The rest is shared with ancient human relatives such as Neanderthals
A near-complete Anglo-Saxon cave house, that is believed to date from the early ninth century and could have been home to a king, has been identified
An archaeological study reveals new aspects related to plant processing in a Neolithic settlement in Turkey (EurekAlert 13/07/21)
Researchers have discovered at the site of Çatalhöyük (Anatolia, Turkey) a wide variety of hitherto unknown wild resources
An interdisciplinary team of researchers, led by the Universities of Cambridge and Tübingen, has gathered measurements of body and brain size for over 300 fossils from the genus Homo found across the globe
Institute of History, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.
Location: Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.
Description: The transition from Olduvayan to Acheulean and its relationship to the evolution of Homo habilis to Homo erectus is one of the most debated topics in modern Paleoanthropology.
The design may be simple, but a chevron pattern etched onto a deer bone more than 50,000 years ago suggests that Neanderthals had their own artistic tradition before modern humans arrived on the scene
Scientists reconstruct Mediterranean silver trade, from Trojan War to Roman Republic (EurekAlert 04/07/21)
Scientists have reconstructed the Eastern Mediterranean silver trade, over a period including the traditional dates of the Trojan War, the founding of Rome, and the destruction of Solomon’s Temple in Jerusalem
Lunch Break Science is a weekly online series featuring short lectures or interviews with Leakey Foundation scientists Lunch Break Science #30| Habiba Chirchir Meet Leakey Foundation grantee Habiba Chirchir and learn what changes in the skeletal anatomy of our ancestors tell us about their behavior. This episode of Lunch Break Science was recorded live on…
The Turkish government has just announced a major archaeological discovery that could have a serious impact on the study of Neolithic Era culture in the region
Archaeologists from the University of Turku, in collaboration with the Finnish Heritage Agency, and researchers from the University of Helsinki have uncovered a stone age wooden “staff” shaped like a serpent
The oldest strain of Yersinia pestis—the bacteria behind the plague that caused the Black Death, which may have killed as much as half of Europe’s population in the 1300s—has been found in the remains of a 5,000-year-old hunter-gatherer
A team of researchers from the University of Göttingen researched this by investigating the dissemination of weight systems throughout Western Eurasia