Latest Mesolithic Stories
An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University and Stockholm University reports a breakthrough on understanding the demographic history of Stone-Age humans.
A 7,000 year old man from the Mesolithic Period, named La Braña 1 and recovered at the La Braña-Arintero site in Valdelugueros, Spain, reportedly had blue eyes and dark skin.
Hunter-gatherers living in Europe around 4600 BC may have already had domesticated pigs thanks to incoming Neolithic farmers, according to a new report.
Archaeology experts say they have made a remarkable discover of what could potentially be the world's oldest "calendar."
A recent discovery in a cave in Israel has given researchers a new look into how our ancient ancestors treated their dead.
The seeds for the rise of Western civilization were planted when humans living in Europe began to adopt farming, a more efficient and reliable way to supply food, as opposed to hunting and gathering.
Two small figurines discovered near Jerusalem have been dated between 9,000 and 9,500 years ago and support the notion that religion and society played a significant role during the Stone Age.
Researchers from the Spanish National Research Council have recovered and sequenced the oldest genetic material from two individuals living in Mesolithic Spain, over 7,000 years ago.
A team of international archeologists, led by the Spanish National Research Council, has documented a series of more than 7,500-year-old fish seines and traps near Moscow.
Agricultural â€“ or Neolithic â€“ economics replaced the Mesolithic social model of hunter-gathering in the Near East about 10,000 years ago.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).