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Best Bronze Age settlement ever found in UK: settlement preserved rem Archaeology Prehistory house Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Ancient History, Ancient Egypt, European History, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, American History

'Best Bronze Age settlement ever found in UK': 3,250+yo settlement preserved remarkable record of ordinary life -- Sott.net

Most likely, a raiding party torched the village. Flames raced through the wooden roundhouses so quickly that the inhabitants fled without their belongings. The scorched remains, perched on stilts, eventually collapsed into the river below....

fantastic new illustration of Clickimin broch, Shetland by David Simon. This is a groundbreaking drawing because it's the first to feature a hypothetical turf covered roof with grid frame. Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Ancient Buildings, European History, British History, Ancient History, Monuments, Iron Age, Fortification

A fantastic new illustration of Clickimin broch, Shetland by David Simon. This is a groundbreaking drawing because it's the first to feature a hypothetical turf covered roof with grid frame.

Pictish cross slab of sandstone decorated with a ringed cross on the front, and three figures on the reverse, from Invergowrie Church, Angus, late century Celtic Patterns, Celtic Designs, Celtic Symbols, Celtic Art, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Ancient Astronaut Theory, Celtic Culture, Irish Celtic

Cross slab

Every object in our collection has a story to tell. Discover some of the most treasured, unusual and ground-breaking here.

broch of mousa - Yahoo Image Search Results Fantasy Town, Fantasy Art, Medieval Castle, Medieval Town, Castle Illustration, Celtic Culture, Iron Age, Picts, Historical Architecture

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Homepage 'Quo Vadis' over zeezeilen in de Shetland_eilanden.

"The Broch of Clickimin (also Clickimin Broch) is a large, well-preserved but restored broch in Lerwick in Shetland, Scotland. Originally built on an island in Clickimin Loch, it was approached by a stone causeway. The broch is situated within a walled enclosure and, unusually for brochs, features a large "forework" or "blockhouse" between the opening in the enclosure and the broch itself. The site is maintained by Historic Scotland. There were several periods of occupation of the site Ancient Greek Architecture, Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Gothic Architecture, Classical Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, World History Classroom, Villas, Iron Age

"The Broch of Clickimin (also Clickimin Broch) is a large, well-preserved but restored broch in Lerwick in Shetland, Scotland. Originally built on an island in Clickimin Loch, it was approached by a stone causeway. The broch is situated within a walled enclosure and, unusually for brochs, features a large "forework" or "blockhouse" between the opening in the enclosure and the broch itself. The site is maintained by Historic Scotland. There were several periods of occupation of the site

Scotland's carved Pictish stones re-imagined in colour - BBC News Celtic Symbols, Celtic Art, Celtic Paganism, Pictish Warrior, Islamic Art Calligraphy, Calligraphy Alphabet, Celtic Culture, Celtic Dragon, Historical Maps

Scotland's carved Pictish stones re-imagined in colour

Did an ancient people paint their ornately carved standing stones in vivid colours?

Pictish symbol stone at Inveravon Parish Church in Moray, Scotland 2011 Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Artifacts, Pictish Warrior, Scotland History, Celtic Art, Celtic Dragon, Carlin, Celtic Culture, Celtic Designs

Pictish symbol stone at Inveravon Parish Church in Moray, Scotland 2011

Photographer: RCAHMS Date: 17 March 2011 Reference: DP097991 Crown Copyright: HES See more images of this stone: canmore.org.uk/site/16011/inveravon

The new interpretive board placed at Clickimin Broch by Historic Scotland showing cosy family scenes has come in for criticism from various quarters for being historically inaccurate. Architecture Drawings, Ancient Architecture, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Pictish Warrior, Sea Peoples, Sword And Sorcery, Iron Age, Picts

Life at Clickimin Broch as we (never) knew it - The Shetland Times

The new interpretive board placed at Clickimin Broch by Historic Scotland showing cosy family scenes has come in for criticism from various quarters for being historically inaccurate.

Left: The Golspie Stone Photograph by R. Henery Right: Creative reproduction by Marianna Collessie Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Ruins, In Ancient Times, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, European History, American History, Old Norse

Scotland’s Catastrophic Comet Conspiracy

In 1945, one of Britain’s social and intellectual elite, William Comyns Beaumont, a hyper-eccentric catastrophist published the most bizarre conspiracy theory of all time in which “Plato's legendary Atlantis thrived in Scotland before being destroyed by a comet impact” and in “ancient times Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh was the real Jerusalem.”

Extant and obviously not century, looking at side seam and gore possibilities - "Golspie Stone, Scotland" Celtic Culture, Celtic Art, Iron Age, Picts, Ancient Artifacts, Stone Carving, Ancient History, Archaeology, Castle Scotland

Golspie Pictish Stone. Golspie 1 (St Andrew), Sutherland, Pictish cross-slab with ogham inscription. Measurements: H 1.83m, W 0.81m, D 0.15m. Stone type: purple sandstone.