Beatriz Ramos da Costa

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9,000-year-old fabric found at Çatalhöyük

2/03/2014 03:00:00 PM<p>Excavations works that have been continuing in the earliest settlement of Çatalhöyük in the central Anatolian province of Konya …

Nuevos experimentos con hachas y azuelas. Ahora para trabajar madera y piel fresca

Este sábado fuimos a <b>la Draga</b> a experimentar con <b>hachas y azuelas.</b> La parte más interesante de la experiencia era trabajar piel fresca, ya que es una …

Neanderthal Tools Suggest Distinct Cultures

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND—Karen Ruebens of the Center for the Archaeology of Human Origins at the University of Southampton has examined Neanderthal tools …

Northern Europe

Traces of a Wooden Monument Discovered in Old Uppsala

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN—Two rows of wooden pillars thought to date to the fifth century have been unearthed in Old Uppsala, a center of Norse religion …

Archaeology

Flooding May Have Caused Cahokia’s Decline

MADISON, WISCONSIN—A massive flood 1,000 years ago may be responsible for the decline and eventual abandonment of the prehistoric city now known as …

Archaeology

Hunter or Warrior? | Lost Faces of the Bible

Skull find shows women were sacrificed in neolithic China

12/02/2013 05:00:00 PM<p>Archaeologists in China have unearthed the skulls of more than 80 young women who may have been sacrificed more than 4,000 …

Before Stonehenge - did this man lord it over Wiltshire's sacred landscape?

Archaeologists have just completed the most detailed study ever carried out of the life story of a prehistoric Briton.<p>What they have discovered sheds …

Easter Island "Collapse" May be a Modern Myth

HONOLULU, HAWAII—According to some scholars, the people of Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, committed “environmental suicide” by deforesting their island, …

Archaeology

Thousands of Flints Uncovered in England

GUILDFORD, ENGLAND—More than 2,400 flints have been discovered in a very fine sand deposit in a fire station yard during a construction project. Many …

Archaeology

Greece and the Question of Privatization

NEMEA, GREECE—Retired archaeologist Stephen Miller has suggested that the government of Greece allow private companies develop the country’s …

Archaeology

Additional Sican Tombs Discovered in Peru

LIMA, PERU—Additional Sican tombs have been unearthed at a 1,000-year-old cemetery in Peru’s northern Lambayeque region. The site was first …

Archaeology

ANCIENT ART — The Maya archaeological site of San Andrés, El...

The Maya archaeological site of San Andrés, El Salvador.<p>Shown in the first photo is <i>structure 1</i>, and in the third, <i>structure 5</i>. Neither of these …

Mapping Out the Hidden World of Women Cartographers

Human Journey<p>Kirstine Colban’s first known map, of the Lofoten Islands. Source: Avdeling for fag og forskning, Nasjonalbiblioteket, Oslo, Norway.<p>“Oftentimes the world of women cartographers seems to be hidden, much like the so-called dark side of the moon,” says Will C. Van Den Hoonaard in <i>Map</i> …

Aprenda a forrar lixo com jornal e aposente sacos plásticos

O principal dilema de quem quer reduzir o número de sacolas plásticas em casa é ter algo para forrar o lixinho da cozinha e do banheiro de forma …

Chinesas fazem plástica para deixar nariz em formato da Torre Eiffel

Jovens da China estão fazendo cirurgias plásticas para ficarem com o nariz na forma da Torre Eiffel. Aparentemente, a febre está relacionada à alta …