Archaeological excavations have provided the first substantiation that a farmland estate in Sicily boasts a history which reaches back over a thousand years. Numerous finds demonstrate the continuous use of the land complex as a nexus of settlement and economic and religious life between the 5th and 16th century.
Daily Archives: June 1, 2012
Puritjarra, a large rockshelter located at the heart of arid Australia, acquires its significance to the archaeological record by evidence of a distinctive occupational period, containing evidence of variations in climate from the Pleistocene to the Holocene (Smith, et al., 1997; Smith, et al., 2001).
The discovery of a mummified Korean child with relatively preserved organs enabled an Israeli-South Korean scientific team to conduct a genetic analysis on a liver biopsy which revealed a unique hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotype C2 sequence common in Southeast Asia.