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Footprints of prehistoric children tell a story

17 hours 53 min ago
Perceptions of childhood vary greatly with geography, culture and time. Fossil footprints present a record of childhood very different from that of life in Western society. Footprints preserved in the...
Categories: World Archaeology

Footprints of prehistoric children tell a story

17 hours 53 min ago
Perceptions of childhood vary greatly with geography, culture and time. Fossil footprints present a record of childhood very different from that of life in Western society. Footprints preserved in the...
Categories: World Archaeology

Footprints of prehistoric children tell a story

17 hours 53 min ago
Perceptions of childhood vary greatly with geography, culture and time. Fossil footprints present a record of childhood very different from that of life in Western society. Footprints preserved in the...
Categories: World Archaeology

Wooden tools hint at Neanderthal fire use

17 hours 54 min ago
Archaeologists unearthed pieces of several wooden digging sticks from a plain at the foot of a low hill in Tuscany (Italy) where 171,000 years ago the shore of a lake...
Categories: World Archaeology

Wooden tools hint at Neanderthal fire use

17 hours 54 min ago
Archaeologists unearthed pieces of several wooden digging sticks from a plain at the foot of a low hill in Tuscany (Italy) where 171,000 years ago the shore of a lake...
Categories: World Archaeology

Wooden tools hint at Neanderthal fire use

17 hours 54 min ago
Archaeologists unearthed pieces of several wooden digging sticks from a plain at the foot of a low hill in Tuscany (Italy) where 171,000 years ago the shore of a lake...
Categories: World Archaeology

Cave Art in the Basque country

17 hours 54 min ago
The area from northern Spain to southern France has long been considered the richest spot for Palaeolithic cave art in the world. Around 150 cave art sites dating from 40,000...
Categories: World Archaeology

Cave Art in the Basque country

17 hours 54 min ago
The area from northern Spain to southern France has long been considered the richest spot for Palaeolithic cave art in the world. Around 150 cave art sites dating from 40,000...
Categories: World Archaeology

Cave Art in the Basque country

17 hours 54 min ago
The area from northern Spain to southern France has long been considered the richest spot for Palaeolithic cave art in the world. Around 150 cave art sites dating from 40,000...
Categories: World Archaeology

Giant handaxes and prehistoric Europeans

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:35
An exceptionally high density of 'giant' handaxes has been uncovered at the Porto Maior site, in the Miño River basin of northwest Spain - the first such discovery outside Africa....
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Ancient society buried disabled children like kings

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:34
About 34,000 years ago, a group of hunters and gatherers buried the dead bodies of two boys, roughly 10- and 12-years-old, head to head in a long slender grave filled...
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Australia chemical plants threaten 40,000-year-old rock art

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:34
On a peninsula halfway up the coast of Western Australia are heaps of cubic boulders decorated with more than one million rock carvings, some thought to be 40,000 years old....
Categories: World Archaeology

Stonehenge architects' camp maybe found

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:34
On army land at Larkhill close to Stonehenge, a team of archaeologists believe they may have discovered a site where some of the architects of Stonehenge gathered and camped. A...
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Chilean whale hunts depicted in ancient rock art

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:25
Using makeshift harpoons and rafts, a hunter spears a large whale. It would have been a welcome kill for hunter-gatherers living in one of the world's driest regions, Chile's Atacama...
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Oldest Dutch artwork discovered in the North Sea

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:25
The oldest Dutch work of art is a 13,500 year-old carved bison bone dredged up from the bottom of the North Sea, according to a study published in Antiquity magazine....
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8,000-year-old heads on stakes found in underwater grave

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:24
The discovery of a burial containing 8,000-year-old human skulls, including two that still have pointed wooden stakes through them, has left archaeologists baffled, according to a new study from Sweden....
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Iron Age underground chamber unearthed in the Outer Hebrides

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 16:55
A 2,000-year-old underground chamber has been uncovered during work to build a house on the Isle of Lewis (Western Isles, Scotland). The Iron Age souterrain was revealed during the digging...
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Decapitated skull is likely evidence of Iron Age ritual sacrifice

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 16:55
The head of a middle-aged woman who likely died more than 2,200 years ago during the Iron Age - and may have been decapitated as part of a prehistoric ritual...
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Earliest tomb of a Scythian prince found in Siberia

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 19:24
Swiss archaeologist Gino Caspari of Bern University discovered a circular structure on high-resolution satellite images of the Uyuk River valley in Siberia, and a test excavation has confirmed the structure...
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Scottish Iron Age broch is full of mysteries

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 19:24
In the remote Highland Region of Scotland, hidden inside a dense forest, lies the remains of an ancient broch, believed to be over 2,400 years old. Although it was first...
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