Tag : Archaeologica

European hunter-gatherers acquired domesticated pigs from nearby farmers as early as 4600BC.

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The international team of scientists, including researchers at Durham and Aberdeen universities, showed there was interaction between the hunter-gatherer and farming communities and a 'sharing'

Earliest known iron artefacts come from outer space

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Researchers have shown that ancient Egyptian iron beads held at the UCL Petrie Museum were hammered from pieces of meteorites, rather than iron ore. The

Handaxe design reveals distinct Neanderthal cultures

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A study by a postgraduate researcher at the University of Southampton has found that Neanderthals were more culturally complex than previously acknowledged. Two cultural traditions