Archaeology

A falange of an imperial eagle from Cova Foradada. (Image: Antonio Rodríguez-Hidalgo)

The Last Neanderthal Necklace

Eagle talons are regarded as the first elements used to make jewelry by Neanderthals, a practice that spread around Southern Europe about 120,000 to 40,000 B.C. Now, for the first time, researchers have found evidence of the ornamental use of…

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The Last Neanderthal Necklace

Eagle talons are regarded as the first elements used to make jewelry by Neanderthals, a practice that spread around Southern Europe about 120,000 to 40,000 B.C. Now, for the first…

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More Mysterious Jars of the Dead Unearthed in Laos

Archaeologists have discovered 15 new sites in Laos containing more than 100 1000-year-old massive stone jars possibly used for the dead. The jars of Laos are one of archaeology’s enduring mysteries.…