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Ancient Europe TimeLine 8000BC-1000AD

Ancient Europe TimeLine 800BC-1000AD

Excerpt from Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to 1000 A.D: An Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World by Peter Bogucki & Pam. J Crabtree Expressed Permission On Condition Of Citing Publication

Ancient Europe Artifacts

  • Theopetra cave
    • Greece
    • 21000 BC
    • Stone wall
    • The oldest known human-made structure.
    • The structure is a stone wall that blocked two-thirds of the entrance to the Theopetra cave near Kalambaka on the north edge of the Thessalian plain. It was constructed 23,000 years ago, probably as a barrier to cold winds.
  • Tumulus of Bougon
    • France
    • 4700 BC
    • Tumulus
    • A complex of tombs with varying dates near Poitiers, the oldest being 4700 BC.
  • Knap of Howar
    • Scotland
    • 3700 BC
    • House
    • Oldest preserved stone house in north west Europe.
  • Ġgantija
    • Malta
    • 3700 BC
    • Temple
    • Two structures on the island of Gozo. The second was built four centuries after the oldest.
  • West Kennet Long Barrow
    • England
    • 3650 BC
    • Tomb
    • Located near near Silbury Hill and Avebury stone circle.
  • La Hougue Bie
  • La Hougue Bie entrance and chapel
  • Jersey
  • 3500 BC
  • Passage grave
  • An 18.6 metre long passage chamber. The chapel above is medieval.
  • Newgrange
    • Ireland
    • 3100–2900 BC
    • Burial
    • Partially reconstructed around original passage grave.
  • Hulbjerg Jættestue
    • Denmark
    • 3000 BC
    • Passage grave
    • The grave is concealed by a round barrow on the southern tip of the island.
  • Maikop kurgans Dolmen Russia Kavkaz Jane
    • Russia
    • 3000 BC
    • Tomb
    • There are numerous tombs, some perhaps originating in the Maikop culture, in the North Caucasus.
  • Monte d'Accoddi
    • Italy
    • 2700–2000 BC
    • Possibly an open-air temple. “A trapezoidal platform on an artificial mound, reached by a sloped causeway.”
  • Dolmen de Viera
    • Spain
    • 2000 BC
    • Tomb
    • The Dolmen de Viera or Dolmen de los Hermanos Viera is a dolmen—a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb.
  • Bryn Celli Ddu
    • Wales
    • 2000 BC
    • Tomb
    • Located on the island of Anglesey.
  • Nuraghe of Santu Antine
    • Italy
    • 1600 BC
    • Possibly a fort
    • The tallest of these megalithic edifices found in Sardinia.
  • The King's Grave
    • Sweden
    • 1000 BC
    • Tomb
    • Near Kivik is the remains of an unusually grand Nordic Bronze Age double burial.
  • Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak
    • Bulgaria
    • 300–400 BC
    • Tomb
    • Located near Seutopolis, the capital city of the Thracian king Seuthes III, and part of a large necropolis.

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