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 +====== Ancient Europe TimeLine 8000BC-1000AD ======
  
 +{{:​ancienteuropetimeline800bc-1000ad.jpg?​direct|Ancient Europe TimeLine 800BC-1000AD}}
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 +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
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 +====== 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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