French archaeologists have discovered an extremely rare example of a neolithic "earth mother" figurine on the banks of the river Somme. The 6,000-year-old statuette is 8in high, with imposing buttocks and hips but stubby arms and a cone-like head. Similar figures have been found before in Europe but rarely so far north and seldom in such a complete and well-preserved condition.
Allée couverte de l'Île Grande Monument historique. Cette allée couverte de 9 m de long est entourée d'une enceinte correspondant probablement à un tumulus aujourd'hui disparu. Covered alleyway of the island of Ile Grande A historical monument. This covered alleyway of 9 m length is surrounded by an enclosure with a corresponds probably to a tumulus that has now a days disappeared.
Bulgarian archaeologist claims to find Europe's 'oldest town' Vasil Nikolov says the stone walls excavated by his team are estimated to date between 4,700 and 4,200 B.C. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012
Carnac stones in France There are over 3,000 megalithic standing stones in perfect lines spread over 12 kilometers. Greater feat than Stonehenge! Local myth claims a Roman legion was marching when the wizard Merlin turned them into stone.