on the southwestern slopes of Mount Etna, near Simeto River, known for the "simetite" variety of amber" northwest of Catania. The ancient city was founded by the ancient Greek ruler Dio ...

Aarhus Runestones

The Aarhus Runestones or Ålum Runestones are six Viking Age runestones which were discovered in and around the city of Aarhus, Denmark. The stones are officially titled Aarhus 1 through 6 and they are all memorial stones created in memory or hono ...

Aars stone

The Aars Stone is runestone located on a mound in the churchyard at Aars in Himmerland, Denmark. It bears the following inscription: Ǫzurr placed this stone in memory of Valtoki, gentlemen. The stone declares that it will stand long here is the n ...

Danish Runic Inscription 97

The Ålum Runestones are four Viking Age memorial runestones which are located at the church in Ålum, which is 9 km west of Randers, Denmark. One of the stones refers to a man with the title drengr and two of the other stones were raised by the sa ...

Danish Runic Inscription 121

The Asferg Runestone, listed as DR 121 in the Rundata catalog, is a Viking Age memorial runestone found at Asferg, which is about 10 km northeast of Randers, Aarhus County, Region Midtjylland, Denmark.

Danish Runic Inscription 48

Danish Runic Inscription 48 or DR 48 is the Rundata catalog number for a Viking Age memorial runestone from Hanning, which is about 8 km north of Skjern, Denmark. The runic inscription features a depiction of the hammer of the Norse pagan god Thor.

Danish Runic Inscription 66

Danish Runic Inscription 66 or DR 66, also known as the Mask stone, is a granite Viking Age memorial runestone that was discovered in Aarhus, Denmark. The inscription features a facial mask and memorializes a man who died in a battle.

Danish Runic Inscription 107

The inscription on DR 107 consists of three runic text bands carved in the younger futhark with two bands in arches with the third band in the center. The inscription is classified as being carved in runestone style RAK, which is the classificati ...

Danish Runic Inscription 15

The Hærulf Runestone dates from the 10th century and is classified as being carved in runestone style RAK. This is the classification for inscriptions with runic bands that have straight ends without any attached serpent or beast heads. The stone ...

Danish Runic Inscription 26

The Læborg or Laeborg Runestone, listed as DR 26 in the Rundata catalog, is a Viking Age memorial runestone located outside of the village hall or Forsamlinghus in Læborg, which is about 3 kilometers north of Vejen, Denmark. The stone includes tw ...

Danish Runic Inscription 117

The Mejlbystenen, also known as runic inscription DR 117 from its Rundata catalog listing, is an approximately 1.000-year-old runestone originally located at Mejlby, near Randers in Denmark. According to a new interactive exhibit of the stone at ...

Danish Runic Inscription 81

The Skern Runestone, designated as Danish Runic Inscription 81 or DR 81 in the Rundata catalog, is a Viking Age memorial runestone located in the small village of Skjern, Denmark between Viborg and Randers. The stone features a facial mask and a ...