Dietary behaviours of Neanderthals

In this post we present information on the dietary behaviours of Neanderthals extracted from several published papers. Continue reading “Dietary behaviours of Neanderthals”

Climate change 4.2 ka BP most likely responsible for the termination of the Indus valley civilization, study finds

In this post we present selected parts of the very interesting paper titled “Climate change at the 4.2 ka BP termination of the Indus valley civilization and Holocene south Asian monsoon variability“, by M. Staubwasseret al. Continue reading “Climate change 4.2 ka BP most likely responsible for the termination of the Indus valley civilization, study finds”

Does the Megalithic Tradition have an ‘origin’?

There are ∼35,000 presently extant European Megaliths – ancient monuments constructed from one or more blocks of stone – that remain all across Europe. Most of them come from the Neolithic period and the Copper Age. The majority of them are concentrated in coastal areas, while there are quite a few in the inland, too (e.g. Thrace -modern day Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey). Continue reading “Does the Megalithic Tradition have an ‘origin’?”

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