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Part Ape, Part Human: The Fossils of Malapa

Professor Lee Berger and his son stumble across an amazing find at Malapa in South Africa - two-million-year-old fossils of an unknown part ape, part human spec
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Hominids and hybrids: The place of Neanderthals in human evolution

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How Third-Century China Saw Rome, a Land Ruled by “Minor Kings”

How Third-Century China Saw Rome, a Land Ruled by “Minor Kings” | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Translations of a 3rd century Chinese text describe Roman life
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Australian archaeologists seek to solve mystery of the lost city of Zagora

Australian archaeologists seek to solve mystery of the lost city of Zagora | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
BEFORE the first ancient Olympics, as Homer was writing his Iliad, there was a bustling early Iron Age city in Greece. And then it all but disappeared.
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Secret Fore-Edge Paintings Revealed in Early 19th Century Books at the University of Iowa | Colossal

Secret Fore-Edge Paintings Revealed in Early 19th Century Books at the University of Iowa | Colossal | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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What did man eat first – the chicken or the egg?

What did man eat first – the chicken or the egg? | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
A major research project that will examine the history of people and chickens has been awarded £1,940,000 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
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Gruesome deaths discovered by archaeologists

Gruesome deaths discovered by archaeologists | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists excavating remains have the job of forensic detectives to identify how and why an individual exhumed could have died.
Here is an example of some of the most gruesome deaths identified using archaeological techniques.
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The wars iead to horrific deaths

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Beautiful ancient bronze ring found by archeologists on the Arctic Circle was not for a woman...but a bear

Beautiful ancient bronze ring found by archeologists on the Arctic Circle was not for a woman...but a bear | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The find, as old as Christ, is the latest treasure from the sacred and mysterious site of Ust-Polui in Salekhard, say experts.
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The Public Domain Review | Online journal dedicated to showcasing the most interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works available on the web

The Public Domain Review | Online journal dedicated to showcasing the most interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works available on the web | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Online journal dedicated to showcasing the most interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works available on the web
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Journée spéciale Archéologie

Journée spéciale Archéologie | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
À l'occasion des quatrièmes Journées nationales de l'archéologie organisées du 7 au 9 juin 2013 dans toute la France.
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Genghis Khan, Founder of the Mongol Empire - Archaeology Magazine

Genghis Khan, Founder of the  Mongol Empire  - Archaeology Magazine | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Ruled A.D. 1206-1227
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Rats! Diet of Easter Islanders Revealed

Rats! Diet of Easter Islanders Revealed | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The people lived on the most isolated landmass on Earth, where "walking" statues reside, but even so they seemed to rely on terrestrial resources, mainly the Polynesian rat, for food.
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Math explains history: Simulation accurately captures the evolution of ancient complex societies

Math explains history: Simulation accurately captures the evolution of ancient complex societies | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The question of how human societies evolve from small groups to the huge, anonymous and complex societies of today has been answered mathematically, accurately matching the historical record on the emergence of complex states in the ancient world.
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Archaeologists unearth earliest complete human figurine in Cyprus | Cyprus Mail

Archaeologists unearth earliest complete human figurine in Cyprus | Cyprus Mail | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Cyprus Mail News and More
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Iron age horse found as Norway glacier melts - The Local

Iron age horse found as Norway glacier melts - The Local | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The remains of an iron age horse has been found in a glacier two thousand metres up in the mountains of Norway, one of the first times such an animal has been
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Archaeology Plus Ltd - books on archaeology and related subjects

Archaeology Plus Ltd - books on archaeology and related subjects | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Specializing in secondhand and new books on archaeology, history, architecture, topography, antiquarian and related subjects
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Wolf Rites of Winter - Archaeology Magazine

Wolf Rites of Winter - Archaeology Magazine | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists digging a Bronze Age site on the Russian steppes are using evidence from language and mythology to understand a remarkable discovery
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Archaeology: Volunteer Abroad | International Volunteering

Archaeology: Volunteer Abroad | International Volunteering | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Volunteer in Archaeology with Projects Abroad. Roles available for volunteering in Archaeology. Request your free Archaeology brochure today.
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A Database of 3D Fossils, Ready for You to Explore and Print

A Database of 3D Fossils, Ready for You to Explore and Print | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
What's better than looking a picture of an ancient trilobite? Printing an ancient trilobite.
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Taphonomic Analysis of Neolithic Seated Burials

Taphonomic Analysis of Neolithic Seated Burials | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Taphonomy is the study of how organisms decay and become altered following their death. Understanding how this process manifests in human burials during the excavation is extremely important, and c...
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Anthropology and Human Nature - Anthropology 1.1

Anthropology and Human Nature - Anthropology 1.1 | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Anthropology's search for human nature emphasized shared capacities in particular cultures. But humans are always in process--there is no human nature.
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Popular Archaeology

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Popular Archaeology Online archaeology magazine.
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Evolution of Monogamy in Humans Driven by Risk of Infanticide, Say Researchers
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