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A globe-trotting archaeologist helps unearth clues to what made our prehistoric ancestors the ultimate survivors.


Posted: 6/15/2016 3:12:14 PM   Reads: 311   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Status confirmed as a fossil human species.


Posted: 6/8/2016 8:14:46 PM   Reads: 291   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

PURDUE UNIVERSITY—New bioarchaeological evidence shows that Nubians and Egyptians integrated into a community, and even married, in ancient Sudan, according to new research from a Purdue University anthropologist.


Posted: 5/20/2016 2:03:07 AM   Reads: 322   Submitted By: Ohiomstr2   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Artifacts from several ancient periods unearthed.


Posted: 3/29/2016 4:18:06 PM   Reads: 226   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

I wonder if there is a hotel on Easter Island that specializes in housing archaeologists. Still another explaination for the collapse of culture on this isolated and storied place.


Posted: 2/20/2016 11:57:28 AM   Reads: 31   Submitted By: Ohiomstr2   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Mysteries

Vitrified forts have been a mainstay of ancient mysteries for a long time. Such places are frequently ignored by professionals but occaisionally a scientific explaination can be found. "Fort engineers vitrified their structures by burning them, making them stronger for defense."


Posted: 2/20/2016 11:46:11 AM   Reads: 44   Submitted By: Ohiomstr2   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Mysteries

Scientists suggest excavated mammoth featured ancient injuries that were human-inflicted.


Posted: 1/14/2016 8:45:55 PM   Reads: 240   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Mysteries

The Penn Museum reveals newly discovered archaeology and artifacts of the royalty and kingdom of King Midas of the Golden Touch.


Posted: 1/13/2016 4:48:54 PM   Reads: 237   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Mysteries

Aşıklı Höyük, a mound near the banks of the Melendiz River in southern Turkey, lies not far from the site of Çatalhöyük. Dated to about 7500 B.C., Çatalhöyük is famous for being one of the oldest and largest Neolithic sites ever found. But Aşıklı Höyük dates back even earlier, to about 8000 B.C. Though less known and considerably smaller than Çatalhöyük, archaeological excavations at Aşıklı Höyük have revealed a richly informative window on small-town life about 10,000 years ago, long before the pyramids, ziggurats, palaces, and other monumental features of the emerging, more expansive ancient cities of Mesopotamia and Egypt emerged on the landscape.


Posted: 7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 29   Submitted By: Ohiomstr2   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Now having completed the tenth season of excavations, an archaeological team headed by Steven Collins of Trinity Southwest University, New Mexico, has unearthed a goldmine of ancient monumental structures and artifacts that are revealing a massive Bronze Age city-state that dominated the region of Jordan’s southern Jordan Valley, even during a time when many other great cities of the “Holy Land” region were either abandoned or in serious decline.


Posted: 7/28/2015 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 31   Submitted By: Ohiomstr2   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Those darn "no concept of history apes"... flinging poo and mixing elements to draw grafitti out of spite... Gotta be aliens.


Posted: 10/14/2011 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 805   Submitted By: spiritech0   Source: popular-archaeology.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

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