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Violent Aftermath for the Warriors at Alken Enge

3 days ago − Aarhus University
Denmark attracted international attention in 2012 when archaeological excavations revealed the bones of an entire army, whose warriors had been thrown into the bogs near the Alken Enge wetlands in East Jutland after losing a major engagement in the era around the birth of Christ. Work has continued in the area since then and archaeologists and experts from Aarhus University, Skanderborg Museum and Moesgaard Museum have now made sensational…
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Bones
07-29-14

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Beads
06-18-14
What Amino Acids in Shells Can Tell Us About Bronze Age People
A new study by scientists at the University of York has shed new light on the use of mollusc shells as personal adornments by Bronze Age people. The…
Kohler
06-30-14

Scientists Chart a Baby Boom - in Southwestern Native-Americans from 500 to 1300 A.D.

Sardis
03-04-14

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Kohler
06-30-14

WSU Researchers Chart an Ancient Baby Boom

Children
04-09-14
Researchers Say Neanderthals Were No Strangers to Good Parenting
Archaeologists at the University of York are challenging the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was difficult, short and dangerous. …
Iron
05-30-13

Ancient Egyptians Accessorized with Meteorites

Shoe
06-09-10
Researchers Find World's Oldest Leather Shoe And More
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Neolithic
06-06-14

Mitochondrial DNA of First Near Eastern Farmers Is Sequenced for the First Time

Work
02-04-14

A Previously Unknown Painting, Belonging to a Private Collector, Is Attributed to Renaissance Artist Raphael

Humans
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Neanderthal Genome Shows Early Human Interbreeding, Inbreeding

North
07-14-14
Meet the Gomphothere: UA Archaeologist Involved in Discovery of Bones of Elephant Ancestor
An animal once believed to have disappeared from North America before humans ever arrived there might actually have roamed the continent longer than previously thought – and it was…
Richard
05-30-14
New 3-D Representation of Richard III's Spine Shows 'Spiral Nature' of His Scoliosis
Shakespeare may have characterised Richard III as a hunchback, but now everyone can explore the true shape of one of history's most famous spinal columns. University of Leicester…
Room
01-03-14
UC Research Uncovers How Ancient Artists Used Palace Floor as a Creative Canvas
The floors of Greek Bronze Age palaces were made of plaster that was often incised and painted with grids containing brightly colored patterns and/or marine animal figures. …
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Egypt

World's Oldest Weather Report Could Revise Bronze Age Chronology


4 months ago − University of Chicago
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Greek, Roman

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5 months ago − University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Islael, Middle East

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Europe

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1 months ago − Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
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Americas

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Modern Human

America's Only Clovis Skeleton Had Its Genome Mapped


5 months ago − University of Copenhagen
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Human Origins
 
Neanderthal
Neanderthals Were Not Inferior to Modern Humans, Says CU-Boulder Study

3 months ago − University of Colorado at Boulder
The embargo has been lifted for the article, 'Neandertal Demise: An Archaeological Analysis of the Modern Human Superiority Complex.' If you think Neanderthals were stupid and primitive, it's time to think again. …
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Clovis Culture

Meet the Gomphothere: UA Archaeologist Involved in Discovery of Bones of Elephant Ancestor


18 days ago − University of Arizona
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