Famous archaeology findings in Belgium

Say what you like, the Indiana Jones movies have fired an interest in archaeology which is a job for those who love the outdoors and who also have a love of history. You’re likely to need a degree in anthropology, but if you want to conduct your own research a Master degree will be required. In 1864, the Frasnes Hoard was unearthed by foresters digging out the roots of a tree in Hainaut, Belguim. Eighty uninscribed coins were found associated with Belgic tribes of Morini and Nervii and dating back to ca. 80 BC. Other gold coins and scrolls were also unearthed.

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The Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes are found southeast of Mons, Belguim. The site has been added to the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. They’re the earliest flint mines in north-western Europe. Flint and hard rock was used for making polished stone axes. To find out more information on Belgium and the country’s enthralling historical sites, check out, a site dedicated to Belgium and its many attractions. Veldwezelt-Hezerwater is another famous archaeological site in Lanaken, Limburg. The site has revealed remains of Middle Paleolithic valley settlements where large flint chopping tools were found.

Humans have come a Long Way

Megalithic sites remain a mystery for archeologists because they reveal people with extraordinary astronomical knowledge. One of these sites is Wéris in Belgium. Megalithic stones have been uncovered revealing a megalithic center for astronomical observations and fertilization of crops etc. Elewijt vicus in the region of Flanders, Belguim is a settlement on the territory of the village Elewitj. Archaeological studies reveal people who have left enthralling records behind and Belguim promises these sites and much more when you visit it. You can become a modern day archaeologist and adventurer when you visit Belguim and get a taste of the illustrious history that has contributed to Belguims past.