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Bronze Age

'Undiscovered Community' From 3,000 Years Ago Uncovered In U.K.

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.13.2016 | Science

Thousands of years ago, perhaps right as dinner was being served, a fire tore through a series of homes built on stilts above a river in what is today...

'A Decent Bomber' -- Alexander McNabb's Irish Thriller

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.05.2016 | Books
Magda Abu-Fadil

Alexander McNabb's hot adventure "A Decent Bomber" for a change wasn't set in the Arab world, but managed, in its Irish venue, to tie back to the region he's used as a backdrop for earlier novels.

Strange Gold Spirals Dating Back To Bronze Age Unearthed In Denmark

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.14.2015 | Science

A trove of 2,000 delicate gold spirals that date back to the Bronze Age was recently discovered in Denmark -- and archaeologists are trying to figure ...

Mystery Of Ancient Skeleton And His Dagger Is Finally Solved

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.18.2014 | Science

Scientists have been trying to unravel the mystery of "Racton Man" since 1989, when the Bronze Age skeleton was found clutching an ornate dagger in th...

PHOTOS: Gruesome Suit Of Armor Unearthed At Building Site

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.19.2014 | Science

Archaeologists working near the Siberian city of Omsk have unearthed a suit of armor that dates back 3,500 to 3,900 years -- and it's made almost enti...

Ancient Lake Dwellers May Have Given Gruesome Gifts To The Gods

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 07.13.2014 | Science

Children's skulls found at the edges of Bronze Age settlements may have been a gruesome gift for the local lake gods. The children's skulls were disc...

Ancient Treasures Discovered In Burial Chamber Overseas

LiveScience | Owen Jarus | Posted 06.28.2014 | Science

An ancient burial containing chariots, gold artifacts and possible human sacrifices has been discovered by archaeologists in the country of Georgia, i...

The Collapse of Civilizations: It's Complicated

Eric H. Cline | Posted 03.19.2014 | Science
Eric H. Cline

Currently we are facing the very same type of situation that they faced back in 1177 BC -- climate change, earthquakes, famines, droughts, rebellions. The only thing missing from today's scenario are the Sea Peoples -- the mysterious invaders from overseas. So, what are we waiting for?

Ancient Sundial Found Overseas May Be Oldest Of Its Kind

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 10.09.2013 | Science

A carved stone found marking a Bronze Age grave in the Ukraine is the oldest sundial of its kind ever found, a new study reveals. The sundial may hav...

Sacrificial Donkey Was Buried With Trappings Of Wealth

Posted 03.11.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 03/10/2013 12:10 PM EDT on LiveScience Archaeologists in southern Israel say they've uncovered a young do...

3,500-Year-Old 'Microbrewery' Discovered

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.29.2012 | Home

Archaeologists in western Cyprus are shedding light on ancient boozing after the discovery of a "microbrewery" dating to the Bronze Age, about 3,500 y...

New Archaeological Dig Planned For Ancient City

Posted 10.18.2012 | Science

By: Live Science Staff Published: 10/18/2012 10:19 AM EDT on LiveScience Armed with shovels, trowels and new biotechnology tools, archaeologists...

'Wild People' Were Species Of Early Human, Speculates Folklorist Michael Heaney

USA Today | Dan Vergano | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Siberia's Denisova cave held the pinky bone of an unknown early human species, a genetics team reported in March. The Naturejournal study, led by Joha...

Archaeology Uncovers Prehistoric

The Belfast Telegraph | Linda Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prehistoric mysteries uncovered in an archaeological dig at a Co Down road scheme were revealed to the public this morning. The team behind the dig a...