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Complete Me Dot Com

In the Bronze Age, before Twitter and speed dating and online match-ups, men and women met each other one of two ways: at church, or via the newspaper classifieds. Trust me: It was a thing. The first order of business for unattachedShow More Summary

Farmer's Doorstop Revealed To Be Rare, Important Bronze Age Artifact

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Go on, say it with us: "It belongs in a museum!" That's exactly what a farmer realized 12 years after he discovered a strange object in one of his fields. Turns out the hunk of bent bronze he'd been using as a doorstop was actually... an extremely significant 3,500 year old artifact. Read more...

Bronze Age warrior from Poland

Google translation of original article:Skull warrior was in such good condition that the museum was tempted by an experiment - a reconstruction of his face. Tasks undertaken by the research team of Dr. Dorothy Lorkiewicz-Muszy?ska of the Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Medical Sciences. Show More Summary

Evidence of Trade Between Bronze Age Denmark and Mesopotamia

Between Egypt, Mesopotamia and Scandinavia: Late Bronze Age glass beads found in DenmarkAuthors:Varberg et alAbstract:New research results from glass beads found in Denmark reveal surprising evidence for contact in the 14th–12th centuries BC between Egypt, Mesopotamia and Denmark, indicating a complex and far-reaching trade network. Show More Summary


THE BRONZE AGE SETTLEMENT OF AKROTIRI ON THE ISLAND OF SANTORINI a Lecture by Michael Duigan 7.00 pm, Friday, 16th January Activity Space 1, Clore Learning Centre Museum of London, London Wall EC2Y 5HN FREE TO EMAS MEMBERS...... £3:00 NON-MEMBERS

New research dishes the dirt on the demise of a civilization

It's the dirt that's resulting in a new look at farming in the Dark Age, scientists report. The village of Nichoria in Messenia was located near the palace of Pylos during the Greek Bronze Age, when Greece was considered a Superpower of the Mediterranean. Show More Summary

Nichoria: New research dishes the dirt on the demise of a Bronze Age civilization

Two researchers are taking a new twist on long-published research about what an ancient civilization did for a living. W. Flint Dibble, a University of Cincinnati doctoral student in the Department of Classics, and Daniel J. Fallu, a...Show More Summary

The Bronze AgeBronze & Gold Lace Nail Art for My Blogiversary

Happy New Year! It’s crazy to think that it’s been eight years since I started All Lacquered Up. Eight years! It was a time when 3-Free was barely a thing. When I discovered a basically unknown brand at a Seattle airport kiosk called butter LONDON. Show More Summary

4,000 year old skeleton was likely a 'warrior chief'

A Bronze Age skeleton found buried in West Sussex with one of the earliest bronze daggers in the UK was probably a high-ranking warrior chief who died in combat, experts have said. James Kenny, site excavator and planning archaeologist...Show More Summary

Egyptian glass beads found in Bronze Age Danish burials

An analysis of blue glass beads found in Bronze Age burials in Denmark has revealed they were made in Egypt and Mesopotamia. It was the color of the beads that first caught the eye of Moesgaard Museum archaeologist Jeanette Varberg. She was looking through stores of ancient artifacts to see if there were any objects [...]

Beads Found In Ancient Danish Graves Match Glass Made For King Tut

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

An analysis of artifacts retrieved from Bronze Age burial sites reveals that Denmark and ancient Egypt traded with one another 3,400 years ago, and possibly practiced similar religious rituals. Read more...

Saxon skeleton among discoveries in Aylesham

A Saxon skeleton, Bronze Age urns and Roman domestic objects were unearthed during a dramatic excavation in Aylesham this week. The Saxon skeleton was unearthed in Aylesham [Credit: Canterbury Times] The discoveries, some of which are...Show More Summary

Norfolk museum acquires Bronze Age dirk used as doorstop

When a farmer turned up a hunk of bent bronze while ploughing a field in East Rudham, Norfolk, 12 years ago, he had no idea he’d found an archaeological treasure. He used the four-pound object as a doorstop for years. In 2013, the object was reviewed by Andrew Rogerson, Senior Historic Environment Officer of Norfolk’s [...]

“Archaeology is a combative science”

Bronze Age Lost Its Cutting Edge Before Climate Crisis Climate change—so often and so recently coupled with the decline of early civilizations in the Near East, the Indus Valley and the Mediterranean—may not have ushered in the collapse of the late Bronze Age after all. A new study suggests that Bronze Age cultures everywhere collapsed not because [...]

Bodies, bodies, everywhere!

21 anyway: Warriors, double burials, grave goods, Bronze Age barrow and Roman floor found in Suffolk A double burial and a “warrior burial” with a large spearhead and dagger were among 21 skeletons found at a Saxon site with a medieval field system, say archaeologists who uncovered the 7th century remains ahead of a property development [...]

Bronze Age Lost Its Cutting Edge Before Climate Crisis

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

By Tim Radford, Climate News Network Archaeologists claim to have unearthed evidence in Ireland that it was the rising power of iron, not climate change, that brought about the collapse of many ancient civilizations.

Rapid Climate Change did not Cause European Bronze Age Population Collapse

Rapid climate change did not cause population collapse at the end of the European Bronze AgeAuthors:Armit et alAbstract:The impact of rapid climate change on contemporary human populations is of global concern. To contextualize our understanding...Show More Summary

The MAC x Prabal Gurung Holiday Collection Is Here

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : SheFinds

It feels like we found out about MAC x Prabal Gurung ages ago and now it's here. The gorgeous collaboration not only features beautiful lippies, bronzing powders and eyeshadows, but it’s surrounded by glamorous gold packaging that’s a treat in itself. Show More Summary

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Bronze Age Razor Unearthed in Siberia Excavations at a 4,000-year-old site in Siberia have revealed a thin bronze plate that could have been used as a shaving implement, reports the Siberian Times. Expedition leader Vyacheslav Molodin of the Siberian Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography says that while his team has provisionally identified the artifact as a [...]

Climate change was not to blame for the collapse of the Bronze Age

From the University of Bradford Scientists will have to find alternative explanations for a huge population collapse in Europe at the end of the Bronze Age as researchers prove definitively that climate change – commonly assumed to be responsible – could not have been the culprit. Archaeologists and environmental scientists from the University of Bradford,…

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