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How can the age of archeological objects be determined if the well-established carbon dating method does not apply, for example for metal objects? Spanish and Portuguese scientists have now introduced a technique for dating artifacts made of copper and bronze.
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For more than 20 years history buffs, area history buffs have been digging into the past near Duryea, and Sunday was no exception.
A group of amateur archaeologists, with help from the general public, strives to uncover the story of Middle Georgia’s past that is hidden in the dirt.
The earliest probable case of Down syndrome in the archaeological record comes from a 5- to 7-year-old child who lived in medieval France some 1,500 years ago, new research shows, the Huffington Post reports.
An illustration of Bronze-Age lake dwellers in Switzerland and Germany, who may have buried children's skulls at the perimeter of their settlements as gifts to lake gods to ward off flooding.
After a day of digging holes about a couple feet deep, members of the Falls of the Ohio Archaeological Society finally struck gold - or glass, that is.
The Summer Reading Program continues at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the Waynesville Branch Library with "Forensic Anthropology: The Real Bones."
Hundreds of people had a chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at an active archaeological site on Saturday.
This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Freedom Summer, when hundreds of activists, both black and white, flooded into Mississippi to campaign for civil rights.
The Culture Ministry plans to cooperate with Interpol in a bid to trace some 100 Greek artifacts that have been missing since World War II and the subsequent Greek Civil War, Kathimerini has learned.
The wide-ranging objects on display at Buddha's Word, an exhibition at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, show how Tibetan book makers used the resources around them to produce manuscripts conveying the messages of a faith in which texts themselves are sacred objects.
In our previous posts , we made the argument that the American Anthropological Association ought to endorse the united Palestinian call to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel for its ongoing occupation of Palestinian territories and systematic legal discrimination.
The dig at Corfe Castle is part of the Festival of Archaeology which is marked this month and will see events across the area including on Portland and at Puddletown.
The city is a structure composed of milieux; the peoples in the milieux tend to be rather detached from one another .
Archaeologists at the Colony of Avalon in eastern Newfoundland say they have unearthed a small copper crucifix that dates back to 1620s.
A'YouA're Greek?A' waiters, archaeological site guards, salespeople and local residents ask us with genuine surprise.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 08:01 am
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