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Seven Must-See Long Barrows in England

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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A long barrow is a prehistoric monument dating to the early Neolithic period. They are rectangular or trapezoidal tumuli or earth mounds traditionally interpreted as collective tombs.

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Vinnie m (334)
Sunday February 2, 2014, 7:29 pm
Thanks Marty, long time no see. Glad you made it to the Front page news. I love Archaeology so it's nice to see some articles posted about it sometimes. We have some Native American Mounds here in Wisconsin. I loked that Caldron one the best. Almost looks like a hole from a meteor strike long ago.

Anne F (17)
Sunday February 2, 2014, 10:01 pm
Fascinating - thanks for posting. These are such ancient things...

Caroline S (78)
Monday February 3, 2014, 3:36 am
Passionant! :-)

Past Member (0)
Monday February 3, 2014, 5:01 am
This was a very interesting read, I really enjoyed the article. So much so, it's now on my 'bucket list' of must-do's!

Bob P (394)
Monday February 3, 2014, 7:21 am
Thanks Marty

Kamia T (89)
Monday February 3, 2014, 10:39 am
It's amazing how committed to creating these amazing structures our early ancestors were. Fascinating, thanks!

Roger G (154)
Monday February 3, 2014, 2:04 pm
noted, thanks

Yvonne White (229)
Monday February 3, 2014, 3:02 pm
Love Archaeology!:) I live within 90 miles of Cahokia, IL. & I like reading about U.K. moundworks as well!

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Monday February 3, 2014, 8:34 pm
Such a marvellous display, fascinating and intriguing.
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