This is a slightly edited version of an article I wrote on this blog back in 2010. When does vandalism become an archaeological feature? When it’s done in antiquity, of course.
Book Review: Crossing the Sands of Time. A review of Jack Churchward’s book that examines the Uighur culture and the Lost Continent of Mu
Pseudoarchaeological claims of horses present in the Americas isn’t all that new. Recently, however, a new story started making the rounds on Facebook with a slightly different twist.
Five discoveries of the early 20th century that I think were of great importance in the field of archaeology.
A look at the origins of Cannabis in the Americas. Are there precolumbian origins?
Two different papers describe two different human footprints of the past from two very different locations in space and time across the Americas.
Recently found 300,000 year old human remains said to “”foreshadow changes evident with modern human emergence.”
New research published in Nature Letters in March shows that complex societies nearly always precede the worship of moralizing gods.
Recent work by archaeologists in Eastern Europe, including Georgia and Germany, suggests that the practice of cranial modification, introduced to the region by the Huns before the Migration Period was a means to convey social identity in borderland regions.
Strontium ratios may need to be reassessed in some reference maps and DNA from historic artifacts show ancestry