The food preparation preferences of Chinese cooks — such as the technological choice to boil or steam grains, instead of grinding or processing them into flour — had continental-scale consequences for the adoption of new crops in prehistoric China, according to research from Washington University in St. Louis.
The Nunalleq Educational Resource has won the Archaeological Institute of America’s 2021 award for Outstanding Work in Digital Archaeology!
Rousay is one of Orkney’s smaller islands and is but a short ferry journey from the largest in the archipelago, Mainland.
Two projects in Orkney have been successful in applying for funding from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) as part of Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters.
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“Lots of happenings at Ousdale as usual – most importantly we saw the inside of the broch filled with gravel, to inhibit the growth of weeds and ensure a more stable surface. “
With climate change now driving rapid sea-level rise, the team says the effects will not always be as simple as a forced human retreat from coasts.
“There have been a couple of editions of a wee booklet about the Ness….”
The sample was sufficient to “warrant the conclusion that female participation in early big-game hunting was likely nontrivial,” researchers said
Built during the reigns of David II of Scotland and Edward III of England, the bridge is of historic and strategic national importance.