In its day, Auguste Rodin’s now esteemed 1876 sculpture "The Bronze Age" roused the considerable ill will of art critics, most notably for the belief that it was cast from a live model.
Ancient Britons may have intentionally mummified some of their dead during the Bronze Age, according to archaeologists at the University of Sheffield. Bronze Age skeleton from Neat's Court excavation, on Isle of Sheppey, Kent [Credit:...Show More Summary
Archaeologists in Orkney have uncovered the remains of over 30 buildings dating from around 4000 BC to 1000 BC, together with field systems, middens and cemeteries. The find includes a very rare Bronze Age building which experts believed could have been a sauna or steam house, which may have been built for ritual purposes. Show More Summary
A new study by the University of Sheffield has found new evidence that mummification may have been more widespread in Bronze Age Britain than previously realized. The damp climate is not conducive to the preservation of soft tissues, so unless a body was preserved in an aerobic environment like a peat bog, trying to figure [...]
Ancient skeletons reveal evidence that people in the British Isles took steps to preserve remains
Archaeologists have found evidence of mummies in seven Bronze Age burial sites located throughout the British Isles. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Antiquity, suggests the art of mummification may have been more widespread in ancient Britain than was previously thought. Just to be...
As summer ends and sun-baked skin starts to blanch, New Hampshire wants to make it harder for teens to keep up their tans. The state’s legislature passed a bill in March that will prohibit people under the age of 18 from visiting indoor tanning booths and beds starting next Thursday.
The Bronze Age construction is a highly unusual find, not only for Poland, but for Central Europe.
From spelt in the Bronze Age to baked goods in modern grocery stores, wheat — and its corresponding protein component, gluten — has been a prevalent component of human meals throughout the ages. Yet the gluten-free diet has become an increasingly popular trend due to fears of gluten sensitivity and...
New research in Scotland's Sculptor's Cave has found some potentially horrific discoveries. Radiocarbon dating found an array of dismembered body parts, including children's heads, were left there more than 3,200 years ago in the late Bronze Age from 12,000 BC......
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The ARROW co-showrunner teams with Freddie Williams II on a new creator-owned series with a "a modern-day take on Silver Age and Bronze Age kind of comics."
Featured in the most recent edition of Current Archaeology, the extraordinary mortuary deposits revealed at Cliffs End Farm represent an internationally important assemblage of unusual size (for its date) and complexity. An interactive...Show More Summary
A bull figure from the Bronze Age, which was purchased half a century ago, has been sent to the Antalya Museum from Vienna Culture and Tourism Minister Ömer Çelik said a person named Manfred Weinwurm, who purchased the figure from Antalya, sent the historic artefact by cargo. Show More Summary
The discovery of thousands of bones at a site near Cardiff suggests massive bring-your-own-pig festivals helped Britons deal with the collapse of Bronze Age
For all the textbooks and museums at our disposal, sometimes it can still be difficult to really imagine what life was like in an earlier time. Visitors to the British Museum this weekend, however, won't have to imagine. They'll be transported...Show More Summary
Headsets on at the British Museum.
This one-off variant of the BR01 Tourbillon Airborne has a case made of titanium and aged bronze, as well as a handcrafted solid gold skull and a distressed alligator leather strap. It will be auctioned off for charity on 11/7/15.
When Oxfordshire couple Christopher and June Preece vacationed last month on the Isle of Wight, they didn’t just bring sandals and sunscreen with them. Christopher packed his trusty metal detector too, so he and his beloved could take romantic walks on the beach sweeping the sand, yearning for a sweet serenade of loud beeps. The [...]
Ariel view of Beit Shemesh archeological site (photo IAA) The The Hovav Ruins is an archaeological site dating back to the beginning of the Bronze Age and containing later structurs and finds. A week ago there was extensive vegetation...Show More Summary