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New study on cognitive archaeology and tactile responses to the lithic industry

New study on cognitive archaeology and tactile responses to the lithic industry

The Paleoneurobiology group of the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), led by Emiliano Bruner, has just pu...
Satellite data exposes looting

Satellite data exposes looting

More than 2,500 years ago, horse riding nomads expanded their cultural realm throughout the Eurasian steppe from Southern Siberia to Easter...
Egyptian archaeologists unearth tomb of ancient high priest

Egyptian archaeologists unearth tomb of ancient high priest

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a priest dating back more than 4,400 years in the pyramid complex of Saqqara south of t...
The life and death of a planetary system

The life and death of a planetary system

How did we get here? How do stars and planets come into being? What happens during a star's life, and what fate will its planets meet w...
First Stone Age farmers in Norway "gave up" after short period of time

First Stone Age farmers in Norway "gave up" after short period of time

Agriculture came to Scandinavia for the first time during the final stages of the Late Neolithic period, around 3900 to 1800 BCE. But there...
4,000-year-old board game discovered in floor of shelter in Azerbaijan

4,000-year-old board game discovered in floor of shelter in Azerbaijan

A series of marks in the floor of a rock shelter in Azerbaijan may look like an undecipherable ancient code, but one archaeologist says he ...
Cemetery with banquet area to honour dead discovered in Peru's El Chorro archaeological site

Cemetery with banquet area to honour dead discovered in Peru's El Chorro archaeological site

A cemetery with a banquet area to commemorate the dead was discovered at El Chorro archaeological site, located in Chiclayo's Pomalca d...
French archaeological mission discovers Neolithic artefacts in Umm Al Quwain

French archaeological mission discovers Neolithic artefacts in Umm Al Quwain

A French archaeological mission has concluded its excavation project in Umm Al Quwain for the current season with the completion of test tr...
Byzantine stone relief found in central Turkey

Byzantine stone relief found in central Turkey

A stone artefact discovered in Turkey's central Konya province last month was identified as a relief of Biblical figure Daniel. Cre...
8,300-year-old ritual stone snake heads discovered in Ukraine

8,300-year-old ritual stone snake heads discovered in Ukraine

What might be passed over as two oddly shaped rocks are the work of Stone Age artisans who sculpted the rocks into beady-eyed snake heads, ...

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