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Oldest cave art yet? Ancient paintings found in Borneo

Oldest cave art yet? Ancient paintings found in Borneo


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  54 Comments  •  3 months ago

Mulberry-colored hand stencils superimposed over older reddish-orange hand stencils. The two styles are separated by at least 20,000 years.Kinez Riza By Maggie Fox The oldest figurative cave...
Archaeologists Find Pre-Clovis Projectile Points in Texas

Archaeologists Find Pre-Clovis Projectile Points in Texas


Via: dignitatem-societatis  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  30 Comments  •  7 months ago

At the Gault archaeological site in central Texas, archaeologists have unearthed a projectile point technology never previously seen in North America, which they date to be 16,000-20,000 years...
Flatbread Baked 14,400 Years Ago Found in Jordan

Flatbread Baked 14,400 Years Ago Found in Jordan


Via: dignitatem-societatis  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  7 Comments  •  7 months ago

Archaeologists from the Universities of Copenhagen and Cambridge, and University College London have unearthed the charred remains of a flatbread baked by Natufian hunter-gatherers 14,400 years...
Zhao Kangmin: The man who 'discovered China's terracotta army (Considered to be the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century)

Zhao Kangmin: The man who 'discovered China's terracotta army (Considered to be the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century)


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  19 Comments  •  8 months ago

Zhao Kangmin: The man who 'discovered' China's terracotta army By Kevin PonniahBBC New Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESWhen archaeologist Zhao Kangmin picked up the phone in April 1974,...
Part 2: Prehistoric Human Migrations, Language Groups, Jim Thorpe

Part 2: Prehistoric Human Migrations, Language Groups, Jim Thorpe


By: dave-2693993  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  60 Comments  •  9 months ago

Part 1 has it's own life and is far from complete. However, there is a second path to follow and worth it's own investigation. Interestingly enough, the geologic "black mat" that covers the last...
Prehistoric Human Migrations, Language Groups, Jim Thorpe

Prehistoric Human Migrations, Language Groups, Jim Thorpe


By: dave-2693993  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  36 Comments  •  10 months ago

Recently a discussion about the new Jim Thorpe movie and the level of participation from across a spectrum of Native American contributors triggered some curiosity. The timing of this discussion...
Largest known child sacrifice site discovered in Peru

Largest known child sacrifice site discovered in Peru


Via: jasper2529  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  6 Comments  •  10 months ago

Source Archaeologists in northern Peru say they have found evidence of what could be the world’s largest single case of child sacrifice. The burial site, known as Las Llamas, contains the...
Laser Scans Reveal Maya "Megalopolis" Below Guatemalan Jungle

Laser Scans Reveal Maya "Megalopolis" Below Guatemalan Jungle


Via: dignitatem-societatis  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  37 Comments  •  last year

From National Geographic A vast, interconnected network of ancient cities was home to millions more people than previously thought. In what’s being hailed as a “major breakthrough” in Maya...
Archaeologists Discover Where Julius Caesar Landed in Britain ... Green Rules apply

Archaeologists Discover Where Julius Caesar Landed in Britain ... Green Rules apply


Via: bob-nelson  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  6 Comments  •  2 years ago

A large camp along Pegwell Bay is the likely spot where 20,000 Romans landed in 54 B.C. Some of the Roman defenses at Pegwell BayUniversity of Leicester Between 58 and 50 B.C., Julius Caesar led...
Was this ancient person from China the offspring of modern humans and Neandertals?

Was this ancient person from China the offspring of modern humans and Neandertals?


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  18 Comments  •  2 years ago

When scientists found a 40,000 year-old skeleton in China in 2003, they thought they had discovered the offspring of a Neandertal and a modern human. But ancient DNA now reveals that the “Tianyuan...
A Native and a Zionist By Ryan Bellerose

A Native and a Zionist By Ryan Bellerose


Via: kpr37  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  48 Comments  •  2 years ago

I am a Métis from Northern Alberta. My father, Mervin Bellerose, co-authored the Métis Settlements Act of 1989, which was passed by the Alberta legislature in 1990 and cemented our land rights. I...
Neil MacGregor: 2600 years of history in one object

Neil MacGregor: 2600 years of history in one object


Via: kpr37  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  10 Comments  •  2 years ago

Genome of America's Only Clovis Skeleton reveals origins of Native Americans

Genome of America's Only Clovis Skeleton reveals origins of Native Americans


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  11 Comments  •  2 years ago

HOME › NATIVE AMERICANS › GENOME OF AMERICA’S ONLY CLOVIS SKELETON REVEALS ORIGINS OF NATIVE AMERICANS Genome of America’s Only Clovis Skeleton Reveals Origins of Native Americans ANTHROPOLOGY...
New Discoveries From Cahokia's 'Beaded Burial May Rewrite Story of Ancient American City

New Discoveries From Cahokia's 'Beaded Burial May Rewrite Story of Ancient American City


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  13 Comments  •  2 years ago

HOME › WOMEN › NEW DISCOVERIES FROM CAHOKIA’S ‘BEADED BURIAL’ MAY REWRITE STORY OF ANCIENT AMERICAN CITY New Discoveries From Cahokia’s ‘Beaded Burial’ May Rewrite Story of Ancient American...
So, that malicious prick in charge of the Universe gets board one day and tells you he's about to kill you "Just cause he can"

So, that malicious prick in charge of the Universe gets board one day and tells you he's about to kill you "Just cause he can"


Via: arkansashermit-too  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  16 Comments  •  2 years ago

                  How would YOU react to your own imminent death?     Guy in Pompeii looks like he died wanking it If you knew death was imminent, what would you do? If a wave...
14,000-Year-Old Village Found on Canadian Island

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


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  26 Comments  •  2 years 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...
Mummy DNA shows that the ancients don’t have much in common with modern Egyptians

Mummy DNA shows that the ancients don’t have much in common with modern Egyptians


Via: community  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  4 Comments  •  2 years ago

Scientists have extracted and analyzed DNA from mummies that are thousands of years old, and they have found that the ancient Egyptians are actually more genetically similar to people living today...
Ancient Predator of the Northern Plains Had The Most Powerful Bite, Ever

Ancient Predator of the Northern Plains Had The Most Powerful Bite, Ever


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  7 Comments  •  2 years 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,...
Pueblo Bonito was home to a prehistoric society where women ruled

Pueblo Bonito was home to a prehistoric society where women ruled


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  12 Comments  •  2 years ago

Pueblo Bonito was home to a prehistoric society where women ruled Philippe April 3, 2017 0...
Photographer visits lost Mongolian tribe, captures stunning photos of their life and culture

Photographer visits lost Mongolian tribe, captures stunning photos of their life and culture


Via: community  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  15 Comments  •  2 years ago

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...
7,000-YEAR-OLD CERAMIC FRAGMENT WITH POSSIBLY ‘WORLD’S OLDEST WRITING’ DISCOVERED IN BULGARIA’S RIBEN

7,000-YEAR-OLD CERAMIC FRAGMENT WITH POSSIBLY ‘WORLD’S OLDEST WRITING’ DISCOVERED IN BULGARIA’S RIBEN


Via: community  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  12 Comments  •  3 years ago

    A ceramic fragment dating back to 5,000 BC with what might be “the world’s oldest writing" has been discoveredin a previously unknown Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) settlement...
Stash of Obsidian Blades, Hidden for a Thousand Years, Discovered in Oregon

Stash of Obsidian Blades, Hidden for a Thousand Years, Discovered in Oregon


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  24 Comments  •  3 years 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,...
13 Ancient Villages Discovered in Wyoming Mountains May Redraw Map of Tribal Migrations

13 Ancient Villages Discovered in Wyoming Mountains May Redraw Map of Tribal Migrations


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  10 Comments  •  3 years ago

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,...
Ice Age Fire Pits in Alaska Reveal Earliest Evidence of Salmon Cooking

Ice Age Fire Pits in Alaska Reveal Earliest Evidence of Salmon Cooking


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  15 Comments  •  3 years 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,...
10,000 - Year - Old Stone Tool Site Discovered in Suburban Seattle

10,000 - Year - Old Stone Tool Site Discovered in Suburban Seattle


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  3 Comments  •  3 years 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,...
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