Megalithic cultures in Europe
Structures consisting of enormous stone blocks, dating back thousands of years, are monuments of megalithic cultures.
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These special dolmens located in present-day Netherlands were built about 5,000 years ago.
The world famous monument in England still poses mysteries for archaeologist.
Large construction sites provide archaeologists searching for artefacts with a great deal of work.
This animation demonstrates the development of the axe throughout archaeological periods.
The last Ice Age ended about 13 thousand years ago.
A selection of legendary buildings from the history of civilisation.
As a result of the revolutionary advances in the Neolithic, settling human communities established the first lasting settlements.
The mummified body of a man who probably lived in the Chalcolithic period, was found in one of the glaciers of the Alps.
The first dwellings in human history provide a lot of information about the lifestyle of our ancestors.
The world-famous limestone cave with its amazing cave paintings is one of the most important archaeological sites of Palaeolithic art.
The city with advanced culture was the first settlement in history to have a citadel.
The 'wise man' originated in Africa and dispersed throughout most of the continents.
A beehive tomb on the site of the ancient city of Mycenae, attributed to the legendary king.
Extinct proboscidea closely related to today's elephants, often hunted by prehistoric man.