Neolithic




orkney
The monuments at Orkney give a graphic depiction of life in this remote archipelago in the far north of Scotland some 5,000 years ago.

Orkney


newgrange
This is Europe's largest and most important concentration of prehistoric megalithic art.

Brú na Bóinne
















Jade Cong
Found in large numbers in burials, these Chinese carvings constitute an enormous effort by skilled craftsman.

Jade Cong



Stonehenge
Recognized worldwide, Stonehenge seems an impossible task: how, and why, did prehistoric people build it?

Stonehenge


Catalhoyuk
The city of Çatalhöyük points to one of man's most important transformations, from nomad to settled farmer.

Çatalhöyük


Jericho
Mentioned in the Bible, Jericho is one of the oldest continuously-occupied sites in the world.

Jericho