2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe Denisovans are a recently discovered human species, who lived (at least) in what is today Siberia and colonized the southeast Asian islands and China.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZPublic archaeology is the presentation of archaeological data to the public--but it is fraught with ethical considerations that make it a difficult and problematic study.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZChaac was the Mayan god of rain, storms, water and lightning. Masks of the god's face called Chaac Masks are carved on many Maya temples.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZViking raids were a characteristic of the Scandinavian early medieval pirates called the Vikings, particularly during the first 50 years of the Viking Age (~793-850)
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe Multiregional Hypothesis argues that our earliest hominid ancestors radiated out from Africa and Homo sapiens evolved from several different groups of Homo erectus in several places throughout the world.
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2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe Rosetta stone is a block of dark granite found in Egypt in 1799, that literally transformed modern understanding of 3,000 years of Egyptian history.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe Linearbandkeramik Culture (LBK) is the name given by German archaeologist F. Klopfleisch in 1884 to the first true farming communities in central Europe.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZA guide to the Olmec civilization, including timelines, important sites, important facts, subsistence and settlement, burning issues, and a bibliography
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZEleven thousand years ago, a small lake near Clovis, New Mexico, was populated with extinct forms of elephant, wolf, bison, and horse, and the people who hunted them.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZAnthropologists have many interests, traditionally defined in four fields: biological and cultural anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics. Here's a definition of this crucial concept provided by Michael Scullin.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe Funnel Beaker Culture, called TRB for the abbreviation of its German name (Tricherrandbecher), is a subset of the Beaker culture.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe modern donkey (Equus asinus) was bred from the wild African ass (E. africanus spp) in northeastern Africa during the predynastic period of Egypt, about 6,000 years ago.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe Iceman is the name of a 5,300-year-old human body discovered high in the Swiss/Italian Alps in 1991.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZDeposits in the Sima de los Huesos site in Spain contain 28 hominid individuals, who together represent evidence of human speciation.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZArchaeological excavations in Newfoundland, Canada, reveal evidence of a failed Viking colony on the Atlantic shore of the American continent.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZKhotan in the Xingjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China, , anciently known as Yutien was an important stop on the Silk Road.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe Aztec rain god, Tlaloc, was one of the most important in the Aztec pantheon, and distantly related to rain gods of other Mesoamerican cultures.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZA timeline of the history of alcohol, when it was first developed and how it expanded into one of the most important social elements of modern culture.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe common bean's colorful past includes two domestication events: one in the Andes mountains of South America, and one in central Mexico.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZMayahuel is the name of the Aztec goddess of maguey, the agave plant from which pulque and mezcal are produced.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe site of Hisarlik in Turkey, is the probable location of Troy, a principal setting in the Greek poet Homer's great masterpiece, The Iliad.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe Out of Africa or African Replacement Hypothesis argues that every living human being is descended from a small group in Africa.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZThe mechanism of domestication is an evolutionary one, and very slow; archaeological evidence for domestication of a particular animal is subtle.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZOver the 250 years of the period called the Viking Age, the economics of the people known as the Vikings changed and adapted, and sometimes failed.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZGreat Zimbabwe is an important African Iron Age site and the capital of the Zimbabwe kingdom between the 10th and 15th centuries AD.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZAbout 5,000 years ago, Harappa was one of a handful of capitals of the Indus Civilization located on the bank of the Ravi River in Punjab, Pakistan.
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZArchaeology has many subfields--including both ways of thinking about archaeology and ways of studying archaeology
2017-02-28T11:01:13ZPueblo Bonito, or beautiful town, is the most famous of all the Anasazi Great Houses in the Ancestral Pueblo region of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.