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Antiquity: Project Gallery

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Interest in the processes by which human populations expanded from a presumed centre of origin in Africa to colonise the rest of the world has never been higher, thanks to new fossil, archaeological, palaeoclimatic and genetic data. Strong attention currently focuses on the Arabian Peninsula, and the proposal, stimulated by palaeogenetic interpretations, that Anatomically Modern Humans originating in East Africa dispersed rapidly across the southern end of the Red Sea and the Arabian Peninsula about 60 000 years ago, fuelled by new adaptations involving reliance on marine foods and seafaring, and culminating in the colonisation of New Guinea and Australia (Walter et al. 2000; Macaulay et al. 2005; Mellars 2006).


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Tomb of Ancient Egyptian Princess Unearthed

Czech archaeologists have unearthed the 4,500-year-old tomb of a Pharaonic princess south of Cairo, in a finding that suggests other undiscovered tombs may b...
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Statues of 5th dynasty top officials discovered in Abusir - Ahram Online

Statues of 5th dynasty top officials discovered in Abusir - Ahram Online | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
Statues of 5th dynasty top officials discovered in AbusirAhram OnlineDuring routine excavations in Abusir South, 30km north of Giza plateau, Czech excavators from the Czech Institute of Egyptology of the Charles University in Prague, unearthed a...

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Des pierres de lance vieilles d’un demi million d’années

Des pierres de lance vieilles d’un demi million d’années | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
Les Homo Sapiens et les hommes de Neandertal n’étaient pas les premiers à utiliser des pierres de lance. Leur ancêtre commun le faisait déjà, comme le révèle une étude parue dans Science.   D...
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Tutankhamun's replica tomb unveiled

Tutankhamun's replica tomb unveiled | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it

“The replica tomb is a gift to Egypt from the Factum Foundation, Madrid, the Society of Friends of the Royal Tombs of Egypt, Zurich and the University of Basel, to promote the EU Task Force Conference taking place in Egypt as well as to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the discovery of the first signs that led British archaeologist Howard Carter to a full discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb at the Valley of the Kings on Luxor’s west bank on 22 November 1922.

More : http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/57959/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Tutankhamuns-replica-tomb-unveiled.aspx


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Répartition géographique et origines ethniques des haplogroupes européens

Répartition géographique et origines ethniques des haplogroupes européens | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it

Des études sur l'ADN ont permis de catégoriser tous les êtres humains sur Terre en une série de groupes généalogiques descendants d'un ancêtre commun à un moment de la préhistoire. On appele ces catégories des haplogroupes. Il y a deux sortes d'haplogroupes : les haplogroupes définissant le chromosome Y (Y-ADN) hérité de père en fils, et ceux de l'ADN mitochondrial (ADN mt), toujours hérité par la mère. Le premier renseigne donc sur les ancêtres de la lignée agnatique (ou patrilinéaire), et la seconde sur la lignée cognatique (or matrilinéaire).


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Phil On The Net's comment, November 7, 2012 2:40 PM
Très riche en infos
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Homo sapiens et Neandertal ont coexisté

Homo sapiens et Neandertal ont coexisté | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
La manière dont les néanderthaliens européens ont été supplantés par les premiers hommes modernes (Homo sapiens) venus d'Afrique et du Proche-Orient, entre - 50.000 et - 40.000 ans, a toujours suscité un vif débat dans la communauté scientifique. Notamment depuis la découverte il y a une cinquantaine d'années, dans la grotte du Renne à Arcy-sur-Cure (Yonne), par le célèbre préhistorien français André Leroi-Gourhan, d'outils et d'objets de parure en os assez sophistiqués appartenant à la culture dite du châtelperronien.

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Villae et domaines à la fin de l'antiquité et au début du Moyen Âge ~ Roman News and Archeology

Villae et domaines à la fin de l'antiquité et au début du Moyen Âge ~ Roman News and Archeology | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it

Circa villam IX. Les campagnes face aux mutations de leur temps. Villae et domaines à la fin de l'antiquité et au début du Moyen Âge, journées d’étude sur le monde rural à l’époque romaine...

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Carthage: Ancient Phoenician City-State ~ Roman News and Archeology

Carthage: Ancient Phoenician City-State ~ Roman News and Archeology | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it

Founded by a seafaring people known as the Phoenicians, the ancient city of Carthage, located in modern-day Tunis in Tunisia, was a major center of trade and influence in the western Mediterranean. The city fought a series of wars against Rome that would ultimately lead to its destruction...

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Andreina Ruiz's curator insight, February 26, 2014 5:16 PM

Phoenicians found this new settlement called Carthage that is located in Tunisia. The ancient city was a major center of trade and influence in the western Mediterranean. Also there was a series of wars against Rome.

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Two Tombs #RTW

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In China, it’s all about the gift shop. Since arriving in the Middle Kingdom, nearly every destination we visit comes equipped with a well-stocked gift shop manned by an English-speaking staff all ready to grant us, their new friends, at least a...
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ARCHAEOLOGY - History of Hattuşa’s excavation on display

ARCHAEOLOGY - History of Hattuşa’s excavation on display | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
Yapı Kredi Culture Center displays a photography documenting...
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In Istanbul, A Byzantine-Era Fleet Surfaces Again : NPR

In Istanbul, A Byzantine-Era Fleet Surfaces Again : NPR | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
In Istanbul, construction of much-needed transit projects was halted when astonishing archaeological treasures began turning up. Now, archaeologists are poring over a stunning trove of artifacts, including some three dozen Byzantine-era ships.
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Is the Harappan civilisation 2000 years older?

Is the Harappan civilisation 2000 years older? | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
Archaeologists from the Archaeological Survey of India have claimed that new carbon dates from recent excavations show the Harappan culture began around 2000 years earlier than previously thought...
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Virtual Autopsy of Mummy Reveals Clues About 5500-Year-Old Murder Mystery - Medical Daily

Virtual Autopsy of Mummy Reveals Clues About 5500-Year-Old Murder Mystery - Medical Daily | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
Medical DailyVirtual Autopsy of Mummy Reveals Clues About 5500-Year-Old Murder MysteryMedical DailyThe ancient Egyptian mummy officially named the Gebelein Man, nicknamed Ginger by the countless visitors who have seen him over the past century...

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Gabriel Rodriguez's curator insight, January 17, 2014 9:30 PM

I think it's cool how we can analyze a mummy and be able to know he was murdered.  This happened thousands of years ago yet we have such insight into what happened in that time period.  I'm sure "Ginger" can rest a little better knowing he has his life story cotinuing today.

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Saving the ruins of Herculaneum ~ Roman News and Archeology

Saving the ruins of Herculaneum ~ Roman News and Archeology | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
Roman heritage news excavations digs history Roman Empire Ancient Roma Archeology Julius Caesar histoire Rome antique fouilles archéologiques empire romain Jules Cesar archeologie...
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Caesar Against Vercingetorix – The Siege of Alesia ~ Roman News and Archeology

Caesar Against Vercingetorix – The Siege of Alesia ~ Roman News and Archeology | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
Roman heritage news excavations digs history Roman Empire Ancient Roma Archeology Julius Caesar histoire Rome antique fouilles archéologiques empire romain Jules Cesar archeologie...
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O r a n e y: Helmut, Le Mammouth De Changis-Sur-Marne

O r a n e y: Helmut, Le Mammouth De Changis-Sur-Marne | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
O r a n e y : Actualité > Archéologie > Helmut, Le Mammouth De Changis-Sur-Marne > http://t.co/uhtzLqqM...
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Neanderthals meet Homo sapiens

Neanderthals meet Homo sapiens | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
New high precision radiocarbon dates of bone collagen show that a cultural exchange may have taken place between modern humans and Neanderthals more than 40,000 years ago.
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Prehistoric town found in Europe

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Archaeologists in north-east Bulgaria unearth what they believe to be the oldest prehistoric town found to date in Europe.
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Chinese Empire-- the Great Wall, The Qin, Han, Ming Dynasties and PRC

Engineering the Chinese Empire-- the Great Wall, The Qin Army, Han, Ming Naval Power and PRC--Clips from the History Channel.
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'Most ancient' Maya tomb found

'Most ancient' Maya tomb found | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
One of the oldest Maya tombs ever found is uncovered in western Guatemala - along with a necklace depicting a vulture-headed human figure, say experts.
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Les premières peintures

Les premières peintures | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it

Avant de se restreindre, au Néolithique, à des œuvres modestes sur des rochers en plein air (art dit rupestre), la peinture préhistorique naît et s’exprime véritablement au Paléolithique, dans les profondeurs des cavernes : c’est l’art pariétal, les premières peintures, toutes dues, pense-t-on, à Homo sapiens.


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