A South African cave has revealed 14 new fossils for palaeoanthropological analysis which are discussed by Pickering et al (2012) published in the Journal of Human Evolution.
Daily Archives: June 6, 2012
A Spectacular 2,000 Year Old Gold and Silver Hoard was uncovered in an Archaeological Excavation by the Israel Antiquities Authority Conducted in the Qiryat Gat Region.
The reconstruction of 27 complete human limb bones found in Atapuerca (Burgos, Spain) has helped to determine the height of various species of the Pleistocene era. Homo heilderbergensis, like Neanderthals, were similar in height to the current population of the Mediterranean.
Research team’s results mark the successful completion of the first light detection and ranging survey of Honduras’ Mosquitia region, one of the world’s least-explored virgin rainforests
A new study puts some finishing touches on the 2,300-year history of the beak-like weapon that an ancient warship used to ram enemy ships in the First Punic War, the conflict between ancient Rome and Carthage.
Archaeologists in the eastern Mediterranean region have been unearthing spherical jugs, used by the ancients for storing and trading oil, wine, and other valuable commodities.
The Antikythera mechanism was designed to predict movements of the sun, moon and planets. Why isn’t it better known?