The stone circles in the British Isles and Brittany are a megalithic tradition of monuments consisting of standing stones arranged in rings. Although stone circles have been erected throughout history by a variety of societies and for a variety of reasons, in the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Ages , this particular tradition was limited to Britain, Ireland and the neighbouring area of continental Europe now known as Brittany. The rings were not distributed equally across this area, but were concentrated in several highland regions: north-eastern and central Scotland, the Lake District , the south-west peninsula of England, and the north and south-west of Ireland. Their original purpose is not fully known, but archaeological investigation has shed some light on it.
Stone Tools - Collecting North American Artifacts
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A trove of stone artifacts uncovered in northwestern Kenya suggests human ancestors were crafting tools 3. Overall, more than artifacts have been recovered from the site, called Lomekwi 3, said Stony Brook University archaeologist Sonia Harmand , and some of them are quite large, weighing more than 30 pounds. The origin of tool-making is long-thought to begin only with the appearance of the genus Homo in the fossil record. But the oldest Homo fossils now known are about 2.
2-Million-Year-Old Stone Tools Unearthed in Tanzania
The Gwion Gwion rock paintings , Gwoin figures , Kiro Kiro or Kujon previously known as the Bradshaw rock paintings, Bradshaw rock art, Bradshaw figures and the Bradshaws are one of the two major regional traditions of rock art found in the north-west Kimberley region of Western Australia. Since over 5, of the 8, known examples of Gwion Gwion art have been damaged, and up to 30 completely destroyed by fire, as a result of WA government land-management actions. Work undertaken by amateur archaeologist Grahame Walsh , who began work there in and returned to record and locate new sites up until his death in The results of this work produced a database of 1. He proposed that the art dated to a period prior to the Pleistocene.
Britney Spears leaves the L. County Superior courthouse after a child custody status hearing in Los Angeles on May 6th, A pop star at the mall is an eternal cause for happiness, especially on a Sunday afternoon in the Valley. One moment, shoppers in the Westfield Topanga mall are living in the real world, monotonously selecting a new shade of eye shadow or rubbing perfume on wrists, but upon the rapture of Britney Spears , they are giggling, laughing, orgasmic, already sharing their secret on cell phones. In person, Britney is shockingly beautiful — clear skin, ruby lips, a perfectly proportioned twenty-six-year-old porcelain doll with a nasty weave.