Easter Island’s Moai Enigma Finally Solved? (Ancient Origins 125/15/19)

Van Tilburg and her team, working with geoarchaeologist and soils specialist Sarah Sherwood, believe they have found scientific evidence of that long-hypothesized meaning thanks to careful study of two particular Moai excavated over five years in the Rano Raraku quarry on the eastern side of the Polynesian island.

From nomadic hunter-gatherers to sedentary farmers and ranchers

Changes in the lifestyles of nomadic hunter-gatherers who became sedentary farmers and stockbreeders were decisive for human history. Between 14,000 and 9,000 years ago, hunter-gatherers began to live in sedentary villages. These changes took place, for the first time, in the Middle East, in the current countries of Israel/Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and…

Analyze with “magnifying glass” a Roman domus

The REPAEMI project – Paleoenvironmental and economic reconstruction of Augusta Emerita (Mérida, Badajoz) from the high-resolution geo-archaeological analysis of the domus of the Mitreo, requested by the research team HUM 296-Archaeology classical period and late antiquity in Eastern Andalusia of the Universidad de Granada  in collaboration with the Consorcio de Ciudad Monumental Histórico Artístico de…

Termez in Bactriana (Uzbekistan): Greek colony, centre of Central Asian Buddhism and Islamic city

Integrated deposit in the Silk Road Its strategic location makes Termez a prominent political and economic centre  Study of the city from an archaeological Holistic study of ceramics that is produced and used as an indicator of the passing of the city The fortification of Tchingiz Tepe in Termez The project takes place in the…