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Secrets of the paleo diet: Discovery reveals plant-based menu of prehistoric man

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A tiny grape pip (scale 1mm), left on the ground some 780,000 years ago, is one of more than 9,000 remains of edible plants discovered
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Neolithic Syrians were first to domesticate cereals

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11,000 years ago, a Syrian community began a practice which would change man's relationship with his surroundings forever: the initiation of cereal domestication and, with
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Prehistoric plant remains highlight diverse origins of cereal domestication

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A study from the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU) and the University of Copenhagen shows that the process of cultivation and domestication of cereals
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Researchers may have found first polluted river from before Bronze Age

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Industrial pollution may seem like a modern phenomenon, but in fact, an international team of researchers may have discovered what could be the world's first
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Mummified remains identified as Egyptian Queen Nefertari

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A team of international archaeologists believe a pair of mummified legs on display in an Italian museum may belong to Egyptian Queen Nefertari – the
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Bitumen from Middle East discovered in 7th century buried ship in UK

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Middle Eastern Bitumen, a rare, tar-like material, is present in the seventh century ship buried at Sutton Hoo, according to a study by Pauline Burger
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Ice Age hunters destroyed forests throughout Europe

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Large-scale forest fires started by prehistoric hunter-gatherers are probably the reason why Europe is not more densely forested. This is the finding of an international
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Analysis of Iron Age ceramics suggests complex pattern of Eastern Mediterranean trade

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Cypriot-style pottery may have been locally produced as well as imported and traded in Turkey during the Iron Age, according to a study published November
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UMass Boston Researchers Find Evidence of Original 1620 Plymouth Settlement

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Three hundred and ninety-five years after Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts, researchers from UMass Boston’s Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research
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Black Death ‘Plague Pit’ discovered at 14th-century monastery hospital

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A mass burial of bodies, known to be victims of the Black Death, has been discovered at the site of a 14th-century monastery hospital at
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Exquisite Middle Bronze Age pottery vessel discovered in Israel

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A small extraordinary jug from the Middle Bronze Age was revealed with the assistance of pupils in the Land of Israel and Archaeology matriculation stream
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Archaeological team making new discoveries that rewrite Stonehenge landscape

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Archaeologists working near the Stonehenge World Heritage Site have discovered important new sites that rewrite the Stonehenge landscape. Some sites predate the construction of Stonehenge
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Australia’s oldest ornament found in kimberley region

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Australia's oldest-known piece of Indigenous jewellery has been unearthed in the Kimberley region of northern Australia by archaeologists at The Australian National University (ANU).
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Archaeological excavation unearths evidence of turkey domestication 1,500 years ago

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Archaeologists have unearthed a clutch of domesticated turkey eggs used as a ritual offering 1,500 years ago in Oaxaca, Mexico -- some of the earliest
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Rice farming in India much older than thought, used as ‘summer crop’ by Indus civilization

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Latest research on archaeological sites of the ancient Indus Civilisation, which stretched across what is now Pakistan and northwest India during the Bronze Age, has
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Why there’s so much backlash to the theory that Greek art inspired China’s Terracotta Army

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Archaeological discoveries in China rarely get noticed. Recently, though, mitochondrial DNA tests conducted on human remains from Xinjiang, China’s westernmost province, got the attention of
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Possible foremost pyramid of Kukulkan discovered at Mayan site in Chichen Itza

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Evidence for the foremost structure, built underneath the later two construction phases of the pyramid of Kukulkan has been discovered by researchers at Chichen Itza.
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Anglo-Saxon cemetery discovered in Norfolk

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Archaeologists from MOLA have uncovered an important Anglo-Saxon cemetery in an excavation funded by Historic England in advance of a conservation and fishing lake and
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Archaeologists study earliest recorded human burial site in Ireland

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Archaeologists have shed new light on the belief systems of early Mesolithic hunter-gatherers after analysing cremated remains and artefacts given as grave offerings from the