Archaeology News: Page 2

This is page 2 of the archaeology and anthropology news archives.

Scientists Recreate Face of Copper Age Thankerton Man (July 28, 2015): Scientists have recreated the face of The Thankerton Man using skull analysis and historical data.

Researchers Find 3.3 Million Year Old Stone Tools (June 2, 2015): Researchers find 3.3 million year old stone tools at the Lomekwi 3 site in Kenya.

Newly Discovered Hominin Species Lived Alongside Lucy's Species (May 28, 2015): Newly discovered hominin species lived alongside Lucy's species over 3 million years ago.

430,000 Year Old Skull Shows Earliest Evidence of Human Violence (May 28, 2015): A 430,000 year old skull found at the Pit of Bones site shows the first evidence of human violence.

Medieval Remedy From Bald's Leechbook Found to Kill MRSA (March 30, 2015): A medieval remedy from the Leechbook has been found to kill MRSA. Scientists found it kills 90% of the antibiotic-resistant superbug.

Bavarian Archaeologists Unearth the World's Oldest Pretzel (March 12, 2015): Bavarian archaeologists have unearthed the world's oldest pretzel. It is 250 years old.

Two Michelangelo Bronzes of Men Riding Panthers Discovered (February 7, 2015): Researchers say two bronze statues of naked men riding panthers were created by Michelangelo.

New X-Ray Technique Reads Letters From Damaged Herculaneum Scrolls (January 21, 2015): A new X-ray technique is providing hope that hundreds of damaged Herculaneum scrolls may one day be readable.

1.2 Million-Year-Old Stone Tool Found in Turkey (December 29, 2014): A 1.2 million-year-old modified quartz tool is the oldest stone tool ever found in Turkey.

Homo Erectus Made Zigzag Engravings on a Shell (December 4, 2014): Homo Erectus made a zigzag engraving on a shell around 500,000 years ago.

King Tut Had a Club Foot (October 25, 2014): Scientists have discovered through a virtual autopsy that King Tut had a club foot and may have died from malaria and a broken leg.

Parasite Egg Found in 6,200-Year Old Grave Suggests Ancient Irrigation Systems Spread Disease (June 20, 2014): The egg of a flatworm parasite found in a 6,200-year-old grave suggests ancient irrigation systems may have helped spread disease.

Scientists Say Hominin Face Evolved to Minimize Injury From Punches (June 9, 2014): Scientists from the University of Utah say in a new study that hominin faces evolved to minimize injury from punches.

Scientists Have Found the Oldest Known Pair of Pants (June 5, 2014): Scientists have discovered the oldest known pair of pants. The pants are 3,000 years old.

Lost Art Discovered on Walls of Angkor Wat Temple (June 4, 2014): Lost art has been discovered on the walls of the Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia.

NASA Releases Ebook Called Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication (May 23, 2014): NASA has released a 300-page ebook called Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication.

Scientists Find Skeleton of Girl Who Fell to Her Death In Yucatan Sinkhole Over 12,000 Years Ago (May 15, 2014): Scientists have found the skeleton of a girl who fell into a Yucatan sinkhole about 12,000 years ago.

Explorer Barry Clifford Believes Santa Maria Shipwreck Located Off Haiti (May 14, 2014): Explorer Barry Clifford thinks he has found Christopher Columbus' ship, the Santa Maria, off the coast of Haiti.

9,000-Year-Old Caribou Hunting Site Discovered Beneath Lake Huron (May 1, 2014): Scientists discovered a 9,000-year-old caribou hunting site beneath Lake Huron

Ancient Egyptians Used Wet Sand to Transport Pyramid Stones (May 1, 2014): Ancient Egyptians used wet sand to transport pyramid stones and sculptures.







Science, Space & Robots