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Eneolithic age objects discovered in Azerbaijan

Eneolithic age objects discovered in Azerbaijan | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 24 / Trend I.Isabalayeva / The Archaeology and Ethnography Institute has discovered in the ancient village of Shahtakhti artifacts dating back to the Eneolithic age, research officer Ghahraman Aghayev told Trend on Friday.
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Severed Hands Discovered in Ancient Egypt Palace

Severed Hands Discovered in Ancient Egypt Palace | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

This is first physical evidence of a grisly practice during ancient war.

The archaeologists have unearthed the skeletal remains of 16 human hands buried in four pits in Egypt.

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ARCHAEOLOGY - Excavation reveals ancient hair fashion

ARCHAEOLOGY - Excavation reveals ancient hair fashion | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists conducting excavations in the northwestern province of Çanakkale’s Ayvacık district have discovered hairpins thought to be over two millennia old, proving that ancient societies also had a pronounced desire to “look good,” according to researchers.

 

“The hairpins show us that there was a high demand for them in ancient times. Maybe their existence shows us that there was a small atelier for hair pin production here,” said Professor Nurettin Arslan of Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, the head of the excavations, adding that women of the age placed great importance in being well-groomed and stylish.

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