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Traces of 4,000-Year-Old Boat Excavated in Iraq

BAGHDAD, IRAQ—According to an Ars Technica report, a team of researchers from the Iraqi State Board of Antiquities and the German Archaeological Institute has removed a block of sediment containing traces of a 4,000-year-old boat from a site that was once a river flowing on the outskirts of the ancient …

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New Thoughts on the Peopling of Eurasia

BOLOGNA, ITALY—According to a statement released by the University of Bologna, Leonardo Vallini, Luca Pagani, and Telmo Pievani of the University of Padova and Giulia Marciani and Stefano Benazzi of the University of Bologna compiled genetic and archaeological data to produce a picture of the movements of modern humans in …

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The Mysterious Stone Monuments of Nuku Hiva

Nuku Hiva is known as the largest island in French Polynesia in the Pacific Ocean. Beyond its history as the largest of the Marquesas Islands, it is especially known for the stone monuments scattered throughout its landscape.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News Ancient Places Australia & Oceania Read …

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NUOVI METODI CRONOLOGICI PER LA GOLA DI OLDUVAI, TANZANIA

Per leggere questo articolo occorrono 2 minuti Toshiyuki Fujioka e Alfonso Benito-Calvo, ricercatori del Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), hanno recentemente pubblicato un articolo sul Journal of Human Evolution con i risultati della datazione di una fossa di strumenti utilizzando il metodo cosmogenico del nuclide isocrone, applicato …

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Paradise Lost

Starting in the early seventeenth century, the French began settling the colony of Acadia—which stretched across what is now Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and south into Maine—where they established a number of prosperous agricultural communities. A key to their success was a system of dikes they created, …

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