Başur Höyük excavation reveals evidence of human sacrifice in Bronze Age Mesopotamia

Excavations led by Dr. Haluk Sağlamtimur of Ege University at the site of Başur Höyük have revealed complex burial practices in the Upper Tigris region during the transition to the third millennium BC. Continue reading “Başur Höyük excavation reveals evidence of human sacrifice in Bronze Age Mesopotamia”

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The prehistoric settlement of Dispilio, Kastoria, Greece. Writing in Neolithic Greece?

In this article we present a summary of information on the excavation of the prehistoric settlement of Dispilio, Kastoria, Greece. Among the finds, there seem to exist various  ‘writing symbols‘. Even though specialists haven’t yet concluded on the issue, this remains an exciting possibility; humans using Writing during the Neolithic times. Continue reading “The prehistoric settlement of Dispilio, Kastoria, Greece. Writing in Neolithic Greece?”

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