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Oxhide ingots in Scandinavian rock art

Antiquity / Volume 89 / Issue 343 / February 2015, pp 191-209 Representations of oxhide ingots in Scandinavian rock art: the sketchbook of a Bronze Age traveller? Johan Ling and Zofia Stos-Gale Bronze Age trade networks across Europe and the Mediterranean are well documented; Baltic amber and bronze metalwork were particularly valued commodities. Show More Summary

Bronze Age hair ring, ingots found in Anglesey

Four Bronze Age artifacts discovered in Wales by a metal detectorist were declared treasure trove at a coroner’s inquest on Wednesday. A gold and silver ring and three fragments of copper ingots were found on farmland in Cwm Cadnant, on the North Wales island of Anglesey, by Philip Cooper in May and June of 2013. [...]

Hollywood beckons, but Ronda Rousey has only title defense in sights

Ronda Rousey came home from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games the proud bearer of a bronze medal in judo and, at age 21, no freaking idea what the hell she was going to do with the rest of her life … Continue reading ? The post Hollywood beckons, but Ronda Rousey has only title defense in sights appeared first on Boxing News.

Help Me Proofread My Book

Bitte Granlund of Happy Book has sent me PDF proofs for my forthcoming Bronze Age book, looking bee-you-tiful! If you’d like to help me proofread it, please email me. Everyone who finds ten errors gets a dedicated copy sent by mail. To my delight, the response to my plea has been strong. At the moment I believe I…

The Stone Age

Simply put, the Stone Age stretches from the first documented use of stone tools by human ancestors to the advent of bronze metallurgy (the Bronze Age). To date, the earliest evidence of stone tool use has been found in the East African Rift Valley, where Australopithicines were using them by 3.4 million years ago (during the Pliocene Period). Show More Summary

Bronze Age mixing of multiple populations => Armenians (?)

As far as I can tell, the hypothesis of "several mixtures" comes from looking at many pairs of populations and seeing that different types of pairs seem like they mixed to make Armenians. Possibility (1) is that Armenians have multiple mixtures, and possibility (2) is that none of the sources work very well.Hellenthal et al. Show More Summary

3,500-year-old Bronze Age hoard found in Poland

A 3,500-year-old Bronze Age hoard containing the head of an ice axe, fragments of a spiral necklace and a bracelet with tapered ends, all made of bronze, was found last month in the village of Rzeped? in Bieszczady Mountains of southeastern Poland. The hoard was discovered by ?ukasz Solon from the nearby town of Sanok [...]

Diet and Lifestyle in Bronze Age Northwest Spain

Diet and lifestyle in Bronze Age Northwest Spain: the collective burial of Cova do SantoAuthors:López-CostasAbstract:A multidisciplinary investigation of the collective burial of Cova do Santo is presented as a novel approach to understand daily life during the Bronze Age in Northwest Iberia. Show More Summary

Siberian Bronze age armor made of bone

2 weeks agoHumor : TYWKIWDBI

I thought "bone armor" was the fabrication of sword-and-sorcery stories, but in this case it is real:Archeologists are intrigued by the discovery of the complete set of well-preserved bone armour which is seen as having belonged to an 'elite' warrior. Show More Summary

Now You Can Buy Your Very Own Bronze Age Bust from Syria, Direct to You!

2 weeks agoArts : The Punching Bag

The Wall Street Journal is bringing public attention to bear on the ongoing decimation of Syrian archaeological sites by market-driven antiquities looters putatively overseen and enabled by ISIS. The most recent article is notable for...Show More Summary

Improving access to endogenous DNA in ancient bones and teeth

A new technical paper on the bioRxiv. Of interest is the group of samples, which includes some nice additions, including Bronze Age Hungary, Iron Age Denmark, and Post-1200AD Easter Island. Hopefully, we'll see genomes from these regions...Show More Summary

Remains of Bronze Age bowman found in Scotland

Archaeologists have discovered new artefacts suggesting a Highland village resident of 4,500 years ago fought with bow and arrow. Holes in the wrist guard could be for leather bindings [Credit: AOC Archaeology] A Bronze Age burial cist...Show More Summary

Complete Me Dot Com

In the Bronze Age, before Twitter and speed dating and online match-ups, men and women met each other one of two ways: at church, or via the newspaper classifieds. Trust me: It was a thing. The first order of business for unattachedShow More Summary

Farmer's Doorstop Revealed To Be Rare, Important Bronze Age Artifact

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Go on, say it with us: "It belongs in a museum!" That's exactly what a farmer realized 12 years after he discovered a strange object in one of his fields. Turns out the hunk of bent bronze he'd been using as a doorstop was actually... an extremely significant 3,500 year old artifact. Read more...

Bronze Age warrior from Poland

Google translation of original article:Skull warrior was in such good condition that the museum was tempted by an experiment - a reconstruction of his face. Tasks undertaken by the research team of Dr. Dorothy Lorkiewicz-Muszy?ska of the Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Medical Sciences. Show More Summary

Evidence of Trade Between Bronze Age Denmark and Mesopotamia

Between Egypt, Mesopotamia and Scandinavia: Late Bronze Age glass beads found in DenmarkAuthors:Varberg et alAbstract:New research results from glass beads found in Denmark reveal surprising evidence for contact in the 14th–12th centuries BC between Egypt, Mesopotamia and Denmark, indicating a complex and far-reaching trade network. Show More Summary

THE BRONZE AGE SETTLEMENT OF AKROTIRI

THE BRONZE AGE SETTLEMENT OF AKROTIRI ON THE ISLAND OF SANTORINI a Lecture by Michael Duigan 7.00 pm, Friday, 16th January Activity Space 1, Clore Learning Centre Museum of London, London Wall EC2Y 5HN FREE TO EMAS MEMBERS...... £3:00 NON-MEMBERS

New research dishes the dirt on the demise of a civilization

It's the dirt that's resulting in a new look at farming in the Dark Age, scientists report. The village of Nichoria in Messenia was located near the palace of Pylos during the Greek Bronze Age, when Greece was considered a Superpower of the Mediterranean. Show More Summary

Nichoria: New research dishes the dirt on the demise of a Bronze Age civilization

Two researchers are taking a new twist on long-published research about what an ancient civilization did for a living. W. Flint Dibble, a University of Cincinnati doctoral student in the Department of Classics, and Daniel J. Fallu, a...Show More Summary

The Bronze AgeBronze & Gold Lace Nail Art for My Blogiversary

Happy New Year! It’s crazy to think that it’s been eight years since I started All Lacquered Up. Eight years! It was a time when 3-Free was barely a thing. When I discovered a basically unknown brand at a Seattle airport kiosk called butter LONDON. Show More Summary

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