Neolithic Age: Prehistoric Complex Including Two 6,000-year-old Tombs Discovered In Britain

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A prehistoric complex including two 6,000-year-old tombs representing some of the earliest monuments built in Britain has been discovered by archaeologists. The researchers found the previously undiscovered Neolithic tombs, also known as long barrows, at a site at Damerham, Hampshire. – Please Ream More..

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Mystery Of Horse Domestication Solved?

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Wild horses were domesticated in the Ponto-Caspian steppe region (today Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Romania) in the 3rd millennium B.C. Despite the pivotal role horses have played in the history of human societies, the process of their domestication is not well understood. In a new study, scientists have unraveled the mystery of the domestication of the horse. – Please Ream More..

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Temporal Relationships Established Within Archaeological Complexes

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A researcher has developed a solution that makes it possible to establish the temporal relationships between artefacts within archaeological complexes. He has linked the lifestyle and behavior of the Neanderthals of the Mid Palaeolithic with archaeological remains deposited over the period. This is the best way of understanding the history of stones. – Please Ream More..

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Origins Of Maya Blue In Mexico

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The ancient Maya civilization used a rare type of clay called “palygorskite” to produce Maya blue. Combining structural, morphological and geochemical methods, researchers have defined the features of palygorskite clay on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. These findings will make it possible to ascertain the origin of the materials used to produce this pigment, which survives both time and chemical and environmental elements. – Please Ream More..

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Largest-to-date Genetic Snapshot Of Iceland 1,000 Years Ago Completed

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Scientists at deCODE genetics have completed the largest study of ancient DNA from a single population ever undertaken. Analyzing mitochondrial DNA, which is passed from mother to offspring, from 68 skeletal remains, the study provides a detailed look at how a contemporary population differs from that of its ancestors. – Please Ream More..

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Archaeologists Discover Temple That Sheds Light On So-called Dark Age

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The discovery of a remarkably well-preserved monumental temple in Turkey — thought to be constructed during the time of King Solomon in the 10th/9th-centuries BCE — sheds light on the so-called Dark Age. – Please Ream More..

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