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Standing stone cup marks may represent star constellations

Postby Ian Pegler » Tue Nov 30, 2010 2:49 pm

from Past Horizons...

Standing stone cup marks may represent star constellations

By George Nash

A recent excavation programme at a standing stone known as Trefael, near Newport in southwest Wales has revealed at least two unique episodes in its early history; firstly as a portal dolmen and secondly as a standing stone, probably used as a ritual marker to guide communities through a sacred landscape.


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P.S. Dr. George Nash was a speaker at our 2010 Conference in Cirencester.

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Re: Standing stone cup marks may represent star constellatio

Postby Ian Pegler » Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:09 pm

Another news item about Dr. George Nash (from the BBC)...

Stone Age artefacts 'could be under Delancey Park'

A Guernsey park could be home to artefacts dating back to the Stone Age, according to a Bristol University archaeologist.


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Re: Standing stone cup marks may represent star constellatio

Postby Ian Pegler » Thu May 24, 2012 11:04 am

A more recent item featuring George Nash...

Trefael Stone reveals stone age burial chamber

Archaeologists are to exhume and analyse human bones found under a prehistoric monument only recently identified as a burial site cap.


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Re: Standing stone cup marks may represent star constellatio

Postby Ian Pegler » Fri May 25, 2012 6:08 am

And another one...

Cadw to safeguard site of prehistoric pictures

AN ANCIENT cave which proves the existence of human life in Wales more than 12,000 years ago is set to receive greater protection from heritage body Cadw after vandals destroyed 70% of its archeological secrets.


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Re: Standing stone cup marks may represent star constellatio

Postby Ian Pegler » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:21 am

And another one...

Bronze Age rock art uncovered in Brecon Beacons

Rare, prehistoric rock art which could be more than 4,000 years old has been discovered in the Brecon Beacons.


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