“By looking into the past with a narrower lens, archaeogenetics can shed more light on how communities and families were organised.”
One ancient grave urn is producing a huge amount of information about one woman and the baby twins she was found with.
In recent research Andreas Heiss of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and colleagues examined plant remains from the mining site of Prigglitz-Gasteil in the Eastern Alps in Austria, which was active between the 11th and 9th Century BCE.
“”Exotic spices, fruits and oils from Asia had thus reached the Mediterranean several centuries, in some cases even millennia, earlier than had been previously thought.”
“The North-east of Scotland was one the areas that had very strong connections with the European Beaker phenomenon 4,000 years ago.”
“This collaborative project with SSEN gives us the opportunity to examine an important prehistoric site that would otherwise not have been excavated.”
The cist was found intact at the proposed Finstown substation site, just below the ground surface
The Kirkwall town improvements have uncovered the remains of Kirkwall’s Castle and kept Orkney’s archaeologists busy over the last few days.Kirkwall’s Castle Coastal erosion at Newark Bay has revealed more of a […]