Sometimes storms cause nothing but destruction but sometimes they reveal secrets of our past. This is the case of Skara Brae, a Neolithic settlement on the Island of Mainland, part of the Orkney archipelago, North of Scotland.
Located in Belgium, the flint mines at Spiennes were notable for their size and technological skill involved with the extraction and mining of flint.
On todays episode we highlight the life and times of Marija Gimbutas, a UCLA archaeologist. The article that is the basis for this episode was written by Penny Bickle and can be found at the Trowelblazers website below.
A first for this podcast is to have the author of the book on to talk about it, so we welcome John R Barrett to Prehi/stories, and Brian Wilkinson, a community archaeologist from Scotland where the book is based. The Whitestone Stories is a children's book but well worth the read for children of any age.