Browsing the "Neolithic" Tag

Neolithic seeds found in Israel

December 15th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Seeds from lentils, peas, chickpeas and fava beans have been found at sites in Israel, shedding light on the crops


Neolithic earthwork found in England

November 3rd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A Neolithic earthwork consisting of three concentric ditches as been found in Oxfordshire, England. The Thame example has three roughly


Neolithic farmer’s genome sequenced

October 2nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers have recovered and sequenced the genome of a Neolithic farmer whose remains were found in a cave in Barcelona.


Leukemia found in Neolithic skeleton

September 29th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

An examination of a 7,000-year-old skeleton of a woman has revealed that she died from leukemia. Together with her colleagues,


Neolithic pit oven recreated and tested

September 28th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working at Prastio Mesorotsos in Cyprus have recreated a Neolithic pit oven. A 9,000-year-old barbecue pit was recently discovered


Neolithic figurine found in Bulgaria

August 24th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A 7,500-year-old figurine has been been found at a Neolithic settlement in northeast Bulgaria. The female figurine is seen as