- Like Stonehenge? Brits May Have To Thank The French
By Charles Choi, Inside Science – New research suggests that megaliths-- monuments such as Stonehenge created from large rocks during the Stone and Copper Ages in Europe-- owe their origins to a mysterious culture from northwest France with advanced seafar ...
Article - Inside Science - Feb 19 2019 - 12:24pm
- Ancestors Of Humans Recycled Flint Tools For These Very Specific Purposes
Ancestors of modern humans "recycled" broken flint tools 400,000 years ago in order to create small, sharp utensils with specific functions in the processing of animal products and plant materials. The results were found in digs at Qesem Cave, lo ...
Article - News Staff - May 29 2019 - 11:06am
- Ancient Archipelago: Haadala Gwaii-ai
A wreck with tales to tell at Naikoon in Haida Gwaii. The islands have gone by many names. To the people who call the islands home, Haida Gwaii means “island of the people,” it is a shortened version of an earlier name, Haadala Gwaii-ai, or “taken out of ...
Article - Heidi Henderson - Jul 16 2019 - 12:17pm
- First Nation Middens: History In The Bones
Many First Nations sites were inhabited continually for centuries. These sites were both home, providing continuity and community and also formed a spiritual connection to the landscape. The day to day activities of each of these communities would much li ...
Article - Heidi Henderson - Jul 20 2019 - 9:38am
- Mount Zion Archaeological Evidence Confirms First Crusade Attack
In 637, a few years after the founder of Islam, Muhammad, died, one of his military commanders completed the Arab conquest of Jerusalem, prior to that a holy city for Jews and Christians. It was over 400 years before Christians were able to take it back. ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 23 2019 - 12:01pm
- Nordic Bronze Age Metallurgy: Metal Trading Networks Of The Late Neolithic To The First Bronze Age
Article - Heidi Henderson - Jul 24 2019 - 6:10pm
- Archeologists Uncover The Church Of The Apostles
While traveling around the Sea of Galilee, visiting Tiberias, Magdala, Capernaum and Kursia in 725 A.D., a Bavarian bishop named Willibald passed through a place called Bethsaida where he saw a church built over the house of the Apostles Peter and Andrew, ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 30 2019 - 5:06pm
- Australopithecus Africanus
Two views of a natural endocranial cast articulated with a fragmentary skull of Australopithecus africanus, an early hominid living between 2-3 million years ago in the late Pliocene and into the early Pleistocene-- and the first pre-human to be discover ...
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Aug 3 2019 - 1:29am
- Humans Adapt: During The Last Ice Age, Ethiopians Lived On Rats In Thin Mountain Air
It's a mystery why humans would go to a place even colder during an ice age, and live on giant rats. Yet they did. Most people don't associate Africa with mountain living today, but Ethiopians moved to the Bale Mountains during the Palaeolithic p ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 9 2019 - 9:34am
- Archaeological Findings On Babylonian Conquest Of Jerusalem
An archaeological excavation on Mount Zion in Jerusalem has found clear evidence of the Babylonian conquest from 587/586 B.C. The discovery is of a deposit including layers of ash, arrowheads dating from the period, as well as Iron Age potsherds, lamps an ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 19 2019 - 10:11am