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The collection of five Bronze Age axe blades leaning against a tree in the forest where they were found.	Source: Nadleśnictwo Stargard

‘Sensational’ 3,500-year-old Bronze Age Axes Found in Forest in Poland

An amateur treasure hunter has made a remarkable find, unearthing five Bronze Age axe heads in near-perfect condition. The artifacts date from 1700 to 1300 BC, are believed to potentially link to a...
The Copper Axe Craft of Ancient Scotland. Source: YouTube Screenshot / AncientCraftUK.

The Copper Axe Craft of Ancient Scotland (Video)

In the captivating landscapes of Kilmartin Glen , ancient rock art reveals a fascinating chapter of human expression. Dr. James Dilley, an expert in prehistoric archaeology, unveils the mysterious...
The rare Neolithic polishing stone which was discovered in Dorset. Source: Historic England

Rare 5,000-Year-Old Axe Polishing Stone Found in England

A “vanishingly rare” polishing stone called a polissoir has been uncovered by a team of volunteers in the Valley of Stones national nature reserve in Dorset, England. This extraordinary 5,000-year-...
A large axe-grinding stone near Balfron in Scotland is where Neolithic toolmakers sharpened stone axes thousands of years ago. Source: Dr. Murray Cook

Ancient Giant Axe-Grinding Stone Unearthed in Scotland

Archaeologists and volunteers examining a 4,500-year-old Neolithic site near Balfron, beside Stirling in Central Scotland, recently rolled back turf and revealed a giant slab of sandstone. Marked...
The “Tetney Golf Club” Bronze Age coffin, made from a massive split oak tree, being carefully lifted to a restoration workstation.

Bronze Age Coffin and Warrior’s Axe Found In a Pond at a Golf Course!

Archaeologists in England have excavated a rare 4,000-year-old Bronze Age coffin made from a single oak log and complete with a rare warrior’s axe. Unlike all other early Bronze Age warrior burials...
A Neolithic axe created by the Aboriginals of what is now Australia.

Written in Stone: Neolithic Weapons and Tools of the Australian Aboriginals

The groundswell of interest world-wide in artifacts from our prehistoric past reveals our shared humanity at a time when no written records exist to bear testimony to it. Indeed, 99% of our history...
Denmark during the Bronze Age. Image by: State Danish Archives. 2013.

Five Huge Bronze Age axes discovered in a field in Jutland, Denmark

Five Bronze Age axes, twice the size of those normally discovered, have been discovered in a field near Boest, near Nørre Snede in Jutland, Denmark. The axes have been dated to 1600 BC, which means...
Le Moustier Neanderthals, AMNH By Charles Knight.

New research suggests Neanderthal children played with toy axes

Last week, we reported on a new study published in the Oxford Journal of Archaeology that revealed that Neanderthals were no strangers to good parenting. Their research indicated that Neanderthal...