Category: Issue 48

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Olive trees thrive on poor soil where little else will grow, which means land that…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Exactly 100 years ago, the explorer Hiram Bingham found Machu Picchu on the eastern slopes…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Numantia in north-eastern Spain is currently the most important Roman Republican military site in the…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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During the Dark Ages on the island of Mallorca, culture and religion clashed between the…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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The jagged coast of Northern Scandinavia is littered with strange stone-lined pits once thought to…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Ten years after the destruction of the Buddhas of Bamiyan, what is happening to archaeology…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Post excavation analysis of the finds from Professor Colin Renfrew’s excavations on the island of…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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The fact that llamas defecate communally so that their dung is easily gathered underpins the…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Archaeologist Sarah Parcak, who teaches at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, admits to being…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Shaped from the clays of the Amazon estuary, the elaborately decorated red, white, and black…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Weapons, horse bones, and human skeletal remains have been found in the bed of the…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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The 100th anniversary of the ‘rediscovery’ of Machu Picchu in July 1911  has been marked…