All posts tagged with Bronze Age

Link: Legendary Bronze Age Chinese flood

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Annalee Newitz describes a study in Science that examines a semi-legendary flood at the dawn of Chinese civilization, which turns out to have been a real eve...

Indus curry leftovers

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Slate has a fun story by Andrew Lawler that covers some of how we study ancient diets: “The Mystery of Curry”:

When and where was proto-Indo-European?

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A new study by Remco Bouckaert and colleagues attempts to place the origin of Indo-European languages by using an epidemiological population model, essential...

Ice maiden returns

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The Siberian Times is running a long, detailed story on the return of the Ukok Princess, or “Ice Maiden” to the Altai Republic: “Siberian princess reveals he...

The anthropologist and the kurgans

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There are many stories from my travels last summer that I haven’t yet told here. I’ve been thinking that I need to get them written down, so that I’ll have m...

A stretch of Bronze Age river

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In the course of studying recent human evolution, I’ve done a lot of work on the skeletal remains of Bronze Age Europeans. This is a series of cultures we kn...