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Archaeological project analyzes informal commerce in the colonial Caribbean

Archaeological project analyzes informal commerce in the colonial Caribbean

The historical archaeologist Konrad A. Antczak, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie researcher with the UPF Department of Humanities and member of the ...
Researchers offer new theory on 'Venus' figurines

Researchers offer new theory on 'Venus' figurines

One of world's earliest examples of art, the enigmatic `Venus' figurines carved some 30,000 years ago, have intrigued and puzzled sc...
Early human landscape modifications discovered in Amazonia

Early human landscape modifications discovered in Amazonia

In 2002 Professor Alceu Ranzi (Federal University of Acre) and Prof. Martti Parssinen (University of Helsinki) decided to form an internatio...
Researchers explore population size, density in rise of centralized power in prehistoric Peru

Researchers explore population size, density in rise of centralized power in prehistoric Peru

Early populations shifted from quasi-egalitarian hunter-gatherer societies to communities governed by a centralized authority in the middle ...
Pyroclasts protect the paintings of Pompeii buried but damage them when they are unearthed

Pyroclasts protect the paintings of Pompeii buried but damage them when they are unearthed

The ancient city of Pompeii (in the south of Italy) ended up buried under ash and volcanic material in 79 CE as a consequence of the eruptio...
‘The Sistine Chapel of the Ancients’ discovered in Amazon rainforest

‘The Sistine Chapel of the Ancients’ discovered in Amazon rainforest

One of the world’s largest collections of prehistoric rock art has been discovered in the Amazonian rainforest. One of the walls with painti...
Research shows how hallucinogens shaped prehistoric cave art

Research shows how hallucinogens shaped prehistoric cave art

New research led by the University of Central Lancashire and including the University of Southampton’s Archaeology Department has revealed, ...
Ancient Ife artefact returned To Nigeria from Netherlands

Ancient Ife artefact returned To Nigeria from Netherlands

Nigeria has taken delivery of an ancient Ife Terracotta head from the Kingdom of Netherlands. Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s Minister of Informatio...
Mass grave containing 20 medieval skeletons discovered in Netherlands moat

Mass grave containing 20 medieval skeletons discovered in Netherlands moat

A mass grave of 20 'possibly medieval' skeletons has been unearthed in Vianen by city workers excavating a moat. The majority of the...
Cereal, olive and vine pollen reveal market integration in ancient Greece

Cereal, olive and vine pollen reveal market integration in ancient Greece

In the field of economics, the concept of a market economy is largely considered a modern phenomenon. Influential economists such as Karl Ma...
Tree rings provide evidence for climate regime shifts in East Asia

Tree rings provide evidence for climate regime shifts in East Asia

Tree rings, with their special characteristics of precise dating, annual resolution, long time series and climate sensitivity, have been wid...
Buried under a Serbian cornfield, Roman military headquarters slowly sheds its secrets

Buried under a Serbian cornfield, Roman military headquarters slowly sheds its secrets

Buried under a Serbian cornfield close to a coalmine, the well-preserved remains of a Roman legion’s headquarters are being excavated by arc...
Prehistoric arrow bonanza revealed by melting ice patch in Norway

Prehistoric arrow bonanza revealed by melting ice patch in Norway

A veritable treasure trove of ancient artefacts has been discovered in an Norwegian ice patch that climate change has caused to melt. Detail...

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