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Sardinian archaeologists find Bronze Age 'giant'

Archeologists working in Sardinia's southwestern region have uncovered a new 'giant', officials reported on Thursday. The newly discovered Bronze Age stone figure at the Monte Prama excavation site in Oristano [Credit: ANSA] Archaeologists...Show More Summary

Posthole archaeology; function, form and farming

By the Bronze Age in British Isles, and certainly in terms of the proto-historic Late Iron Age, we have what historians might call petty kings and aristocracy, sometimes with a more wider regional and national institutions. AlthoughShow More Summary

PAS Narrativisation: Death by Metal detecting

In a of "million finds" feelgood flurry, the Portable Antiquities Finds Spinners are going into overtime flinging out trite narrativisations of selected objects in the database for all they are worth. Like a Penard phase, Bronze Age,...Show More Summary

Dating the End of the Greek Bronze Age

Dating the End of the Greek Bronze Age: A Robust Radiocarbon-Based Chronology from Assiros Toumba Authors:Wardle et alAbstract:Over 60 recent analyses of animal bones, plant remains, and building timbers from Assiros in northern Greece form an unique series from the 14th to the 10th century BC. Show More Summary

Prehistoric pit discovered on Coney Island beach

A box-like structure built from large stone slabs may have been used for bathing or cooking during the Bronze Age Volunteers excavate the box-like archeological structure on Coney Island. The site may date back 4,000 years Archaeologists have discovered signs of human habitation, possibly dating back 4,000 years, on Sligo’s Coney Island. Show More Summary

Letter from Ireland: Mystery of the Fulacht Fiadh

Versions of the same Bronze Age structure pop up all around Ireland and throughout the United Kingdom. Archaeologists, however, still have not agreed on their purpose. On a typically misty morning in the west of Ireland, just outside...Show More Summary

Latest TUG alpha video shows off Bronze Age update

Farewell, Stone Age; TUG is advancing to the Bronze. With update 0.6.5's introduction of new ores and the metallurgy equipment to smelt and shape them, players can forge more powerful bronze weapons and tools to help them better survive...Show More Summary

Remarkable 3,900-Year-Old Suit Of Bone Armor Found In Siberia

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Archaeologists working near Omsk in Siberia have discovered a complete suit of bone armor that likely belonged to an elite warrior. Found in near perfect condition, the unique armor dates back to the Bronze Age. Read more...

3,900-year-old bone armor suit discovered in Siberia

Archaeologists in Siberia made a surprising discovery in Omsk: a complete set of bone armor from the Bronze Age. The armor was found in "perfect condition," reports The Siberian Times, and experts speculate that it belonged to an "elite...Show More Summary

Rock Carvings in Tanum in Tanumshede, Sweden

Contained on hundreds of stone and boulder faces the archeological site known unimaginatively as the Rock Carvings in Tanum, Sweden are some of the most complex and skilled Bronze Age carvings anywhere in the world. You can't miss them as they have been painted a bright red. Show More Summary

Bronze age wine cellar found: Wine residue, herbal additives found in palace cellar jars

A Bronze Age palace excavation reveals an ancient wine cellar. Wine production, distribution, and consumption are thought to have played a role in the lives of those living in the Mediterranean and Near East during the Middle BronzeShow More Summary

Bronze Age wine cellar found

A Bronze Age palace excavation reveals an ancient wine cellar, according to a study published August 27, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Andrew Koh from Brandeis University and colleagues. read more

World's Oldest Wine Cellar Fueled Palatial Parties

last monthNews : The Newsroom

Israel isn't particularly famous for its wine today, but four thousand years ago, during the Bronze Age, vineyards in the region produced vintages that were prized throughout the Mediterranean and imported by the Egyptian elite. KohShow More Summary

What Bronze Age Wine Snobs Drank

There were some fine vintages 3,000 years ago, and a new study reveals how ancient mixologists made them finer still

SDCC: Classic '70s Creators Discuss the Bronze Age

1970s comic luminaries Walt & Louise Simonson, Len Wein, Mark Evanier and more discussed comics history and shared funny stories at Comic-Con.

Jarlshof in Shetland Islands, Scotland

Located on the edge of green Scottish cliffs, the extensive archeological site known as Jarlshof holds artifacts and structures dating from the Bronze Age right up to the 1700's covering thousands of years worth of human history. The...Show More Summary

Archaeologists compare Neolithic Kent site to Stonehenge, find Bronze Age funerary monument

A Neolithic ditch which became a huge funerary monument when it was enlarged with an outer ring during the Bronze Age has been found on housing development grounds in Kent Archaeologists suspect a “sacred way” could have led to a henge 6,000 years ago at Iwade Meadows, to the west of the Kent industrial town of Sittingbourne. Show More Summary

Remains of at least two bodies found in ancient grave

rchaeologist Paul Murtagh excavating the Bronze Age burial cist in which the remains of at least two bodies were found Archaeologists have discovered the remains of at least two bodies in a Bronze Age burial cist in a remote area of the west Highlands. Show More Summary

Take a look at a 5,000-year-old game, possibly the oldest known to humans

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Discovered in a "a 820- by 492-foot [burial] mound near Siirt in southeast Turkey," the pieces date back to the Bronze Age. "Some depict pigs, dogs and pyramids," Haluk Sa?lamtimur of Ege University in ?zmir, Turkey, told Discovery News.

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