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14,000-Year-Old Village Found on Canadian Island


By:  @kavika, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, one week ago

14,000-Year-Old Village Found on Canadian Island 0 Comments   April 11, 2017   Paul Seaburn   The category is: “Thing that are old.” What is Great Pyramid at Giza? Good answer. What is Stonehenge? Better. What is a Heiltsuk village site on Triquet Island in British Columbia? Ding-ding-ding! We have a winner! Charcoal recovered from a hearth buried in a Heiltsuk village site dates back 14,000 years, making it one of the oldest First Nations settlements in... 
 
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Ancient Predator of the Northern Plains Had The Most Powerful Bite, Ever


By:  @kavika, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 2 weeks ago

    A scrappy mammal that lived alongside dinosaurs 66 million years ago may not have been huge, but it packed the most powerful bite ever recorded in any mammal , living or extinct, scientists say. About the size of a modern badger, the animal lived at the very end of the Age of Dinosaurs in what’s now the Northern Plains, where it appears to have preyed on anything its size or smaller —... 
 
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Pueblo Bonito was home to a prehistoric society where women ruled


By:  @kavika, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 2 weeks ago

Pueblo Bonito was home to a prehistoric society where women ruled Philippe April 3, 2017 0 23Shares 21 0 0 1   BY: PHILIPPE DE JOCAS In spite of some recent advancement in theories of gender equity, it’s no secret that, for a variety of social and cultural reasons, guys ruled most historical civilizations while women worked to keep the show on the road. Our closest relatives, chimpanzees, are still very much the same. Male chimpanzees may... 
 
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Human civilization has come a long way since the early days of our species. Rising out of caves and undeveloped lands, humans have built cities and homes that the early generations could never have imagined. The widespread growth of globalization has made it harder for historic cultures to be preserved. This is what makes the Dukha people of Mongolia so fascinating and amazing. The nomadic tribe has lived in the same region for centuries. During that time, they developed a special... 
 
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    A ceramic fragment dating back to 5,000 BC with what might be  “the world’s oldest writing"  has been  discovered in a  previously unknown Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) settlement  found underneath  the Ancient Roman road station Ad Putea  near the town of  Riben, Dolma Mitropoliya Municipality, Pleven District, in Northern Bulgaria. The archaeological excavations of the  Ancient Roman   road station  Ad Putea  have been led by  archaeologist  Assoc. Prof.... 
 
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Stash of Obsidian Blades, Hidden for a Thousand Years, Discovered in Oregon


By:  @kavika, 8 months ago
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Latest By:  @tex-stankley, 8 months ago

Stash of Obsidian Blades, Hidden for a Thousand Years, Discovered in Oregon Posted by Blake de Pastino on August 16, 2016 in anthropology , archaeology , caches , Indians , knapping , Native Americans , news , Oregon , Santiam band of the Kalapuya , stone points , trade | 36,833 Views | 5 Responses A landowner in the Willamette Valley of western Oregon has made a unique find — a cache of obsidian blades that had been... 
 
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13 Ancient Villages Discovered in Wyoming Mountains May Redraw Map of Tribal Migrations Posted by Blake de Pastino on November 5, 2013 in anthropology , archaeology , human migration , Indians , Native Americans , pottery , Utes , Wyoming | 30,834 Views | 35 Responses High in the alpine forests of northwestern Wyoming , archaeologists have discovered more than a dozen villages dating back over 2,000 years, a find that could... 
 
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Ice Age Fire Pits in Alaska Reveal Earliest Evidence of Salmon Cooking


By:  @kavika, 8 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 8 months ago

Ice Age Fire Pits in Alaska Reveal Earliest Evidence of Salmon Cooking Posted by Blake de Pastino on August 29, 2016 in Alaska , anthropology , archaeology , diet , food , Ice Age , Native Americans , news , Paleoamericans , Paleoindians , Pleistocene | 504 Views | Leave a response More than 15 ancient cooking hearths unearthed in Alaska are turning up surprising new clues about the lives and diets of Sub-Arctic... 
 
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10,000 - Year - Old Stone Tool Site Discovered in Suburban Seattle


By:  @kavika, 8 months ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 8 months ago

10,000-Year-Old Stone Tool Site Discovered in Suburban Seattle Posted by Blake de Pastino on March 18, 2015 in anthropology , archaeology , artifacts , Clovis , excavation , hunting , Ice Age , Indians , Native Americans , Paleoindians , Pleistocene , stone points , Washington State , Western Stemmed Tradition | 57,645 Views | 4 Responses Archaeologists surveying the waterways of suburban Seattle have made a... 
 
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Humans Have Been Visiting Mount Rainier For More Than 9,000 Years. Why?


By:  @kavika, 8 months ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 8 months ago

Illustration by Jeffrey Veregge In the last 10 years, significant archaeological finds in the Cascades have expanded our understanding of ancient mountain culture. Daniel Person Wed Aug 24th, 2016 1:30am When he was growing up, Dave Burlingame’s mother would sometimes take him and his siblings out of school to drive around Mount Rainier. “We’re going to go out and look at our stuff,” Burlingame, an enrolled member of the Cowlitz Tribe of Indians, remembers her... 
 
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Ice Age Hunting Camp, Replete With Bird Bones and tobacco, Found in Utah Desert


By:  @kavika, 8 months ago
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Latest By:  @nowhere-man, 8 months ago

Ice Age Hunting Camp, Replete With Bird Bones and Tobacco, Found in Utah Desert Posted by Blake de Pastino on July 25, 2016 in anthropology , archaeology , Great Basin , hunting , Ice Age , Indians , Native Americans , news , stone points , tobacco , Utah | 10,407 Views | 2 Responses In the dead-flat desert of northwestern Utah , archaeologists have uncovered a scene from a distant, and more verdant, time. Just a... 
 
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How a Champagne-Laden Steamship Ended Up in a Kansas Cornfield


By:  @community, 9 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 9 months ago

“You don’t have to go into the ocean to find a shipwreck,” says Kansas City explorer David Hawley. “They’re buried in your own back yard.” Hawley and his intrepid team have quite the incredible passion: discovering and excavating steamboats from the 19th century that may have sunk in the Missouri, but now lie beneath fields of farmers' midwestern corn. “Ours is a tale of treasures lost,” says Hawley. “A journey to locate sunken steamboats mystery cargo that vanished long ago.”... 
 
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The Breathtaking Beauty of the Slot Canyons


By:  @kavika, 9 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 9 months ago

Jackie McNeel Upper Antelope Canyon, one of several known as the Slot Canyons on the Navajo Nation. Share this Story Print   Get News Alerts Submit this Story   The Breathtaking Beauty of the Slot Canyons Jack McNeel 7/30/16... 
 
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16,000-Year-Old Tools Discovered in Texas, Among the Oldest Found in the West Posted by Blake de Pastino on July 18, 2016 in anthropology , archaeology , Clovis , human migration , Native Americans , news , Paleoamericans , Paleoindians , Pleistocene , stone points , Texas | 28,299 Views | 8 Responses Archaeologists in Texas thought they’d made an important discovery in the 1990s, when they unearthed a trove of stone... 
 
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How early mammals evolved night vision to escape dinos


By:  @community, 10 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 10 months ago

By Helen Briggs BBC News 20 June 2016 Night-time vision evolved millions of years ago in early mammals, a study suggests. The photoreceptors that help us see in dim light developed from colour-detecting cone cells in Jurassic mammals, according to genetic evidence. The evolution of night-time vision is regarded as a landmark event in the rise of mammals. A nocturnal lifestyle allowed the first of their kind to avoid predatory dinosaurs, say scientists.... 
 
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Rare 2,000-year-old documents found in London mud


By:  @community, 11 months ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 11 months ago

LONDON -- They came, they saw, they got down to business. Archaeologists announced Wednesday they have discovered hundreds of writing tablets from Roman London - including the oldest handwritten document ever found in Britain - in a trove that provides insight into the city's earliest history as a busy commercial town. Researchers from Museum of London Archaeology uncovered more than 400 wooden tablets during excavations in London's financial district for the new headquarters of... 
 
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Archaeologists uncover 13,000-year-old bones of ancient, extinct species of bison Wed, May 11, 2016 Discovery made just 10 feet below the ground's surface at Old Vero Man site. FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY—In what is considered one of the oldest and most important archaeological digs in North America, scientists have uncovered what they believe are the bones of a 13,000- to 14,000-year-old ancient, extinct species of bison at the Old Vero Man Site in... 
 
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ew AP Photo/Karen Schwartz This August 2012 photo shows heads at Rano Raraku, the quarry on Easter Island. The sculptures have bodies attached, but they are buried under the dirt and not visible. About 400 moai are here in various stages of carving. A new study indicates that Native Americans visited Easter Island before Columbus sailed to the Americas. Share this Story Print... 
 
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1.7 million year old bridge built by man over 30 miles long. Photos and construction match an ancient story of a Bridge just about where the story depicts. If found to be solid proof it will be the oldest existing proof of man and his abilities. http://www.whydontyoutrythis.com/2014/01/nasa-images-find-1-7-million-year-old-man-made-bridge.html?m=1  
 
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Ireland’s population underwent a dramatic change 4,000 years ago


By:  @bob-nelson, 2 years ago
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Latest By:  @nona62, 2 years ago

Ireland’s population underwent a dramatic change 4,000 years ago  --   original article by Annalee Newitz  --   Ars Technica ----------------------------------------------------     Ancient DNA offers a glimpse of Ireland's farmers before and after the shift. Recreation of an Irish Neolithic village, similar to the one where the Ballynahatty woman lived 5,000 years ago. Irish National Heritage Park Farming began in the West roughly 10,000 years ago,... 
 
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13 Ancient Villages Discovered in Wyoming Mountains May Redraw Map of Tribal Migrations Posted by Blake de Pastino on November 5, 2013 in archaeology , anthropology , human migration , Wyoming , Utes , pottery , Native Americans , Indians | 25,282 Views | 31 Responses High in the alpine forests of northwestern Wyoming , archaeologists have discovered more than a dozen villages dating back over 2,000 years, a find that could alter our... 
 
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10,000 - Year - Old Stone Tool Site Discovered in Suburban Seattle


By:  @kavika, 2 years ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 2 years ago

10,000-Year-Old Stone Tool Site Discovered in Suburban Seattle Posted by Blake de Pastino on March 18, 2015 in archaeology , anthropology , Clovis , hunting , excavation , artifacts , Ice Age , Native Americans , Indians , Paleoindians , Washington State , Western Stemmed Tradition , stone points , Pleistocene | 54,390 Views | 3 Responses Archaeologists surveying the waterways of suburban Seattle have made a... 
 
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9,000 Artifacts Uncovered in California Desert, Spanning 11,500 Years of History


By:  @kavika, 2 years ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 2 years ago

Nearly 9,000 Artifacts Uncovered in California Desert, Spanning 11,500 Years of History Posted by Blake de Pastino on November 2, 2015 in archaeology , anthropology , Clovis , California , Native Americans , Paleoindians , Early Californians , Western Stemmed Tradition , stone points , Paleoamericans , Pinto | 31,633 Views | 1 Response Archaeologists exploring the remote reaches of a military training base in southern... 
 
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New evidence : Carson may have been right all along about the pyramids


By:  @petey-coober, 2 years ago
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Latest By:  @nowhere-man, 2 years ago

LINK : http://news.yahoo.com/egypt-detects-impressive-anomaly-giza-pyramids-154917098.html Egypt detects 'impressive' anomaly in Giza pyramids Significant excerpt : The thermal scanning was carried out at all times of the day, including during sunrise, as the sun heats the structures from the outside, and then during sunset as the pyramids are cooling down. The speed of the heating and cooling phases is being used to uncover "hypotheses" such as empty areas in the pyramids ,... 
 
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NASA Gives Best Look at Mysterious Geoglyphs


By:  @community, 2 years ago
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Latest By:  @community, 2 years ago

Some are absolutely massive and thousands of years old By Michael Harthorne ,  Newser Staff   Posted Oct 31, 2015 2:31 PM CDT     (Newser) – Archaeology enthusiast Dmitriy Dey was watching a television program on pyramids when he decided such things should exist in his native Kazakhstan, as well. The New York Times reports he hopped onto Google Earth to look around a little and stumbled across what could prove to be the oldest earthworks ever... 
 
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