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Archive: Prehistory

Prehistory (and some history) articles at Leherensuge:

Originally posted at the new blog For what they were we are. This list is maybe incomplete but should serve as quick reference for most of what I posted here on Prehistory and History.

In reverse timestamp order (newest first) within each category.

Historical period

Noain 1521 (the end of Southern Basque freedom)

Metal Ages and Protohistory

Neolithic and Chalcolithic

Hoabinhian Neolithic site (and other Archaeonews)
Again on Neolithic and European Y-DNA (largely about archaeology in fact)
Neolithic 'cathedral' at Orkney (and other news from British and Irish Prehistory)

Upper Paleolithic and Epipaleolithic

Paleolithic Chinese ate fish regularly (update mentioning coastal habitat in Eritrea 125,000 years ago)

Middle and Lower Paleolithic

Late human evolution maps (1.3 Ma to 60 Ka)


Archaeonews review Aug 2010 (Indian Megalithic ware, bone buttons of Mesoamerica, ancestor stones destroyed in Nigeria, oldest British house)
Archaeonews review June 2010 (Neanderthal-Homo divergence surely very old...)
Archaeonews review May 2010 (Otley cairn, coastal migration of Paleo-Indians, Neolithic Omani cemetery, Dilmun mounds will be researched and then destroyed, Tamil Nadu stone circles nearly destroyed...)
Archaeonews review Jun 2009 (oldest Taiwan hearth 20 Ka old, Starcevo culture 100 years older)
Archaeonews review Dec 2008 (Welsh fortress, cremation burials of Istanbul, Neanderthals did not hurl weapons, oldest marihuana stash, Black Sea canoe, gravettian art from Russia)