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

Posts Tagged "ancient" By Druvius (36) Posts by members only

Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
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Posted by JoeB
Dating efforts suggest Cerne Abbas Giant is Anglo Saxon in origin. Generations have speculated about the age and meaning of the club-brandishing giant hewn into a hillside in Dorset, England. Was he a depiction of the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by JoeB
Untouched Chamber Tomb discovered in County Kerry, Ireland. Construction workers working on a land improvement project on a farm in Ireland have uncovered a previously untouched ancient tomb. The tomb was exposed when a...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by JoeB
United States returns seized archaeological artefacts to Afghanistan. The United States government has formerly handed over a collection of ancient artefacts seized from a New York art dealer to the government of ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by JoeB
United States returns seized archaeological artefacts to Afghanistan. The United States government has formerly handed over a collection of ancient artefacts seized from a New York art dealer to the government of ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 3Mar 3

Posted by JoeB
Looking for evidence of a Martian origin of life. An origin of Earth life on Mars would resolve significant inconsistencies between the inferred history of life and Earth’s geologic history. Life as we know it ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 28Feb 28

Posted by JoeB
Four-wheeled ceremonial chariot unearthed in an area of Pompeii targetted by looters. The Archaeological Park of Pompeii and the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Torre Annunziata have released a press statement ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by Triphid
Thought you may like to 'feast' your eyes upon a few more ancient residents of the regions in and around Australia. First, moving clockwise from top to bottom, is the Dromornis, ancient Ancestor of the Emu, stood about 3 metres tall, Second, the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 16Feb 16

Posted by Triphid
Just a couple of Ancient Aussies for you to 'sink' your teeth in to here. From the far left, A Marsupial Lion ( Thylacoleo Carnifex) hunting a meal, Top right, A comparison of the Diprotodon ( Giant Wombat) with a 6' foot man, Bottom right, Artists ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 29Jan 29

Posted by AnonySchmoose
LINKStunning eagle sculpture uncovered at sacred Aztec temple in Mexico | Live Science
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 17Jan 17

Posted by Theresa_N
50 ancient coffins found in Egypt:
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 17Jan 17

Posted by AnonySchmoose
"Ancient DNA Shows Humans Settled Caribbean in 2 Distinct Waves." "Millions of people living on the islands today inherited genes from the people who made them home before Europeans arrived ... The genes of the oldest ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 27, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Using X-ray computed tomographic reconstruction to understand the Dřevíč Lead Amulet. Various magical items and practices have been used for protection from potential misfortune since time immemorial. Diseases, ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 24, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Looking for the origin of the Eukaryotes. The Eukaryotic cell is strikingly distinct from its much simpler Prokaryote relatives, possessing not only a nucleus, but also a complex cytoskeleton, a sophisticated ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Glassmaking in early Umayyad Spain. The processes of innovation and transfer of skills are fundamental concerns in the study of past technologies. The advent of ancient technologies and the adoption of new ones are ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 6, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Investigating tides as an environmental driver during the Fish-Tetrapod transition. Only once in Earth’s history did vertebrates make the transition from an aquatic to terrestrial environment; trackway evidence ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 2, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Understanding the rural landscape around the ancient city of Petra. The ancient city of Petra is rightly known for its long-distance trade connections and spectacular funerary architecture, but its inhabitants’ ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 1, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Dating the earliest Myriapods. Understanding how organisms colonised the land, is crucial to clarify extant biodiversity and biological adaptation. But, evaluating the rate and pattern of land colonisation requires ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 18, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Amzungu
LINKScientists Find Out Why the Terracotta Army's Weapons Were So Well Preserved
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Shared from Academic (e.g., Science)
Nov 7, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Druvius
9,000 year old female hunter's burial upsets (stupid) assumptions about gender roles in ancient societies:
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 27, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by sunhatpat
LINKAnother article to provoke thought. As someone who has spent countless hours reading, writing and thinking about ancient humans and the development of patriarchal structures, I found this article fascinating and insightful. It's a longish read, but ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 24, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Exploring the relationship between Litopterns and Perissodactyls The Mammalian group Litopterna was coined by Florentino Ameghino in 1889, as a Suborder of the Perissodactyla, with the aim to include the aberrant ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 18, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by BirdMan1
Ancient control of fire?
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 2, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by EyesThatSmile
Anyone else fascinated by the study of DNA in archaeology and ancient history?
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Aug 14, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by t1nick
Reconstructing global climate through Earth's history 12 hours ago Syracuse University A key component when forecasting what the Earth's climate might look like in the future is the ability to draw on accurate temperature records of the past. By ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Aug 14, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by t1nick
Ancient Genomes Suggest the Real Reason Woolly Rhinos Went Extinct By Cell Press on Aug 13, 2020 The extinction of prehistoric megafauna like the woolly mammoth, cave lion, and woolly rhinoceros at the end of the last ice age has often been ...
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Posted by JoeBDurnonovariaodus maiseyi: A new species of Hybodont Shark from the Upper Jurassic Kimmeridge Clay Formation of Dorset, England.

Posted by JoeBDating efforts suggest Cerne Abbas Giant is Anglo Saxon in origin.

Posted by AmmaRE007The Indigenous Paleolithic of the Western Hemisphere [amazon.

Posted by JoeBUntouched Chamber Tomb discovered in County Kerry, Ireland.

Posted by JoeBGerman museums agree to return Benin Bronzes to Nigeria.

Posted by JoeBUnited States returns seized archaeological artefacts to Afghanistan.

Posted by JoeBLost capital of Amenhotep III discovered.

Posted by JoeBAnimal remains from the Parknabinnia Neolithic court tomb in County Clare, Ireland.

Posted by JoeBEarly Christian Era buildings uncovered in Egypt.

Posted by JoeBIngredients for life found in 3.

Posted by JoeBLooking for evidence of a Martian origin of life.

Posted by JoeBFour-wheeled ceremonial chariot unearthed in an area of Pompeii targetted by looters.

Posted by TriphidAND, for those who DO NO like snakes, try not to LOOK.

Posted by TriphidAND, for those who DO NO like snakes, try not to LOOK.

Posted by TriphidAND, for those who DO NO like snakes, try not to LOOK.

Posted by TriphidThought you may like to 'feast' your eyes upon a few more ancient residents of the regions in and around Australia.

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