- Prehistoric Hunting Camps Found- Underneath Lake Huron
More than 100 feet deep in Lake Huron, on a wide stoney ridge that 9,000 years ago was a land bridge, University of Michigan researchers have found the first archeological evidence of human activity preserved beneath the Great Lakes. The researchers locate ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 8 2009 - 9:06pm
- Underground Cave From 1 AD Revealed In Israel
The largest artificial underground cav in Israel has been exposed in the Jordan Valley in the course of a survey carried out by the University of Haifa's Department of Archaeology. Prof. Adam Zertal, who headed the excavating team, reckons that this c ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 22 2009 - 9:42am
- The Obsidian Trail Of Human Migration To The Kuril Islands
Archaeologists have used stone tools to answer many questions about human ancestors in both the distant and near past and now they are analyzing the origin of obsidian flakes to better understand how people settled and interacted in the inhospitable Kuril ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 26 2009 - 2:01am
- State System- Transcription Tool Speeds Recovery Of Ancient Documents
Unless the writing is completely legible and usually modern, even advanced Optical Character Recognition (OCR) systems give rise to transcription problems and provide results with many errors that need to be edited afterwards, a time-consuming process. The ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 17 2009 - 9:13pm
- Stone-age map- or knife-sharpener?
This link http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/culture/christopherhowse/100002162/stone-age-map-or-knife-sharpener/ shows an interesting piece of stone age ware from Northern Spain that has been investigated by the University of Zaragoza. Even to my beady Hedgeho ...
Blog Post - Erinaceus Europaeus - Aug 7 2009 - 11:53am
- Coins From Bar-Kokhba Revolt Against Romans Found In Israel
The Bar-Kokhba revolt of the Jews against the Romans was the third and last, establishing a new Jewish state for two years before the Romans crushed it. Along with a massacre in approximately 136 AD, the Romans renamed the region Syria Palaestina out of ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 9 2009 - 10:48am
- Archaeologists Discover Fibers Used By Humans 34,000 Years Ago
A group of archaeologists and paleobiologists say they have discovered flax fibers in a cave in the Republic of Georgia that are more than 34,000 years old, making them the oldest fibers known to have been used by humans. The flax, which would have been co ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 10 2009 - 3:19pm
- King Nestor- Argonaut And Trojan War Hero's Palace Discovered In Greece
Michael Cosmopoulos was raised in Athens but has been in St. Louis since 2001. Yet his heart and his science never left Greece. Since 1999, he has been working at a site in Pylos and he recently came across a real-life palace dating back to the time of ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 10 2009 - 11:57pm
- Tiny Ancient Gemstone With Alexander The Great Portrait Unearthed In Israel
There's been a surprising archaeological discovery at Tel Dor in Israel, a place that was only on the periphery of the Hellenistic world; a gemstone engraved with a portrait of Alexander the Great. Alexander was probably the first Greek to commission ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 8 2010 - 6:57pm
- The Mystery Of The Caistor Skeleton
The buried town of Venta Icenorum at Caistor St Edmund in Norfolk is one of the most important, though least understood, Roman sites in Britain. Caistor lies in the former territory of the Iceni, the tribe of Boudica Celts who famously rebelled against Rom ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 15 2009 - 2:44pm