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Megalithic temple of Ġgantija, on the island of Gozo, Malta. It was erected in the Neolithic and is a World Heritage Site, UNESCO

Megalithic temple of Ġgantija, on the island of Gozo, Malta. It was erected in the Neolithic and is a World Heritage Site, UNESCO

Neolithic in Europe. Skara Brae, Scotland. Evidence of home furnishings (shelves). Consisting of eight clustered houses, it was occupied from roughly 3180 BC to about 2500 BC. Europe's most complete Neolithic village, Skara Brae gained UNESCO World Heritage Site status.

Neolithic in Europe. Skara Brae, Scotland. Evidence of home furnishings (shelves). Consisting of eight clustered houses, it was occupied from roughly 3180 BC to about 2500 BC. Europe's most complete Neolithic village, Skara Brae gained UNESCO World Heritage Site status.

What Europe looked like 8,200 years ago: | 27 Pictures That Will Change The Way You Look At The World

What Europe looked like 8,200 years ago:

What Europe looked like 8,200 years ago: | 27 Pictures That Will Change The Way You Look At The World

The Throne Room and the the rooms leading off it appear to be a distinct unit.  The main shrine may have been in what is now called the Throne Room, with the throne being used by a priestess rather than a King as Evans imagined. The throne was found at the site and is probably the oldest known throne in Europe.

The Throne Room and the the rooms leading off it appear to be a distinct unit. The main shrine may have been in what is now called the Throne Room, with the throne being used by a priestess rather than a King as Evans imagined. The throne was found at the site and is probably the oldest known throne in Europe.

Celt-Iberian bronze horse standard, from the necropolis of Numancia, Soria, Spain. The Iberians were a set of peoples that Greek and Roman sources identified with that name in the eastern and southern coasts of the Iberian peninsula at least from the 6th century BCE.

Celt-Iberian bronze horse standard, from the necropolis of Numancia, Soria, Spain. The Iberians were a set of peoples that Greek and Roman sources identified with that name in the eastern and southern coasts of the Iberian peninsula at least from the 6th century BCE.

Neolithic caves in Matera, interesting archaeological sites

Italy's Oldest Ruins: 5 Fascinating Prehistoric Sites

Neolithic caves in Matera, interesting archaeological sites

Generalised distribution and movements of Bell-Beaker cultures. ca. 2800 – 1800 BC,[2][3] is the term for a widely scattered 'archaeological culture' of prehistoric western Europe starting in the late Neolithic or Chalcolithic and running into the early Bronze Age.

Generalised distribution and movements of Bell-Beaker cultures. ca. 2800 – 1800 BC,[2][3] is the term for a widely scattered 'archaeological culture' of prehistoric western Europe starting in the late Neolithic or Chalcolithic and running into the early Bronze Age.

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