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New Research Dishes the Dirt on the Demise of a Civilization

20 days ago − University of Cincinnati
Two researchers are taking a new twist on long-published research about what an ancient civilization did for a living. W. Flint Dibble, a University of Cincinnati doctoral student in the Department of Classics, and Daniel J. Fallu, a doctoral student in archaeology at Boston University, will present their new discoveries surrounding a key site from the Greek Dark Age on Jan. 9, at the joint annual meeting of the…
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01-05-15

New Research Dishes the Dirt on the Demise of a Civilization

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Dirt Provides New Insight into Roman Burials
The first scientific evidence of frankincense being used in Roman burial rites in Britain has been uncovered by a team of archaeological scientists led by the University of Bradford.…
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Yabba Dabba D'oh! Stone Age Man Wasn't Necessarily More Advanced Than the Neanderthals

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12-15-14

Evidence of Viking/Norse Metalworking in Arctic Canada
A small stone container found by archaeologists a half-century ago has now been recognized as further evidence of a Viking or Medieval Norse presence in Arctic Canada during the…
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11-26-14

Post-medieval Polish Buried as Potential 'Vampires' Were Likely Local

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01-22-15

Early Human Ancestors Used Their Hands Like Modern Humans
New research suggests pre-Homo human ancestral species, such as Australopithecus africanus, used human-like hand postures much earlier than was previously thought. …
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12-23-14

Scientists Discover Oldest Stone Tool Ever Found in Turkey
Scientists have discovered the oldest recorded stone tool ever to be found in Turkey, revealing that humans passed through the gateway from Asia to Europe much earlier than previously…
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New DNA Study Unravels the Settlement History of the New World Arctic
We know people have lived in the New World Arctic for about 5,000 years. Archaeological evidence clearly shows that a variety of cultures survived the harsh climate in Alaska,…
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04-30-14

Neanderthals Were Not Inferior to Modern Humans, Says CU-Boulder Study
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…
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11-26-14

New Evidence of Ancient Rock Art Across Southeast Asia
Latest research on the oldest surviving rock art of Southeast Asia shows that the region's first people, hunter-gatherers who arrived over 50,000 years ago, brought with them a rich…
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New Research Dishes the Dirt on the Demise of a Civilization


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