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Pula - Croatia between the Romans and Tourism

Situated on the southern tip of Istria, Croatia, Pula has a lot to offer. There is a substantial colosseum with an amphitheatre inside, all in very good repair. 202 more words

Culture

Archaeology and Education - Tell es-Safi interview compilation

I have had the privilege to visit the Tell es-Safi excavation for two days this summer (July 12&14, 2016). Even better than the visit itself was the opportunity to interview a few archaeologists, each responsible for either this or other sites. 4,605 more words

Israel

How many parts?

The diagram below shows the complexity, in terms of numbers of parts, of some human constructions. Interestingly, there is an approximate complexity plateau which starts at or before the… 249 more words

Images

Lucy, the 3.2 million-year-old ancestor of modern humans, may have died in a tragic fall from a tree

Her last living act is a familiar one: She reaches out with her hands to break her fall before hitting the unforgiving earth. Bones shattered, she dies alone. 1,735 more words

News

Ancient Autopsy - How Our Most Famous Ancestor Died

Lucy, the most famous fossil of a human ancestor, probably died after falling from a tree, according to a new study led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. 640 more words

Science

Caesar's Gold, A Murder Mystery in Sweden

On a windswept island twenty times the size of Manhattan off the coast of Sweden, investigators are scouring a crime scene for clues, to understand who was behind a terrifying massacre whose details are only now coming to light. 523 more words

Roman Empire

Living Mesolithic Project | Evocative images of life in 5000 BC

◊ Living Mesolithic Project | Frank Wiersema Photography with Chris Pallasch at Stone Age Park Dithmarschen in Albersdorf | 2015 Facebook (Images & video) Experimental archaeology… 171 more words

Mesolithic