Category Archives: Archaeology

Evidence of Hobbling, Torture Discovered at Ancient Massacre Site in Colorado | Western Digs

he site of a gruesome massacre some 1,200 years ago in southwestern Colorado is yielding new evidence of the severity, and the grisly intensity, of the violence that took place there. First excavated in 2005 near the town of Durango, … Continue reading

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Recapping the Recapture Canyon ATV protest | Friends of Cedar Mesa

Posted on May 13, 2014 A first hand report by Executive Director, Josh Ewing Frustrated with years of delay from the BLM in deciding the fate of a proposed ATV trail in Recapture Canyon, protestors rode their machines into the … Continue reading

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Photo of the day: Doors, Chaco Culture National Historic Park

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America’s only Clovis skeleton genome offers clues to Native American ancestry (Update)

Nearly 13,000 years ago, a baby boy died in what is Montana today. Mourners stained his tiny body with red ochre and entombed him with artefacts that had likely been in his family for generations. After lying undisturbed for millennia, … Continue reading

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What Killed the Great Beasts of North America? | Science/AAAS | News

Until about 11,000 years ago, mammoths, giant beavers, and other massive mammals roamed North America. Many researchers have blamed their demise on incoming Paleoindians, the first Americans, who allegedly hunted them to extinction. But a new study fingers climate and … Continue reading

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Americas’ Natives Have European Roots – Scientific American

The 24,000-year-old remains of a young boy from the Siberian village of Mal’ta have added a new root to the family tree of indigenous Americans. While some of the New World’s native ancestry clearly traces back to east Asia, the … Continue reading

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Poles discovered an over 8 thousand years old grain storage in Turkey | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland

The largest so far known in the Middle East amount of grain of the Neolithic period in a perfect state of preservation has been discovered by Polish archaeologists in Çatalhöyük, a famous archaeological site in Turkey.Çatalhöyük is one of the … Continue reading

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Mars — Ancient History Encyclopedia

Mars by Mark Cartwright published on 16 January 2014 Mars was the Roman god of war and second only to Jupiter in the Roman pantheon. Although most of the myths involving the god were borrowed from the Greek god of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Great Kiva, Chimney Rock National Monument, Colorado

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Photo of the Day: Hilltop Ruin, Grand Canyon National Park

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Aztec Ruins receives grant to help promote its World Heritage ranking – Farmington Daily Times

Aztec Ruins receives grant to help promote its World Heritage ranking – Farmington Daily Times.

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Photo of the Day: Roman Forum in Pompeii

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Oldest Bog Body – Archaeology Magazine

Oldest Bog Body – Archaeology Magazine.

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Photo of the Day: Moab Rock Art

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Photo of the Day: Grand Gulch Primitive Area, UT

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