As a result of Operation Chronos, a Surrey metal detectorist has been fined for stealing a Bronze Age gold ring ('Treasure hunter fined for stealing ancient gold ring' West Sussex County Times, 23 June 2016 )Ricky Smith, 34, of Cranleigh,...Show More Summary
The Guardia Civil has arrested an antiques collector in the town of Bullas and impounded an enormous cache: 4,000 archaeological artifacts, some dating to the Bronze Age; 5,000 rare coins; 150 relics, included a supposed piece of the True Cross once certified by the Vatican; 40 paintings; and 30 manuscripts, including a late medieval Book […]
For the past three years, archaeologists led by DePaul University's Morag M. Kersel have used drones or UAVs to monitor looting at the Early Bronze Age site of Fifa on Jordan's Dead Sea Plain ('Drones Monitor Looted Bronze Age Sites in Jordan', February 16, 2016). Show More Summary
Man arrested after Bronze-Age pots found' Cyprus Mail June 9th, 2016 A 46-year-old man was arrested after 13 earthenware pots from the Bronze Age were found in his possession on Thursday in Erimi in Limassol. According to Limassol CID...Show More Summary
The biggest skies in England loom above the fens, in the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, and Lincolnshire, on the country’s eastern edge. It is a flat landscape, low-lying and damp; much of the ground sits only a few feet above sea level. Show More Summary
The well-preserved body of a little girl of around three years of age, in a lead and bronze coffin, has been found by San Francisco construction workers. The unidentified girl has reportedly been dead for around 145 years, has long blond hair and appears to have been from a family of means. Show More Summary
One of the major misconception that informs this idea is that, prior to 1986, there were no serious superhero stories. That's emphatically untrue. The late Silver Age and Bronze Age were full of dark, mature superhero stories ---"The...Show More Summary
EVESHAM, ENGLAND—Archaeologists surveying a future development site in England’s West Midlands region were surprised to find a Bronze Age burial, reports the Worcester News. The team was following up on an earlier excavation at the site that revealed ditches thought to date to the Iron Age. Show More Summary
Archaeologists have long hypothesized at what exactly caused the end of the Bronze Age. However, key pieces of evidence seemed to be missing making it impossible to fully paint a picture of what went on leading up to the Battle of Troy and the subsequent civil war. Show More Summary
A rather imaginative reconstruction of the events surrounding the Sea Peoples and the ending of the end of the Bronze Age.
Artisanal interpretation of ceramics from the Bronze Age shows that a nine-year-old child could be a highly skilled artisan. This was one of the discoveries presented in a new thesis that explores how an artisanal perspective can contribute to archaeology by providing new insights into archaeological artefacts.
Mezco Toyz's new 1:12 scale Green Arrow figure has Oliver Queen sporting his Bronze Age goatee.
Bon Scott has been honored with a life-size memorial statue in his Scottish hometown 36 years after his death. The bronze statue of the legendary AC/DC singer, who died in 1980 at age 33, was unveiled at the 10th annual “Bonfest” event in his hometown of Kirriemuir, Scotland, according to Loudwire. Show More Summary
Stonehenge in England, believed to have been built during the Bronze Age. (Photo: Qalinx/CC BY 2.0) Half of men in Western Europe are the descendants of a single Bronze Age ruler, a new study claims, based on genetic research into the Y chromosome of 1,200 men. The study was published Monday in the journal Nature Genetics. Show More Summary
Mass graves were replaced by individual burials for the elite in the Bronze Age showing a shift in social structure CREDIT: PA H alf of Western European men are descended from one Bronze Age ‘king’ who sired a dynasty of elite nobles which spread throughout Europe, a new study has shown. Show More Summary
Steve Englehart was born on this day in 1947. By his mid-twenties, he was reshaping the Marvel Universe. At thirty, he was reinventing Batman. Englehart is easily one of the greatest comic book writers of all time, and probably the definitive...Show More Summary
Tom Theed of Landmarc, re-united with the unusually large Early Bronze Age cremation urn that he and his team found on a burial mound at Netheravon, 'excavated' in pieces by badgers! Controlled excavation of the find spot was subsequently...Show More Summary
Ten thousand human bones excavated from Germany's Tollense Valley over the last six years tell the story of a Bronze Age battle that once seemed impossible. The bones of more than 100 men, along with remains of five horses and various weapons, comprise the first evidence of trained warriors in...
Lost-wax casting, a sculpting technique dating to the Chalcolithic period, is an elaborate process.
Treasure of bronze objects has been discovered on the outskirts of a Polish town in Lubuskie Province. The objects are probably associated with the Lusatian culture and period of the Bronze Age - head of the Gorzów branch of the Regional Office for the Protection of Monuments B?a?ej Skazi?ski told PAP. Show More Summary