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World's Oldest Weather Report Could Revise Bronze Age Chronology

17 days ago − University of Chicago
An inscription on a 3,500-year-old stone block from Egypt may be one of the world's oldest weather reports—and could provide new evidence about the chronology of events in the ancient Middle East. A new translation of a 40-line inscription on the 6-foot-tall calcite block called the Tempest Stela describes rain, darkness and "the sky being in storm without cessation, louder than the cries of the masses." …
• Researchers Say Neanderthals Were No Strangers to Good Parenting − 10 days ago
• Sardis Dig Yields Enigmatic Trove: Ritual Egg in a Pot − 1 months ago
• America's Only Clovis Skeleton Had Its Genome Mapped − 2 months ago
• A Previously Unknown Painting, Belonging to a Private Collector, Is Attributed to Renaissance Artist Raphael − 2 months ago
• Finding Israel's First Camels − 2 months ago
• 300,000-year-old Hearth Found − 2 months ago
• Cultural Connections with Europe Found in Ancient Jordanian Settlement − 2 months ago
• Sarcophagus Leads Penn Museum Team in Egypt to the Tomb of a Previously Unknown Pharaoh − 3 months ago
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04-02-14

World's Oldest Weather Report Could Revise Bronze Age Chronology

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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. …
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01-27-14

300,000-year-old Hearth Found

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03-04-14

Sardis Dig Yields Enigmatic Trove: Ritual Egg in a Pot

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12-05-13

Giant World War II Aircraft-carrying Submarine Discovered Off Oahu Coast

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01-23-14

Cultural Connections with Europe Found in Ancient Jordanian Settlement

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11-18-13

More Than 600 Ancient Seals And Amulets Found

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08-19-13

Handaxe Design Reveals Distinct Neanderthal Cultures

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02-12-14
America's Only Clovis Skeleton Had Its Genome Mapped
They lived in America about 13,000 years ago where they hunted mammoth, mastodons and giant bison with big spears. The Clovis people were not the first humans in America,…
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02-04-14
A Previously Unknown Painting, Belonging to a Private Collector, Is Attributed to Renaissance Artist Raphael
A researcher at the University of Granada has successfully attributed to the great Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Raphael the famous Renaissance painter, a work belonging to a private collector…
Camels
02-03-14
Finding Israel's First Camels
Camels are mentioned as pack animals in the biblical stories of Abraham, Joseph, and Jacob. But archaeologists have shown that camels were not domesticated in the Land of Israel…
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12-18-13
Neanderthal Genome Shows Early Human Interbreeding, Inbreeding
The most complete sequence to date of the Neanderthal genome, using DNA extracted from a woman's toe bone that dates back 50,000 years, reveals a long history of interbreeding…
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11-22-13
Archaeologists Discover Largest, Oldest Wine Cellar in Near East
Would you drink wine flavored with mint, honey and a dash of psychotropic resins? Ancient Canaanites did more than 3,000 years ago. …
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Egypt

Cultural Connections with Europe Found in Ancient Jordanian Settlement


2 months ago − University of Gothenburg
• World's Oldest Weather Report Could Revise Bronze Age Chronology − 17 days ago
• Sarcophagus Leads Penn Museum Team in Egypt to the Tomb of a Previously Unknown Pharaoh − 3 months ago
• Found: 1 of Civilization's Oldest Wine Cellars? − 4 months ago
• Archaeologists Discover Largest, Oldest Wine Cellar in Near East − 4 months ago
• Genetic Study Proves Israel's Wild Boars Originated in Europe − 5 months ago
• Evidence of Production of Luxury Textiles And Extraction of Copper from Unknown Part of Cypriote Bronze Age City − 7 months ago
 
Greek, Roman

More Than 600 Ancient Seals And Amulets Found


5 months ago − University of Münster
• UC Research Uncovers How Ancient Artists Used Palace Floor as a Creative Canvas − 3 months ago
• Discovery of a 2,700-year-old Portico in Greece − 6 months ago
• Sardis Dig Yields Enigmatic Trove: Ritual Egg in a Pot − 1 months ago
• Archaeology Experts Solve 200 Year Old Mystery of Roman Statue − 6 months ago
• Alpine Archaeology Reveals High Life Through the Ages − 6 months ago
• Mt. Zion Dig Reveals Possible Second Temple Period Priestly Mansion − 7 months ago
 
Islael, Middle East

Genetic Study Proves Israel's Wild Boars Originated in Europe


5 months ago − American Friends of Tel Aviv University
• Mt. Zion Dig Reveals Possible Second Temple Period Priestly Mansion − 7 months ago
• Ancient Golden Treasure Found at Foot of Temple Mount − 7 months ago
• Inscription from Time of David & Solomon Found Near Temple Mount in Hebrew University Excavation − 9 months ago
• Egyptian Leader Makes Surprise Appearance at Archaeological Dig in Israel − 9 months ago
• More Than 600 Ancient Seals And Amulets Found − 5 months ago
• Tel Aviv University Archaeologists Find Massive Fortifications from the Iron Age − 8 months ago
 
Europe

Cultural Connections with Europe Found in Ancient Jordanian Settlement


2 months ago − University of Gothenburg
• 1,000-year-old Vineyards Discovered − 3 months ago
• Neanderthal Genome Shows Early Human Interbreeding, Inbreeding − 4 months ago
• Neanderthals Buried Their Dead, New Research Concludes − 4 months ago
• Norwegian Vikings Purchased Silk from Persia − 5 months ago
• Genetic Study Proves Israel's Wild Boars Originated in Europe − 5 months ago
• Archaeologists Rediscover the Lost Home of the Last Neanderthals − 6 months ago
 
Americas

White-lipped Peccary Trails Lead to Archeological Discovery in Brazil


5 months ago − Wildlife Conservation Society
• For Ancient Maya, a Hodgepodge of Cultural Exchanges − 11 months ago
 
Modern Human

Neanderthal Genome Shows Early Human Interbreeding, Inbreeding


4 months ago − University of California - Berkeley
• America's Only Clovis Skeleton Had Its Genome Mapped − 2 months ago
• 300,000-year-old Hearth Found − 2 months ago
• Researchers Say Neanderthals Were No Strangers to Good Parenting − 10 days ago
• Neanderthals Buried Their Dead, New Research Concludes − 4 months ago
• New Evidence Suggests Neanderthals Organized Their Living Spaces − 4 months ago
 
Human Origins
Binghamton Researcher Studies Oldest Fossil Hominin Ear Bones Ever Recovered

11 months ago − Binghamton University
BINGHAMTON, NY– A new study, led by a Binghamton University anthropologist and published this week by the National Academy of Sciences, could shed new light on the earliest existence of humans. The study analyzed the tiny ear bones, the malleus, incus and stapes, from two species of early human ancestor in South Africa. The ear ossicles are the smallest bones in the human body and are among the rarest…
 
Neanderthal

Neanderthal Genome Shows Early Human Interbreeding, Inbreeding


4 months ago − University of California - Berkeley
• Researchers Say Neanderthals Were No Strangers to Good Parenting − 10 days ago
• Neanderthals Buried Their Dead, New Research Concludes − 4 months ago
• New Evidence Suggests Neanderthals Organized Their Living Spaces − 4 months ago
• Archaeologists Rediscover the Lost Home of the Last Neanderthals − 6 months ago
• Handaxe Design Reveals Distinct Neanderthal Cultures − 8 months ago
 
Clovis Culture

America's Only Clovis Skeleton Had Its Genome Mapped


2 months ago − University of Copenhagen
 
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