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Did Dutch hordes kill off the early Britons who started Stonehenge?

A gene study has shown that incomers could have ousted Stone Age Britons During the building of Stonehenge, around 2500BC, gene records show Sone Age Britons were replaced by Bronze Age Beaker folk. Photograph: Peter Adams/Getty Images The men and women who built Stonehenge left an indelible mark on the British landscape. Show More Summary

Star Trek: TNG Kataan Probe Pendant

This Star Trek: TNG Kataan Probe Pendant comes with a certificate of authenticity, a 24? chain and a gift box. Give it to a Trekkie who deserves it. It is a beautiful hand-polished bronze pendant aged to a dark patina. You may recognize it from [...]

Material definition of humanity

We define human history through the materials we use: the stone age, the bronze age, the iron age. Perhaps we now live in the plastic age. The next epoch may well be the nanocomposite age. Art and architecture, transport and healthcare,...Show More Summary

Ancient-genome study finds Bronze Age ‘Beaker culture’ invaded Britain

last weekAcademics : Nature

Famous bell-shaped pots associated with group of immigrants who may have displaced Neolithic farmers.

Saving Pakistan's lost city of Mohenjo Daro

The centre of a powerful ancient civilisation, Mohenjo Daro was one of the world's earliest cities—a Bronze Age metropolis boasting flush toilets and a water and waste system to rival many in modern Pakistan.

Stair Sainty exhibits Edgar Degas's 'Little Dancer Aged Fourteen'

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Stair Sainty is exhibiting a bronze of Edgar Degas?s iconic sculpture, Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, which records the sculpture?s pose as it appeared at the 1881 Impressionist Exhibition. This follows the recent publication of a monograph...Show More Summary

24 Bronze Age Axes Found In Farmer's Field In Norway

Some 3,000 years ago, 24 axes were cached in Stjørdal municipality, about 44 km east of Trondheim. They're now seeing the light of day once again. One of the axeheads after it was dug up [Credit: Eirik Solheim] In late April, a sensational...Show More Summary

24 Bronze Age axes found in Norway

The first finds were made by metal detecting brothers Joakim and Jørgen Korstad on January 25th of this year. Scanning a field in the village of Hegra, about 25 miles east of Trondheim, Norway, they discovered nine socketed axes (known as Celts), a spearhead, a casting mould and a fragment that may be a piece [...]

Iron-age Viking longhouses were burned and buried in funerals

From the Bronze Age until the Viking Age, burial mounds could be placed on top of the remains of three-aisled longhouses. The internal posts that served as roof-supporting beams were sometimes removed before the house was set on fire. Show More Summary

Iron-age Viking longhouses were burned and buried in funerals

From the Bronze Age until the Viking Age, burial mounds could be placed on top of the remains of three-aisled longhouses. The internal posts that served as roof-supporting beams were sometimes removed before the house was set on fire. Once the house had burned to the ground, one or more burial mounds were placed on top of its remains.

New Discoveries at Chisenbury Midden

In 2016, following earlier English Heritage investigations, additional excavation and a geophysical survey were undertaken at this remarkable Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age midden site by Wessex Archaeology working with Operation Nightingale and Breaking Ground Heritage, supported by Defence Infrastructure Organisation and Landmarc. Show More Summary

Steppe migrant thugs pacified by Stone Age farming women

Research suggests that large demographic changes during the first part of the Bronze Age happened as a result of massive migrations of Yamnaya people from the Pontic-Caspian steppes into Neolithic Europe. They were also able to show that plague was widespread in both Europe and Central Asia at this time.

Steppe migrant thugs pacified by Stone Age farming women

When present day European genetics was formed during the beginning of the Bronze Age 5,000 years ago it was a result of migrating Yamnaya pastoralists from the Caspian steppe encountering Stone Age farmers in northern and eastern Europe. Show More Summary

Steppe migrant thugs pacified by Stone Age farming women

(Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen) When present day European genetics was formed during the beginning of the Bronze Age 5,000 years ago it was a result of migrating Yamnaya pastoralists from the Caspian steppe encountering Stone Age farmers in northern and eastern Europe. Show More Summary

Late Minoan tombs points way to early European migration

Researchers at the University of Huddersfield have visited Rethymnon in Crete, to collect samples from the late Bronze Age Necropolis of Armenoi, one of the world's finest archaeological sites. DNA analysis of the ancient skeletal remains could provide fresh insights into the origins of European civilisation.

Archaeogenetic findings unlock ancestral origins of Sardinians

The island of Sardinia is remarkable for the fact that an exceptionally high proportion of the population is seemingly descended from people who have occupied it since the Neolithic and Bronze Age, between 8,000 and 2,000 years ago. For centuries after that, they had little interaction with mainland Europe.

Cast Party: Who Should Have Starred In A Bronze Age 'Diana Prince: Wonder Woman' Movie?

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re looking at the history of Wonder Woman. As we all know, her first theatrical film is due out later this year. But what if it wasn’t her first? What if there had been as many onscreen Wonder Women...Show More Summary

Run Rabbit Run Trailer: Early Man!

From the man who gave us Wallace and Gromit comes the prehysterical Early Man – the story of plucky caveman Dug (Eddie Redmayne) and his efforts to unite his tribe against the Mighty Bronze Age. Plus, a saber-toothed rabbit. So there’s that… Early will premiere in the UK on January 26th, 2018 – U.S. TBD.  … Continue reading Run Rabbit Run Trailer: Early Man! ?

Bronze is a great age

I want to look at one element of the CBO score. It is the offered actuarial value of plans. Under the House Bill, out of pocket maximums would be fixed but there would be no age banding. The CBO sees this having an interestingly low effect. Beginning in 2020, the legislation would repeal those requirements, […]

Mên-an-Tol (Circle Stone) in England

The circle stone within a stone circle, dating from the Neolithic or Bronze age, is said to be a gateway to health or fertility and guarded by a fairy or "piskie." Legend has it humans who pass through the stone will be cured of ailments...Show More Summary

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