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Friday July 1, 2022

Rock identification app

Buster Layzell explains how he is able to combine his interests in forensic anthropology and field archaeology.
Archaeological analysis suggests an arms race in ironworking and cavalry spurred bureaucracy and bigger populations
Scholars largely agree that agriculture was one of the major drivers of increasingly complex societies by allowing for bigger, more sedentary populations and divisions of labor. More contentious has been the role of strife.  "The majority of archaeologists are against the warfare theory," says Peter Turchin, an evolutionary anthropologist at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, and the new study's lead author. 
How the music of an ancient rock painting was brought to life

Ice Age wolf DNA reveals dogs trace ancestry to two separate wolf populations

Not archaeology but  
The North Island, New Zealand (
When the International Space Station (ISS) is near the southernmost extent of its prograde 51.6 degree orbit and weather conditions are right, astronauts can get a clear view of the North Island of New Zealand.  Earth Observatory.
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History behind, beauty of Guam's latte structures

Fossils in the 'Cradle of Humankind' may be more than a million years older than previously thought

Maunga Authority leave to appeal tree clearance decision.

Machine-learning model can detect hidden Aussie rock art

New archaeological discovery sheds light on early Pacific colonisation
By Prianka Srinivasan on Pacific Beat
Download 3000-year-old Lapita pottery shards shed light to early migration to 
An unexpected archaeological find on an island in Papua New Guinea has helped researchers better explain the colonisation of Pacific islands more than 3,000 years ago.
Broughton Island: community-centred cultural heritage research
What the Discovery of Denisovan Remains in Laos Means

'Final resting place': sacred Indigenous objects returned to Australia from US university

Ukraine seizes stolen antiquities collection after police raids in Kyiv

Akaroa Pou unveiled

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