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Exploring social changes in Jordan's early Islamic era

Exploring social changes in Jordan's early Islamic era

During the Umayyad period, a freed slave would become a “mawla” (client) of their former master, and non-Arab converts would become the cli...
High-quality jadeite tool discovered in underwater ancient salt works in Belize

High-quality jadeite tool discovered in underwater ancient salt works in Belize

Anthropologists discovered a tool made out of high-quality translucent jadeite with an intact rosewood handle at a site where the ancient M...
Farmers have less leisure time than hunter-gatherers, study suggests

Farmers have less leisure time than hunter-gatherers, study suggests

Hunter-gatherers in the Philippines who adopt farming work around ten hours a week longer than their forager neighbours, a new study sugges...
Ptolemaic bread ovens discovered in Egypt's Heliopolis

Ptolemaic bread ovens discovered in Egypt's Heliopolis

A German-Egyptian archaeological mission working in El Matareya (Od Heliopolis) has discovered several artifacts during 2019 season. The se...
In Haryana’s Kunal village, a glimpse of life before Harappa

In Haryana’s Kunal village, a glimpse of life before Harappa

The road that goes from Digoh to Ratia in Fatehabad, more than 220 kilometres away from the heart of Gurugram, bears witness to a sense of ...
Findings in Cova Foradada change map of Iberian Neanderthal cultures

Findings in Cova Foradada change map of Iberian Neanderthal cultures

Before the Neanderthals disappeared, about 30,000 years ago, the Chatelperronian culture was created, featured by the creation of knives an...
Rare Roman coin found during A14 roadworks in England

Rare Roman coin found during A14 roadworks in England

An "incredibly rare" Roman coin minted for an ill-fated emperor has been found during work to upgrade an A road. Only one oth...
Millennia-old Hittite construction found in central Turkey

Millennia-old Hittite construction found in central Turkey

Nine layers of millenia-old ruins dating back to the ancient Hittite civilization were discovered in central Turkey, an archaeologist said ...
Recently discovered Wari ceramics reveal origin of first Peruvian empire

Recently discovered Wari ceramics reveal origin of first Peruvian empire

A set of ceramic pieces unearthed at Wari archaeological complex in Ayacucho reveals valuable information about the origin of Wari civiliza...
More on Earliest evidence of the cooking and eating of starch found in South Africa

More on Earliest evidence of the cooking and eating of starch found in South Africa

New discoveries made at the Klasies River Cave in South Africa's southern Cape, where charred food remains from hearths were found, pro...
Archaeologist to German Ambassador: Nefertiti belongs to Egypt

Archaeologist to German Ambassador: Nefertiti belongs to Egypt

Hussein Bassir, director of the Antiquities Museum at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, stated that Nefertiti bust belongs to Egypt and official...
Researchers probe 2,000-year-old killings on uninhabited Spanish islet

Researchers probe 2,000-year-old killings on uninhabited Spanish islet

The islet of Sa Galera is 170 meters off the coast of Palma de Mallorca, in Spain’s Balearic Islands. It is around 1,800 square meters – sm...

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