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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  •  3 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...
A Native and a Zionist By Ryan Bellerose

A Native and a Zionist By Ryan Bellerose


Via: kpr37  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  48 Comments  •  3 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  •  3 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  •  3 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...
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  •  3 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...
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  •  3 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...
14,000-Year-Old Village Found on Canadian Island

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


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  26 Comments  •  3 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....
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  •  3 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...
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  •  3 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...
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  •  3 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  •  3 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  •  4 years ago

    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)...
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  •  4 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 ,...
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  •  4 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...
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  •  4 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...
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  •  4 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...
Humans Have Been Visiting Mount Rainier For More Than 9,000 Years. Why?

Humans Have Been Visiting Mount Rainier For More Than 9,000 Years. Why?


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  36 Comments  •  4 years ago

http://mwbbcwxck32zpp124d9nlwip.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_160824-SEA-thumb-coverWeb-150x100.jpg 150w,...
Ice Age Hunting Camp, Replete With Bird Bones and tobacco, Found in Utah Desert

Ice Age Hunting Camp, Replete With Bird Bones and tobacco, Found in Utah Desert


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  11 Comments  •  4 years 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 ,...
How a Champagne-Laden Steamship Ended Up in a Kansas Cornfield

How a Champagne-Laden Steamship Ended Up in a Kansas Cornfield


Via: community  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  6 Comments  •  4 years 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...
The Breathtaking Beauty of the Slot Canyons

The Breathtaking Beauty of the Slot Canyons


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  6 Comments  •  4 years ago

Jackie McNeel Upper Antelope Canyon, one of several known as the Slot Canyons on the Navajo Nation. Share this Story Print This iframe is not allowed...
16,000 - Year - Old Tools Discovered in Texas, Among the Oldest Found in the West - A Brief Interlude From Politics

16,000 - Year - Old Tools Discovered in Texas, Among the Oldest Found in the West - A Brief Interlude From Politics


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  3 Comments  •  4 years ago

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...
How early mammals evolved night vision to escape dinos

How early mammals evolved night vision to escape dinos


Via: community  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  3 Comments  •  4 years 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...
Rare 2,000-year-old documents found in London mud

Rare 2,000-year-old documents found in London mud


Via: community  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  3 Comments  •  4 years 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...
Archaeologists uncover 13,000-year-old bones of ancient, extinct species of bison

Archaeologists uncover 13,000-year-old bones of ancient, extinct species of bison


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  29 Comments  •  4 years ago

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....
New Study Shows That Native Americans Traveled To Easter Island Before European Contact

New Study Shows That Native Americans Traveled To Easter Island Before European Contact


Via: kavika  •  Anthropology & Archeology  •  22 Comments  •  4 years ago

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...
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