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Macabre Macaws: Art from northern Mexico depicts birds of sacrifice - Midland Reporter-Telegram

Macabre Macaws: Art from northern Mexico depicts birds of sacrifice - Midland Reporter-Telegram | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Macabre Macaws: Art from northern Mexico depicts birds of sacrifice Midland Reporter-Telegram This area controlled the production of copper and macaws flowing into the Southwest, and possibly controlled the flow of turquoise to Mesoamerica in the...
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Vente aux enchères et Kachinas Hopis

Vente aux enchères et Kachinas Hopis | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Les réclamations d'objets archéologiques ou ethnologiques se font de plus en plus courantes lors de ventes aux enchères. La tenue de ces dernières n'en est pas pour le moins interrompue comme en té...
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Language and tool-making skills evolved at same time - HeritageDaily

Language and tool-making skills evolved at same time - HeritageDaily | Archaeology | Scoop.it
HeritageDaily Language and tool-making skills evolved at same time HeritageDaily Dr Natalie Uomini from the University's Department of Archaeology, Classics & Egyptology, said: “Nobody has been able to measure brain activity in real time while...
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Archaeology: Oldest American Art Discovered in Barren Nevada Lake - Design & Trend

Archaeology: Oldest American Art Discovered in Barren Nevada Lake - Design & Trend | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Design & Trend Archaeology: Oldest American Art Discovered in Barren Nevada Lake Design & Trend "Prior to our study, archaeologists had suggested these petroglyphs were extremely old," study researcher of University of Colorado Boulder Larry Benson...
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Aztec Conquest Altered Genetics among Early Mexico Inhabitants, New DNA ... - HeritageDaily

Aztec Conquest Altered Genetics among Early Mexico Inhabitants, New DNA ... - HeritageDaily | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Aztec Conquest Altered Genetics among Early Mexico Inhabitants, New DNA ...
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In focusing on mitochondrial DNA, this study only traced the history of maternal genetic lines at Xaltocan.
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Sediba's ribcage and feet were not suitable for running - HeritageDaily

Sediba's ribcage and feet were not suitable for running - HeritageDaily | Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Sediba's ribcage and feet were not suitable for running
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These clearly belong to a single individual, which is unique in the entire previously known fossil record of the earliest hominins.
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New Monument Found at El Peru-Waka in Guatemala, Tells Story of Mayan ... - Sci-News.com

New Monument Found at El Peru-Waka in Guatemala, Tells Story of Mayan ... - Sci-News.com | Archaeology | Scoop.it
New Monument Found at El Peru-Waka in Guatemala, Tells Story of Mayan ...
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European Neolithic Farmers Used Fertilizers 8000 Years Ago, Study Shows - Sci-News.com

European Neolithic Farmers Used Fertilizers 8000 Years Ago, Study Shows - Sci-News.com | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Sci-News.com European Neolithic Farmers Used Fertilizers 8000 Years Ago, Study Shows Sci-News.com Archaeologists rely on the stable isotope analysis of the skeletal remains to establish a signature, which provides information about what people once...
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History and Archaeology news – Neanderthal Language & Speech ...

History and Archaeology news – Neanderthal Language & Speech ... | Archaeology | Scoop.it
History and Archaeology news – Neanderthal Language & Speech Shared With Modern Humans A Million Years Ago, Researchers Say. 14 Sunday Jul 2013. Posted by René Nieuwenhuizen in Prehistory. ≈ Leave a ...
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DNA Backs Lore on Pre-Columbian Dogs - New York Times (blog)

DNA Backs Lore on Pre-Columbian Dogs - New York Times (blog) | Archaeology | Scoop.it
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DNA Backs Lore on Pre-Columbian Dogs
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BISHOPVILLE, S.C.

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Trade Between the Southwest and Mesoamerica | Rise of Civilization

Trade Between the Southwest and Mesoamerica | Rise of Civilization | Archaeology | Scoop.it
The nearest region capable of growing cacao would have been located thousands of kilometers to the south in Mesoamerica. It is only the most recent find in a growing field of evidence that the Ancestral Puebloan peoples of ...
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Neanderthals May Have Eaten Stomach Contents of Their Prey - Sci-News.com

Neanderthals May Have Eaten Stomach Contents of Their Prey - Sci-News.com | Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Neanderthals May Have Eaten Stomach Contents of Their Prey
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But anthropologists reporting in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews have put forward a different theory.
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Face-to-face: Skull study shows variation of pre-Columbian cultures ...

Face-to-face: Skull study shows variation of pre-Columbian cultures ... | Archaeology | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A new analysis of the skulls of prehistoric peoples in Mexico reveals significant regional variation in the facial characteristics of indigenous populations – indicating that there were notable physical differences ...
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Rare Fossil Ape Cranium Discovered in China - Science Daily (press release)

Rare Fossil Ape Cranium Discovered in China - Science Daily (press release) | Archaeology | Scoop.it
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Rare Fossil Ape Cranium Discovered in China
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Jablonski noted that juvenile crania of apes and hominins are extremely rare in the fossil record, especially those of infants and young juveniles.
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Découverte d’une stèle vieille de 1450 ans sur le site maya d’El Perú-Waka’, Guatemala

Découverte d’une stèle vieille de 1450 ans sur le site maya d’El Perú-Waka’, Guatemala | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Stèle 44
PHOTO BY FRANCICO CASTANEDA ; COURTESY OF PROYECTO ARQUEOLÓGICO EL PERÚ-WAKA´Y PACUNAM.
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New technologies challenge old ideas about early hominid diets - HeritageDaily

New technologies challenge old ideas about early hominid diets - HeritageDaily | Archaeology | Scoop.it
HeritageDaily New technologies challenge old ideas about early hominid diets HeritageDaily New assessments by researchers using the latest high-tech tools to study the diets of early hominids are challenging long-held assumptions about what our...
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Sacred Object Sold at Paris Auction Returned to Hopi Tribe ...

Sacred Object Sold at Paris Auction Returned to Hopi Tribe ... | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Sacred Object Sold at Paris Auction Returned to Hopi Tribe One of the several dozen sacred items sold at auction in Paris last spring has been returned to the Hopi people. The tribe was vehemently opposed to the sale.
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IU anthropologists help solve mystery of 250 million-year-old strange bedfellows - Indiana University

IU anthropologists help solve mystery of 250 million-year-old strange bedfellows - Indiana University | Archaeology | Scoop.it
IU anthropologists help solve mystery of 250 million-year-old strange bedfellows Indiana University An international team of scientists that includes two Indiana University anthropologists said the unique mixed-species association ended abruptly...
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Ancient Native American skeletons linked to living descendants - NBCNews.com

Ancient Native American skeletons linked to living descendants - NBCNews.com | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Vancouver Sun Ancient Native American skeletons linked to living descendants NBCNews.com They then compared those samples with mitochondrial DNA extracted from the teeth of four ancient individuals: a 6,000-year-old and 5,500-year-old skeleton...
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Cuba pinpoints more than 3000 pre-Columbian settlements - Cuba Headlines

Cuba pinpoints more than 3000 pre-Columbian settlements - Cuba Headlines | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Cuba pinpoints more than 3000 pre-Columbian settlements
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A project to catalogue Cuba's pre-Columbian archaeological sites has pinpointed the locations of more than 3,200 indigenous settlements, Communist Party daily Granma said Friday.

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Homo floresiensis Distinct Human Species, Says New Research - Sci-News.com

Homo floresiensis Distinct Human Species, Says New Research - Sci-News.com | Archaeology | Scoop.it
Sci-News.com Homo floresiensis Distinct Human Species, Says New Research Sci-News.com Anthropology · Aviation · Biochemistry · Biogeography · Chemistry · Communication Sciences · Ethics · Geography · Geophysics · Linguistics · Mathematics ·...

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Dr. Barbara Mills, University of Arizona – Social Networks in Pre-Columbian ... - WAMC

Dr. Barbara Mills, University of Arizona – Social Networks in Pre-Columbian ...
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