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February 2014 index:
6 February 2014
- Storms unearth Neolithic bog in Ireland
- The storms that battered Ireland's countryside and coastlines have exposed evidence of life dating back to the Neolithic period on Connemara's Omey island. Large linear archaeological deposits of up to...
- Scottish fort reveals edge of steel
- Archaeologists have identified the earliest use of steel in the British Isles from a site in East Lothian (Scotland). They now believe artifacts recovered from the site of the Broxmouth...
- Connections with Europe found in ancient Jordanian settlement
- Archaeologists in Jordan led by Professor Peter M. Fischer from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) have excavated a nearly 60-metre long well-preserved building from 1100 BCE in the ancient settlement...
14 February 2014
- 8,000 years old grain storage discovered in Turkey
- The largest amount of grain from the Neolithic known in the Middle East has been discovered in a perfect state of preservation has been discovered in Çatalhöyük (Turkey). "In a...
- Stone Age fishing spear found on Asian island
- A 35,000-year-old piece of carved bone found on Timor, an island between Java and Papua New Guinea, indicates that complex hunting weapons were manufactured much earlier than previously thought in...
- Building from 2,200 BCE discovered in Ecuador
- Archaeologists discovered a building from around 2,200 BCE in an archaeological and ecological park in Quito (Ecuador) at the foot of Pichincha Volcano. "It is the most ancient archaeological find...
15 February 2014
- 300,000-year-old hearth found in Israel
- By most estimates, humans discovered fire over a million years ago, but when they really began to control and use it for their daily needs is still debated. A team...
- Dartmoor tomb grave goods examined
- Archaeologists from around the UK have been examining prehistoric jewellery, animal pelts, and amber beads - among the finds unearthed about two years ago in a undisturbed 4,000-year-old tomb on...
16 February 2014
- Millennia-old fabric found in Turkey
- Continuing excavations in the earliest settlement of Çatalhöyük in the central Anatolian province of Konya (Turkey) have revealed a 9,000-year-old piece of linen fabric in the ground of a burned...
- Dating refined for Atapuerca site
- Most scientific debate of the Atapuerca sites - located in Spain, where the earliest known Hominins in West Europe have been discovered - centres around the dating of strata where...
- 800,000-year-old footprints found in England
- Archaeologists discovered human footprints in England that are between 800,000 and 1 million years old - the most ancient outside Africa, and the earliest evidence of human life in northern...
17 February 2014
- Nordic people drank wine 3,000 years ago
- Based on chemical evidence derived from ancient drinking vessels from Demark and Sweden, researchers have added imported grape wine to the list of local ingredients of Bronze Age 'grog', which...
- Plants used in Middle Eastern prehistoric rituals
- Cavemen in ancient Israel not only buried their dead with flowers, they apparently had an advanced culture of plant use. The earliest evidence of using flower beds for burial, some...
- Clovis skeleton reveals origins of Native Americans
- Clovis skeleton reveals origins of Native Americans The remains of a one-year-old Ice Age boy who died 12,600 years ago were discovered near a rock cliff on the Anzick ranch...
23 February 2014
- 3D modeling of Welsh megalithic sites
- HeritageTogether is project run by Bangor, Aberystwyth and Manchester Metropolitan Universities in conjunction with Gwynedd Archaeological Trust and funded by British Arts and Humanities Research Council. The aim of this...
- 11,000-year-old settlement found under Baltic sea
- Evidence of a Stone-Age settlement that may have been swallowed whole by the Baltic Sea has resurfaced near Sweden, revealing a collection of well preserved artifacts left by nomads some...
28 February 2014
- Ancient Britons 'loved dairy food'
- A large-scale investigation of British archaeological sites dating from about 4600 BCE to 1400 CE reveals the ancestors of modern Britain embraced a 'convenience food' lifestyle about 6000 years ago...
- Bronze Age woman found in Highland woods
- Aged between 40 and 44 at the time of death, the remains found in a cist at Cullaird Wood in West Torbreck near Inverness (Scotland) two years ago are believed...
- Neolithic altar discovered in China
- Archaeologists have discovered altar relics outside the walls of the Shimao Ruins - a Neolithic city in Shenmu County, in the north of Shaanxi province, northwest China. Shimao Ruins were...
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