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Ancient Metal Workers Were Not Slaves but Highly Regarded Craftsmen

23 days ago − American Friends of Tel Aviv University
In 1934, American archaeologist Nelson Glueck named one of the largest known copper production sites of the Levant "Slaves' Hill." This hilltop station, located deep in Israel's Arava Valley, seemed to bear all the marks of an Iron Age slave camp – fiery furnaces, harsh desert conditions, and a massive barrier preventing escape. New evidence uncovered by Tel Aviv University archaeologists, however, overturns this entire narrative. …
• New DNA Study Unravels the Settlement History of the New World Arctic − 23 days ago
• New Digital Map Reveals Stunning Hidden Archaeology of Stonehenge − 10 days ago
• Paleolithic 'Escargot' − 1 months ago
• WSU Researchers See Violent Era in Ancient Southwest − 1 months ago
• Scientists Solve 2000-year-old Mystery of the Binding Media in China's Polychrome Terracotta Army − 1 months ago
• Violent Aftermath for the Warriors at Alken Enge − 1 months ago
• Meet the Gomphothere: UA Archaeologist Involved in Discovery of Bones of Elephant Ancestor − 2 months ago
• Prehistoric 'Bookkeeping' Continued Long After Invention of Writing − 2 months ago
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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…
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Egypt

Sarcophagus Leads Penn Museum Team in Egypt to the Tomb of a Previously Unknown Pharaoh


8 months ago − University of Pennsylvania
• Cultural Connections with Europe Found in Ancient Jordanian Settlement − 8 months ago
• World's Oldest Weather Report Could Revise Bronze Age Chronology − 5 months ago
• Found: 1 of Civilization's Oldest Wine Cellars? − 10 months ago
• Archaeologists Discover Largest, Oldest Wine Cellar in Near East − 10 months ago
• Genetic Study Proves Israel's Wild Boars Originated in Europe − 10 months ago
• Basel Egyptologists Identify Tomb of Royal Children − 4 months ago
 
Greek, Roman

Discovery of a 2,700-year-old Portico in Greece


11 months ago − University of Montreal
• UC Research Uncovers How Ancient Artists Used Palace Floor as a Creative Canvas − 8 months ago
• Sardis Dig Yields Enigmatic Trove: Ritual Egg in a Pot − 6 months ago
• New Digital Map Reveals Stunning Hidden Archaeology of Stonehenge − 10 days ago
• Violent Aftermath for the Warriors at Alken Enge − 1 months ago
• More Than 600 Ancient Seals And Amulets Found − 10 months ago
• Archaeology Experts Solve 200 Year Old Mystery of Roman Statue − 11 months ago
 
Islael, Middle East

Ancient Syrians Favored Buying Local to Outsourcing Production


11 months ago − University of Sheffield
• Violent Aftermath for the Warriors at Alken Enge − 1 months ago
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• Prehistoric 'Bookkeeping' Continued Long After Invention of Writing − 2 months ago
• Archaeological Discoveries Confirm Early Date of Buddha's Life − 9 months ago
• Genetic Study Proves Israel's Wild Boars Originated in Europe − 10 months ago
 
Europe

Paleolithic 'Escargot'


1 months ago − PLOS
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• Mitochondrial DNA of First Near Eastern Farmers Is Sequenced for the First Time − 3 months ago
• Neanderthals Were Not Inferior to Modern Humans, Says CU-Boulder Study − 4 months ago
• Study Questions Neandertal Inferiority to Early Modern Humans − 4 months ago
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Neanderthal

Neanderthal Genome Shows Early Human Interbreeding, Inbreeding


9 months ago − University of California - Berkeley
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• Neanderthals Buried Their Dead, New Research Concludes − 9 months ago
• New Evidence Suggests Neanderthals Organized Their Living Spaces − 9 months ago
• Archaeologists Rediscover the Lost Home of the Last Neanderthals − 11 months ago
 
Clovis Culture

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


2 months ago − University of Arizona
• America's Only Clovis Skeleton Had Its Genome Mapped − 7 months ago
 
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