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A for people who are interested in paleontology, archeology, and anthropology. Pseudoscience, ancient aliens, etc. discouraged.

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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
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Posted by Charlene
This is an awesome read. I find the discovery of megalithic structures most intriguing at such an early inhabited site..
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
1 month ago1m

Posted by Buttercup
Stefan Milo, not many credentials but very engaging and knowledgeable. Well versed in hominid evolution. Music is universal amongst humans but the utility isn't clear.
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 30Jun 30

Posted by MizJ
LINKHercules
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 6May 6

Posted by Mooolah
LINKA woman bought a sculpture at Goodwill for $34.99. It actually was a missing ancient Roman bust.
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 6May 6

Posted by JoeB
Kite-like structures in the western Sahara Desert. Since 2010 numerous 'kite-like structures' have been discovered in the Middle East, and more recently the Libyan Sahara. These are prehistoric megastructures, ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 4May 4

Posted by Triphid
An Aussie Indigenous Message Stick.
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 4May 4

Posted by Triphid
Indigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old. The nearest display in situ to my home is Muttawingee National Park, I have been there a number of times and the art there is spectacular to say the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 4May 4

Posted by skado
Discovering ancient cave art using 3D photogrammetry: pre-contact Native American mud glyphs from 19th Unnamed Cave, Alabama Read article at this link: If the following video is not available here, there’s a link to it in the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Apr 21Apr 21

Posted by JoeB
Dortoka vremiri: A new species of Dortokid Turtle from the Late Cretaceous of the Hațeg Basin, Romania. The Cretaceous deposits of the Hațeg Basin of Romania are noted for the production of a rich diversity of endemic...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Apr 8Apr 8

Posted by JoeB
The Cabeço da Amoreira burial: An Early Modern Era West African buried in a Mesolithic shell midden in Portugal. The Tagus and Sado valleys of central Portugal contain numerous shell middens, dating back to the Late ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Apr 5Apr 5

Posted by JoeB
Covidifructus multicarpellatus: A multicarpellate fruit from the Late Cretaceous of South Bohemia. The earliest Flowering Plants are thought likely to have produced flowers with several carpels (ovule-bearing female ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 29Mar 29

Posted by yvilletom
A Search on kinds of anthropology gets There are four types of anthropology: cultural anthropology, archaeology, physical (biological) anthropology, and linguistic anthropology. These four types allow anthropologists to study the total variety ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 29Mar 29

Posted by JoeB
Musivavis amabilis: A new species of Enantiornithine Bird from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota of northeastern China. The Enantiornithines are the most diverse group of Cretaceous Birds known, with more than 50 ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 21Mar 21

Posted by MizJ
LINKIn Peru, skull of 'marine monster' points to fearsome ancient predator | Reuters
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 21Mar 21

Posted by JoeB
Torosaurus in Canada. The Ceratopsids, an iconic group of Dinosaurs which were an important part of the faunas of Late Cretaceous North America and Asia, were large, quapruped herbivores with distinctive neck frills and...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 19Mar 19

Posted by JoeB
Stone tools from the Borselan Rock Shelter, in the Binalud Mountains of northeastern Iran. The mountain ranges of the northeastern Iranian Plateau have an abundant supply of water and mineral resources, and are believed...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 12Mar 12

Posted by JoeB
Dating the Lantian Biota. Fossils from the Ediacaran Period record a remarkable transition from a world in which there were almost no multicellular organisms to one in which such organisms dominated almost all marine ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 5Mar 5

Posted by JoeB
Bashanosaurus primitivus: A new species of Stegosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Chongqing Municipality, China. The Stegosaurs were a distinctive group of Ornithischian Dinosaurs whose fossils are known from the Middle ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 4Mar 4

Posted by NoSheep
LINKFossil from China may be the world’s oldest stegosaur • Earth.com
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 2Mar 2

Posted by JoeB
Determining the time of year when the Chicxulub Impactor fell. The end-Cretaceous extinction event wiped out 76% of known species on Earth, but was strangely selective in the way it did so. The non-Avian Dinosaurs were ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 26Feb 26

Posted by JoeB
São Tomé and Príncipe: Possibly the last country on Earth never to have been visited by a working archaeologist. Small oceanic islands have become sites of great interest to archaeologists in recent years, presenting...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 15Feb 15

Posted by JoeB
Mambawakale ruhuhu: A new species of Pseudosuchian Archosaur from the Middle Triassic Manda Beds of Tanzania. The Archosaurs, the group which includes modern Birds and Crocodiles, as well as the extinct non-Avian ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 12Feb 12

Posted by JoeB
Hydrodamalis gigas: Applying genomics to the extinct Steller’s Sea Cow. The Steller’s Sea Cow, Hydrodamalis gigas, was first described by German naturalist and explorer Georg Wilhelm Steller in 1741, and became ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 29Jan 29

Posted by JoeB
An Aphidlion preserved in Baltic Amber along with several Aphids. The term 'Aphidlion' refers to the larvae of some Neuropteran Insects (Lacewings) which are specialised for hunting Aphids. They are related to Antlions,...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 19Jan 19

Posted by JoeB
Analysing silver from Phoenician hoards. From about 4000 BC onwards the use of silver became widespread in the ancient world. This was obtained by smelting lead-ores in a furnace, and then cupellatiting (oxidising) the ...
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Posted by JoeBKite-like structures in the western Sahara Desert.

Posted by TriphidAn Aussie Indigenous Message Stick.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by JoeBDortoka vremiri: A new species of Dortokid Turtle from the Late Cretaceous of the Hațeg Basin, Romania.

Posted by JoeBThe Cabeço da Amoreira burial: An Early Modern Era West African buried in a Mesolithic shell midden in Portugal.

Posted by JoeBMusivavis amabilis: A new species of Enantiornithine Bird from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota of northeastern China.

Posted by JoeBTorosaurus in Canada.

Posted by JoeBStone tools from the Borselan Rock Shelter, in the Binalud Mountains of northeastern Iran.

Posted by JoeBDating the Lantian Biota.

Posted by JoeBBashanosaurus primitivus: A new species of Stegosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Chongqing Municipality, China.

Posted by JoeBDetermining the time of year when the Chicxulub Impactor fell.

Posted by JoeBSão Tomé and Príncipe: Possibly the last country on Earth never to have been visited by a working archaeologist.

Posted by JoeBMambawakale ruhuhu: A new species of Pseudosuchian Archosaur from the Middle Triassic Manda Beds of Tanzania.

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