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38,000-year-old engravings confirm ancient origins of technique used by Seurat, Van Gogh

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A newly discovered trove of 16 engraved and otherwise modified limestone blocks, created 38,000 years ago, confirms the ancient origins of the pointillist techniques later
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MOLA excavations at Crossrail Farringdon site reveal secrets of Tudor Life

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Excavations carried out by MOLA at the Crossrail site at Farringdon have revealed fascinating insights into daily life in Tudor London in recently published findings.
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Radiocarbon dating and DNA show ancient Puebloan leadership in the maternal line

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Discovering who was a leader, or even if leaders existed, from the ruins of archaeological sites is difficult, but now a team of archaeologists and
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‘Brutally murdered’ Pictish man brought back to life by CAHID team

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Researchers from the University of Dundee’s Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) have reconstructed the face of a Pictish man they showed to have
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Sharpening our knowledge of prehistory on East Africa’s bone harpoons

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A project exploring the role of East Africa in the evolution of modern humans has amassed the largest and most diverse collection of prehistoric bone
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Digging deeper: using new archaeological techniques to uncover more about our past

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Bournemouth University researchers are using new archaeological techniques and technologies to learn more about an iconic Islamic palace in Southern Spain.
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Space Archaeologist Dr. Sarah Parcak Launches Her TED Prize Wish: GlobalXplorer

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Dr. Sarah Parcak, a space archaeologist has officially launched the GlobalXplorer: a citizen science and archaeology platform that’s enlisting people around the world to discover
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Relief road provides glimpse into past Roman and Iron Age communities, settlements and landscapes in the area.

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Preliminary works for a relief road in Lincolnshire have provided a fascinating glimpse into past Roman and Iron Age communities, settlements and landscapes in the
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Broken pebbles offer clues to Paleolithic funeral rituals

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Humans may have ritualistically "killed" objects to remove their symbolic power, some 5,000 years earlier than previously thought, a new international study of marine pebble
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Roman house with ornate mosaic and hypocaust discovered in Leicester

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Archaeologists have uncovered a fantastic Roman mosaic and evidence of good living over 1,500 years ago in Leicester city centre in a home with underfloor
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Climate change drove population decline in New World before Europeans arrived

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What caused the rapid disappearance of a vibrant Native American agrarian culture that lived in urban settlements from the Ohio River Valley to the Mississippi
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The ancient Indus civilization’s adaptation to climate change

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With climate change in our own era becoming increasingly evident, it's natural to wonder how our ancestors may have dealt with similar environmental circumstances.
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Ancient figures reveal trading routes of prehistoric African civilisation

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Researchers from The University of Manchester have completed the very first biological analysis of ancient terracotta figurines found in Ghana, which were created by an
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ASU scientist finds advanced geometry no secret to prehistoric architects in US Southwest

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Imagine you are about to plan and construct a building that involves several complicated geometrical shapes, but you aren't allowed to write down any numbers
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Archaeologists uncover new clues to Maya collapse

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Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed a high-precision chronology that sheds new light on