Bronze Age

A long-lost Nordic village, mysteriously abandoned in the Middle Ages, has been rediscovered

Historians believe they have found the dwellings of the ruler of a medieval Scandinavian village, mysteriously lost around the time of the …

Archaeology

Bronze Age debris discovered in Gittisham field

The major historical find comes more than 20 years after the enclosed settlement was discovered during works to build the A30 road.

Prehistory

Ancient Community May Have Sacrificed and Eaten Dogs to Become ‘Werewolves’

<b>WORLD</b><p><i>Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including today’s simple MapMaker Interactive map.</i><p>Wolves, like Fenrir and his friend …

Archaeology

Archaeologists theorize found body is shaman

Researching under the transport infrastructure for future Jaguar Land Rover reveals new archaeological secrets.

Street Photography

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning? Sign up here</i><p>All eyes on D.C. tax plan, Europe awaits Brexit concessions, and bitcoin’s wild …

Business

Do civilisations collapse?

The idea that the Maya or Easter Islanders experienced an apocalyptic end makes for good television but bad archaeology<i>By Guy D Middleton</i>Read at Aeon

Ancient History

The maternal genetic make-up of the Iberian Peninsula between the Neolithic and the Early Bronze Age

Article |<p>Open<p>Anna Szécsényi-Nagy ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-2095-738X,<br>• Christina Roth,<br>• Guido Brandt,<br>• Cristina Rihuete-Herrada ORCID: …

Anthropology

Clay tablets dating back 4,000 years used to show locations of long-lost ancient cities

A team of historians and economists have translated 4,000-year-old clay tablets inscribed by Bronze Age merchants to locate long-lost ancient …

Archaeology

How Asian nomadic herders built new Bronze Age cultures

Nomadic herders living on western Asia’s hilly grasslands made a couple of big moves east and west around 5,000 years ago. These were not typical, …

Anthropology

Volunteers Find Bronze Age Site in England

CUMBRIA, ENGLAND—<i>BBC News</i> reports that archaeologists and volunteers from the Duddon Valley Local History Group were excavating two tenth-century …

Archaeology

5,000-Year-Old Mound Surveyed in Turkey

NEVŞEHIR PROVINCE, TURKEY—According to an <i>Anadolu Agency</i> report, a team of archaeologists led by Yalçin Kamiş of Nevşehir Haci Bektaş Veli University …

Archaeology

Early trade accounts used to pinpoint lost Bronze Age cities

Archaeology

5,000-year-old fortress discovered in central Turkey’s Cappadocia region

Archeologists uncovered an approximately 5,000-year-old settlement and fortress in central Turkey's Nevşehir province, home to the unique geological …

Archaeology

1,000-Year-Old Child’s Bracelet with Virgin Mary Stamp Found at Momchil’s Fortress in Southern Bulgaria

One of the ends of the 11th-12th century child’s bracelet discovered in Bulgaria’s Momchil’s Fortress has a stamp showing Virgin Mary Oranta. Photo: …

Archaeology

A village saving adventure awaits in US trailer for Aardman's Early Man

A new US trailer has been released for Aardman’s adventure into the world of the prehistoric man, Early Man.<p>Eddie Redmayne becomes a hero of the …

Eddie Redmayne

In The New Early Man Trailer, The Stone Age Strikes Back In The Goofiest Way

<b>Video:</b> It's only apt that not only does Aardman animation's latest stop-motion movie look absolutely gorgeous, it seems like it's going to be a …

Technology (Australia)

The Dolmens of Sicily

It is a well-known fact that Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean sea, went through a quite complex prehistoric period. So much so that it …

Ancient History

The Battersea Cauldron

Object type<p>cauldron<p>Museum number<p>1861,0309.1<p>Title (object)<p>The Battersea Cauldron<p>Description<p>Sheet bronze cauldron, created by riveting together seven …

History

Late Bronze Age Iberian Bowls

Illustration<p>by James Blake Wiener<br>published on 01 November 2017<p>These bowls are from the Late Bronze Age settlement of Axtroki (Bolibar, Excoriatza, …

Ancient History

Three of The Best: Cords

Traditional in fabric and modern in fit – the cord trouser’s ability to transcend through time is a testament to its quality. With the ability to be …

Sweden

Bronze Age farmer Tam is earliest known Stirling resident

Archaeology

Stirling's oldest resident revealed to be 4000-year-old 'Torbrex Tam'

Tests have established that Tam's bones date from the Bronze Age when the Torbrex area was a small settlement surrounded by water.<p>Human bones …

Archaeology

Ancient DNA Reveals: European Civilization Has a Near-Mythical Origins

Ever since the days of Homer, Greeks have long idealized their Mycenaean “ancestors” in epic poems and classic tragedies that glorify the exploits of …

Anthropology

Portuguese Judges, Citing Bible, Free Suspect Who Beat Ex-Wife With Spiked Bat

A man who assaulted a woman over alleged adultery got a reduced sentence after judges said the Bible condemns what she did.

Extremism

Possible Standing Stone Monument Unearthed in Switzerland

KEHRSATZ, SWITZERLAND—<i>The Local</i> reports that archaeologists in the Swiss canton of Bern have uncovered a large, uncut stone near several houses at a …

Archaeology

Gaza Bronze Age remains disappearing under concrete

<b>GAZA CITY</b> <b>(AFP)</b><b>.-</b> Archaeologists and preservation activists in the Gaza Strip have managed to halt the destruction of a Bronze Age site for now, but …

Archaeology

Archaeologists discover kids have been playing with miniature vehicles for 5,000 years

Some new findings in Turkey confirm our ancestors’ childhoods included playing with Bronze Age toy chariots made of clay.<p>Sogmatar, also referred to …

Archaeology

Bronze Age Structures Unearthed on Greek Island of Thirassia

SANTORINI, GREECE—<i>Newsweek</i> reports that archaeologists from Ionian University, the University of Crete, and the Cycladic Antiquities Bureau have …

Archaeology

Bog Butter Barrels and Ireland’s 3000-Year-Old Refrigerators

Bogs are Ireland’s original refrigerators. And they are pretty good—even 3,000 year-old bog butter is edible. We know this because archeologists …

Archaeology

Researchers Managed To Read a 3,000 Year Old Stone Engraving That Gives Awareness For The Life Of Lost Ancient Civilizations

<b>Explorers claim ancient stone writings are the answer for the eternal Mediterranean archaeology enigma.</b><p>Fred Woudhuizen – a Dutch researcher and …

Archaeology