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Timeline of human prehistory

This timeline of human prehistory comprises the time from the first appearance of Homo sapiens in Africa 200,000 years ago to the invention of writing and the beginning of history approximately 5,500 years ago. 1,617 more words


World's Oldest Wooden Statue

Scientists in Germany are ever closer to dating an ancient wooden statue which they say contains secret encrypted codes written around 9,500 years ago – possibly the oldest on the planet (so far). 426 more words


The Early Mesolithic Pendant of Star Carr: relatives across the sea

Starr Carr is the site of a substantial early Mesolithic settlement on the shores of palaeo-lake Flixton in Yorkshire, dating to the 9th millennium BC. It is remarkable in more than one respect. 965 more words

ICE AND FIRE | 2017 Community Rescue Archaeology Project on Teesside

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I’m delighted, as TimeVista Archaeology, to be part of this project team: a HLF-funded community project on Teesside, North-east England – supported by the local MP – … 94 more words

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Hot off the press archaeological news

CBA North News

Today we have some events and notices hot off the press – we’ve notice of an open day in south-east Northumberland tomorrow, as well as the programme and notice for the opening of bookings of the ever popular annual Durham Archaeology Day on Monday. 357 more words

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"Stone Spring" by Stephen Baxter (2010)

“The comet swam out of the dark.”

Stephen Baxter is terrifyingly prolific as an author. Since 1991, he seems to have produced at least one novel a year, and in many cases two or three. 788 more words

Science Fiction

Two rants for the price of one | Narrow blades, Heritage at risk and Pledges

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Here are a couple of ranty reads with mentions of the Mesolithic.

First is another great post from Caroline Wickham-Jones on her… 176 more words

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