Elizabeth A. Matisoo-Smith , Anna L. Gosling, James Boocock, Olga Kardailsky, Yara Kurumilian, Sihem Roudesli-Chebbi, Leila Badre, Jean-Paul Morel, Leïla Ladjimi Sebaï, Pierre A. Zalloua
PLoS ONE 11(5): e0155046. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155046
While Phoenician culture and trade networks had a significant impact on Western civilizations, we know little about the Phoenicians themselves. In 1994, … ⇒
Fairbanks, Alaska: I’m headed out tomorrow morning to the Mead Site in the middle Tanana Basin for the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ 2016 Field School in Subarctic Archaeology, led by UAF’s Ben A. Potter. I wove a strange trail into archaeology, so this is actually my first participation in an active excavation — and I’m all the gladder for this one’s richness: intricately stratified loess deposits ranging in age from 1.4 to 14+ ka BP (including two Pre-Clovis components) that have already offered perhaps the New World’s oldest known residential features and the earliest examples of artwork from boreal America. … ⇒
Remarkable findings from under nine meters of tannin-inky water.
Jessi J. Halligan, Michael R. Waters, Angelina Perrotti, Ivy J. Owens, Joshua M. Feinberg, Mark D. Bourne, Brendan Fenerty, Barbara Winsborough, David Carlson, Daniel C. Fisher, Thomas W. Stafford Jr., James S. Dunbar
Sci. Adv. 2, e1600375 (2016)
Stone tools and mastodon bones occur in an undisturbed geological context at the Page-Ladson site, … ⇒