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Archaeologists shed light on diets of Galilee residents 10,000 years ago

Hannibal Lecter would have been pleased.

A joint study by researchers of the Weizmann Institute and the Israel Antiquities Authority examining ancient fava seeds exposed in excavations at Neolithic sites in the Galilee, sheds new light on the diets of the prehistoric inhabitants who lived there 10,000 years ago. 387 more words

Daily News

Statement on Hypocrisy and Indian History by 48 Scholars of Indian Civilization

A public statement by concerned Indian historians, archaeologists and scholars of Indian civilization 

On 26 October, 53 Indian historians voiced alarm at what they perceived to be the country’s “highly vitiated atmosphere” and protested against attempts to impose “legislated history, a manufactured image of the past, glorifying certain aspects of it and denigrating others….” This was soon followed by an “Open letter from overseas historians and social scientists”, 176 of them, warning against “a dangerously pervasive atmosphere of narrowness, intolerance and bigotry” and “a monolithic and flattened view of India’s history.” 1,570 more words


A.I. (Artifact-ual Intelligence): Artifacts, Private/Public Land, And the Do Not Touch Rule.

Hello all! I’m sorry I’ve been  beyond awful at updating, but I’ve been rather busy. I’m on my way (Admittedly slowly.) to starting my bachelor’s degree in indigenous anthropology next fall and getting everything together has been …intense. 2,036 more words


19th Century Burial Found Under NYC Park

Officials from the city’s Department of Design and Construction told Newsday that the vault measured 8 feet deep, 15 feet wide and 20 feet long. It contained the remains of at least a dozen people. 54 more words

Art & Culture

2,000-year-old Fortress Unearthed in the City of David Solves One of the 'Greatest Archaeological Riddles in the History of Jerusalem'

In what archaeologists are describing as “a solution to one of the great archaeological riddles in the history of Jerusalem,” researchers with the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Tuesday that they have found the remnants of a fortress used by the Seleucid Greek king Antiochus Epiphanes in his siege of Jerusalem in 168 BCE. 1,890 more words

End Time Prophecy

Another Amazing Discovery! A 1,000-Year-Old Bible Found in Turkey Has Images of Jesus and Other Biblical Figures (Pics and Video)

A 1,000-year-old Bible has been uncovered by police in Turkey after smugglers tried to sell the priceless book to undercover officers.

Police in the central Turkish city of Tokat confiscated the ancient Bible together with other priceless artefacts after catching the smugglers red-handed. 1,104 more words

End Time Prophecy

British Museum to train Iraqi archaeologists in the reconstruction of heritage sites



Daesh vandals destroying part of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud


Martin Bailey, writing in the The Art Newspaper, reports that –


The British Museum is to set up a training scheme for Iraqi archaeologists to tackle the aftermath of Isil destruction. 41 more words

Ancient Sites