Archaeology News Feeds

Middle Stone Age humans in the Porc-Epic cave (Ethiopia) likely used ochre over at least 4,500 years. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Elaborate baskets reveal sophisticated societies in the late pleistocene and early Holocene ages. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Bamburgh metal bird cropped

NORTHUMBERLAND, ENGLAND—A tiny copper-alloy representation of a bird has been discovered at Bamburgh Castle, according to a report from the Northumberland Gazette. The discovery was made last year during ongoing excavations of the castle, which was the headquarters of the medieval Anglo-Saxon kings of Northumbria. Measuring [...]

Wed, May 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Syria Obisidian Flake

YABROUD, SYRIA— Analysis of an obsidian flake excavated in Syria and dating to between 41,000 and 32,000 years ago shows it was made out of rock that came from an outcropping in Turkey more than 400 miles away. According to a report in Science News, archaeologists [...]

Wed, May 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Papua New Guinea B 25 Bomber

NEWARK, DELAWARE—The wreckage of two World War II–era B-25 bombers has been located in waters off Papua New Guinea, according to a report from Philly.com. The discoveries were part of ongoing surveys by the nonprofit organization Project Recover, which includes researchers from the University of Delaware [...]

Wed, May 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source

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