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Turkey: Secrets of the Chariot Makers

Turkey: Secrets of the Chariot Makers | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Solving the mysteries at Van How were some of the first chariots made? Prof. Erkan Konyar of Istanbul University believes he has the answers. His theory turns on a series of strange rock 'symbols' ...
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Gebelein Man: stabbed in the back

Gebelein Man: stabbed in the back | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Another mummy recently identified as a victim of ancient Egyptian violence is Gebelein Man, one of the best-known occupants of the British Museum’s Early Egypt gallery. Found in 1896 at Gebelein, a...
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UNNATURAL CAUSES | CALIFORNIA NEWSREEL

This four-hour documentary series premiered nationally on PBS in Spring 2008, and will be rebroadcast Fridays at 10pm, October 9 through 30. Produced by California Newsreel in association with Vital Pictures, Inc.
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Home - The Wall Paintings of Tell el-Dab'a

The following homepage introduces the ‘The Tell el-Dab'a Wall Paintings Project’.
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We're carrying evolution's excess baggage – so why can't we let go?

Wisdom teeth, the palmaris longis tendon, ear wiggling: these qualities were desirable millions of years ago, but due to changes in our diet and environment, are slowly disappearing.
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Rural Rickets: Vitamin D Deficiency in a Post-Medieval Farming Community from the Netherlands - Veselka - International Journal of Osteoarchaeology - Wiley Online Library

Rural Rickets: Vitamin D Deficiency in a Post-Medieval Farming Community from the Netherlands - Veselka - International Journal of Osteoarchaeology - Wiley Online Library | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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New mosaics discovered in synagogue excavations in Galilee

New mosaics discovered in synagogue excavations in Galilee | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Excavations in the Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel's Lower Galilee, have brought to light stunning mosaics that decorated the floor.
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Land tenure, rural space, and the political economy of Ptolemaic Egypt (332 BC-30 BC)

Land tenure, rural space, and the political economy of Ptolemaic Egypt (332 BC-30 BC) | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
In this paper I argue that statist (or “despotic”) assumptions of royal power does not adequately describe the nature of political power in the Ptolemaic development of Egypt.
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The Mineralogical Society of America

The Mineralogical Society of America | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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A great book to download on thin section microscopy, here, free from the Mineralogical Society of the USA - go for the guide to thin section microscopy
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Vol 3, No 1 (2013)

Vol 3, No 1 (2013) | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory
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value as theory

 

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The Case of the Missing Human Ancestor

DNA from a cave in Russia adds a mysterious new member to the human family.
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Medieval Pet Names

Medieval Pet Names | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
What did people in the Middle Ages name their dogs and cats?
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Muscularity and the Western Medical Tradition

Muscularity and the Western Medical Tradition | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
If muscularity is then a uniquely Western focus, how did this emphasis arise? The prominence of fantastically muscular figures in Western art suggests that muscularity was seen as essential to human identity.
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Analyzing Residual Ceramics in a Fill Deposit

Analyzing Residual Ceramics in a Fill Deposit | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
I know this isn’t one of my best titles ever, but it describes what I am trying to do pretty accurately. As we move toward a comprehensive preliminary study of the basilica in area EF2 at the site ...
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Birdmen of Koutroulou Magoula

Birdmen of Koutroulou Magoula | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have uncovered more than 300 clay figurines depicting male and female forms, as well as human-bird hybrids, at Koutroulou Magoula, a Neolithic settlement in central Greece. Ranging f...
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Evertype: The Alphabets of Europe

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Now you can visit a 2,000-year-old brothel in Greece

Now you can visit a 2,000-year-old brothel in Greece | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists recently uncovered an ancient brothel attached to a gymnasium and restaurant in northern Greece. It was full of penis-themed items like this vase. But that's not the weird part.
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The Archaeology News Network: Greek city in Crimea gets World Heritage status

The Archaeology News Network: Greek city in Crimea gets World Heritage status | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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A probable case of non-syndromic brachycephaly from 16th century Sardinia (Italy)

A probable case of non-syndromic brachycephaly from 16th century Sardinia (Italy) | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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The eighth-century revolution

The eighth-century revolution | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Ever since a post-Mycenaean Dark Age was defined in the 1890s, archaeologists have seen the eighth century as the beginning of a revival from it.
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Same-sex desire and gender identity

Same-sex desire and gender identity | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: Cities are a new kind of complex system: part social reactor, part network

The Archaeology News Network: Cities are a new kind of complex system: part social reactor, part network | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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High-tech inspired insights into Japan's ancient 'Kofun' burial mounds

High-tech inspired insights into Japan's ancient 'Kofun' burial mounds | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Japan's ancient 'Kofun' burial mounds: Fusion of traditional archaeology with cutting edge information technology to uncover the mysteries of ancient civilizations.
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Quigley's Cabinet: Medieval Novgorod

Quigley's Cabinet: Medieval Novgorod | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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it is three years old, but still a good piece

 

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Columbian.com - Many Mummies, Many Tales

Columbian.com - Many Mummies, Many Tales | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
PORTLAND -- Scientists don't always need to unwrap a mummy to unravel its mysteries.
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