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Archaeologists have discovered a massive series of Neolithic-era pits very close to the Stonehenge site in southern England. As with Stonehenge itself its purpose remains a mystery, but the mere detection of the 4,000-5,000-year-old structure, on such a vast scale and so close to one of the world’s most recognized prehistoric sites, has left scientists …

Image copyright Archologiederschweiz Image caption Prehistoric family scene Prehistoric babies were bottle-fed with animal milk more than 3,000 years ago, according to new evidence. Archaeologists found traces of animal fats inside ancient clay vessels, giving a rare insight into the diets of Bronze and Iron Age infants. The discovery suggests milk was given to infants …

Image copyright Denis Gliksman/Inrap Image caption A generated image of the prehistoric sandstone plate and its engraving A stone believed to be about 12,000 years old and engraved with what appears to be a horse and other animals has been discovered in France. The prehistoric find by archaeologists excavating a site in the south-western Angoulême …