Saturday, January 25, 2020

Prehistoric settlements

Miami Circle

A circle formed by 24 postholes, made sometimes around 0 – 300 AD. Diameter of this perfect circle is 11.5 m. Postholes are cut...

Horr’s Island archaeological site

One of the oldest settlements and mound burials in this part of United States. Permanently occupied sometimes around 8000 – 1000 BC, when it...

Swan Point

One of the oldest dated archaeological sites in Alaska, from 12,300 BC. Finds in Swan Point have cultural similarities to Siberian cultures. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.30055...

Onion Portage Archaeological District in Alaska

Prehistoric settlement at the caribou migration river crossing point. Onion Portage has been inhabited by numerous cultures from 6500 BC to 1700 AD and...

Ipiutak Site

Major site of Ipiutak culture, inhabited around 100 BC - 800 AD. Found sites of some 600 houses, although these could have existed in...

Broken Mammoth

One of the oldest archaeological sites in Alaska, inhabited in 9,000 - 10,000 BC. It is possible that inhabitants of Broken Mammoth hunted mammoths. Location,...

Adamagan

Ancient centre of Aleuts. Around 1 100 BC - 100 AD in Adamagan lived up to 1000 people. They built more than 250 subterranean...

Dholavira

One of important sites of Harappan civilization, occupied from 2650 BC to 2100 BC. City had an area of 22 ha and was divided...

Brahmagiri megaliths

Brahmagiri is 180 metres high granite outcrop with numerous megalithic structures. Settled at least since the 2nd millenium BC. Ancient cemetery with 300 stone...

Madjedbebe rock shelter

Shelter contains finds of the oldest known humans in Australia, 65,000 years old. Site contains world's oldest ground-edge axes and is adorned with some...