The newly dated cave paintings—perhaps the world’s oldest—are “evidence that Neanderthals were not a distinct species,” one expert says.
Uludağ’ın Resimli Kayaları: Uludağ kaya resimleri Marmara Denizi çevresinde daha önce bilinmeyen bir kültürün izlerini yansıtırken arkeoloji dünyasında bu yöndeki araştırmalara da ivme kazandırmaya aday gibi görünüyor…
Homo sapiens evolved about 200-150,000 years ago in Africa, but our story as a species stretches back much further than that with early human ancestors. And the evolution of Homo sapiens is itself a tangled tale, full of unanswered questions and gothic family melodrama. Here are a few facts you may not know about the human evolutionary story.
Was the ancient land of Italy once inhabited by giants? Miles of prehistoric polygonal stone walls still survive scattered across Italy―ancient ruins…
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Funerary model, Egypt, Middle Empire, 12th Dynasty (1990-1786 BCE)
Sycamore wood, lacquered and painted
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Attribution: Photograph by Rama, Wikimedia Commons
HISTORY MEME I : 1/2 Natural Disasters - Mount Vesuvius Eruption of 79 AD
“The buildings were now shaking with violent shocks and seemed to be swaying to and fro as if they were torn from their foundations… Broad sheets of flame were lighting up many parts of Vesuvius; their light and brightness were the more vivid for the darkness of the night… it was daylight now elsewhere in the world, but there the darkness was darker and thicker than any night.” - Pliny the Younger
Gold Diadem from Alexandria, Ptolemaic Period in Ancient Egypt,c. 220-100 B.C.