2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe 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.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZMonumental architecture refers to large man-made structures of stone or earth, made by the people and for the people beginning about 12,000 years ago.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZMesopotamia is an ancient civilization that took up pretty much everything that today is modern Iraq, a triangular patch wedged between the Tigris River, the Zagros Mountains, and the Lesser Zab River.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe Solutrean-Clovis connection suggests that at least some of the first people in North America were direct descendants of European Solutreans.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZWhat we today think of as the science of archaeology has its roots in religion and treasure hunting, born out of centuries of curiosity about the past.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZMegalithic structures are immense collections of stone, earth and wood, some of which were built during the Neolithic and Bronze Age periods of Europe.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThis page describes the archaeology of Peru, with a brief introduction to Precolumbian Peru and the ancient Andes
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe Pacific Coast Migration Model is a theory concerning the original colonization of the Americas that proposes that people entering the continents followed the Pacific coastline
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe site of 'Ain Ghazal is an early Neolithic village site located along the banks of the Zarqa River near Amman, Jordan.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZJade was probably the most precious stone for ancient Mesoamerican people, and Olmec, Maya and Aztec lapidary artisans became masters in carving it...
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe Anzick site is a human burial from the Clovis period in the American northwest, dated approximately 12,800 years ago.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe macuahuitl was an offensive weapon used by the Aztecs in combat. Europeans called it the Aztec sword, but it was neither curved nor made of metal.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe Natufian culture is the name given to the sedentary hunter-gatherers living in the Levant region of the near east ~2,500 and 10,200 years ago.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe archaeological site of Saint-Cesaire has Middle and Upper Paleolithic occupations that are associated with Neanderthals.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe Chatelperronian period ca 40,000-33,000 years ago, is usually associated with Neanderthals, and bears evidence of some kind of interaction with African newcomers to Europe.
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2017-01-21T11:01:25ZAbu Hureyra is the ruins of an ancient settlement, located on the south side of the Euphrates valley of northern Syria, where the earliest evidence of cultivated plants has been identified, some 11,000 radiocarbon years before the present.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZMehrgarh is a Neolithic and Chalcolithic (7000-3200 BC) site in Pakistan and one of the earliest sites with evidence for farming in south Asia.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZHilly Flanks is a geographic term describing a specific set of environmental conditions, and in archaeology it refers to a theory about the origins of agriculture
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZLandscape archaeology studies the way people of the past shaped the land around them, consciously or unconsciously.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZA guided tour to the cities of the Silk Road
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe dust veil of AD 536 was a period of a year to 18 months when the world experienced some kind of calamity, based on historic and tree ring records.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe Predynastic period in Egypt is the name archaeologists have given to the three millennia before the emergence of the first unified Egyptian state society.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZThe 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.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZSheep (Ovis aries) are among the earliest animals ever domesticated, developed and descended from the wild mouflon more than 10,000 years ago.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZHow do ancient cities become buried? Archaeologists working in modern and ancient cities face the same problems with layers and layers of occupation debris stacked up over the centuries.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZLearn more about the Homininae subfamily, including Hominini (humans and their ancestors), Panini (chimps), and Gorillini (gorillas).
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZSeriation is the first scientific dating method, invented by archaeologists in the 19th century long before radiocarbon, and still practiced today.
2017-01-21T11:01:25ZSince at least the 1930s, the Ice Free Corridor hypothesis has been an accepted human colonization route for the American continents.