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Breakthrough On Understanding Demographic History Of Stone-Age Humans
2014-04-25 03:18:05

An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University and Stockholm University reports a breakthrough on understanding the demographic history of Stone-Age humans.

Mesolithic Hunter-Gatherers Had Blue Eyes, Dark Skin
2014-01-27 04:48:38

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 Had Pigs
2013-08-27 13:49:52

Hunter-gatherers living in Europe around 4600 BC may have already had domesticated pigs thanks to incoming Neolithic farmers, according to a new report.

Archaeologists Discover World's Oldest Calendar In Scotland
2013-07-15 13:02:07

Archaeology experts say they have made a remarkable discover of what could potentially be the world's oldest "calendar."

Earliest Evidence Of Burials With Flowers Found In Israel Cave
2013-07-03 07:00:37

A recent discovery in a cave in Israel has given researchers a new look into how our ancient ancestors treated their dead.

Farming Arrived In Stone Age Europe Via Near East Migrants
2013-02-12 12:25:25

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.

figurine
2012-08-30 14:52:40

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.

Digging For The Oldest Genetic Material In Spain
2012-07-02 12:02:22

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.

2012-01-26 09:00:17

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.

2010-12-03 13:33:32

Agricultural – or Neolithic – economics replaced the Mesolithic social model of hunter-gathering in the Near East about 10,000 years ago.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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