From the paper:The 4.2 ka aridification event is regarded as one of the most severe climatic changes in the Holocene, and affected several Early Bronze Age populations from the Aegean to the ancient Near East (Cullen et al., 2000; Weiss and Brad- ley, 2001). Show More Summary
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have demonstrated that an abrupt weakening of the summer monsoon affected northwest India 4,100 years ago. The resulting drought coincided with the beginning of the decline of the metropolis-building...Show More Summary
From an early age, Duane Hanson was mesmerised with the human form and his fascination with the subject remained. Early sculptures were created from a variety of materials including wood, polyester and bronze. In the forties, Hanson was faced with abstract expressionism, the dominant trend of the time. Show More Summary
Bronze Age woman suffered from tooth decay, say archaeologists digging Scottish grave An early Bronze Age woman buried in prehistoric woodlands near Inverness suffered from tooth rot and dental decay, according to osteoarchaeologists investigating her molars, incisors and jaw. Aged between 40 and 44 at the time of her death, her remains, found in a cist originally [...]
By now you may heard that 36-year-old Bode Miller won the bronze medal representing the United States in Sunday's Super-G in Sochi, only to be brought to tears by an aging media network grasping for human drama to drive its ratings and social media metrics. Show More Summary
Bode Miller had a banner day at the Olympics Sunday, becoming the oldest person to medal in an Alpine skiing event when he took bronze at age 36. But after the victory, things took an uncomfortable turn when NBC reporter Christin Cooper asked Miller about his younger brother Chelone, a snowboarder who died last April after suffering a seizure. Show More Summary
A BRONZE Age grave uncovered in the Highlands has revealed the remains of a woman in her forties who was suffering from toothache before she died 4,000 years ago. Archaeologists from Glasgow-based Guard Archaeology were called in when...Show More Summary
THE SKELETON of a small Bronze Age man with worn-away teeth was today removed from his grave a metre beneath a primary school playground. The 4000-year-old remains were found by archaeologists surveying Victoria Primary School in Newhaven, Edinburgh, ahead of a proposed school extension. Show More Summary
The FLO is full of praise ('Museum Aiming to keep Bronze Age Treasures in West', Western Daily Press February 13, 2014):"The [Wylye Valley] hoard is outstanding, and in beautiful condition," said Richard Henry, Wiltshire's finds liaison officer. Show More Summary
Two Bronze Age bodies discovered beneath an Edinburgh primary school could be part of a nationally significant network of burial plots, archaeologists said. Janitor Robert Murray shows the area where prehistoric bones were uncoveredShow More Summary
Materials shape human progress – think Stone Age or Bronze Age. The 21st century has been referred to as the molecular age, a time when scientists are beginning to manipulate materials at the atomic level to create new substances with astounding properties. Taking a step in that direction, Jens Bauer at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and his colleagues...
I’ve been reading a lot of older comics lately, and as I’ve been wallowing in all this Bronze Age goodness, it struck me that comic books as we know them today have gradually phased out something that I used to really get a kick out of. Most of the time in modern superhero comics, there’s [...]
Campaigners trying to save archaeology have urged housing estate developers to change the route of a road to save a Bronze Age burial monument. A dig ahead of the development of the Great Western Park estate in Didcot, Oxfordshire, discovered humans had lived on the site for 9,000 years. Show More Summary
Presenting the best bronzers EVER for your skin type and tone We all dream of that pre-emptive Summer season glow, but not everyone has the time to sit under the sun for endless hours, overdosing on coconut water icy poles and perving...Show More Summary
Winters in Scandinavia were long and cold in the Bronze and Iron Ages, then as now—but a blazing fire was not the only thing to keep people warm. From northwest Denmark, circa 1500–1300 BC, to the Swedish island of Gotland as late as...Show More Summary
On Tuesday Jackie McKinley, senior osteoarchaeologist with Wessex Archaeology, told an audience at Salisbury Museum about the latest research on the nationally important Romano-British cemeteries and Bronze Age burials at Amesbury Down,...Show More Summary
A new discovery highlights innovative and complex fermented beverages of northern Europe in the Bronze and Iron Ages.
Many years before George Lucas decided it was ok to lie to the children of America, convincing them that tree-dwelling teddy bears with bronze age technology could really decimate the most capable military force in the galaxy, he started his directorial career with this short film about, um, freedom? Read more...
New research finds that the Throne Room floor in the Bronze Age Palace of Nestor located in what is today Pylos, Greece, is an unusual example of artistic innovation for its time.
The floors of Greek Bronze Age palaces were made of plaster that was often incised and painted with grids containing brightly colored patterns and/or marine animal figures. read more