Bronze Age sword
Bronze Age swords appear from around the 17th century BC, in the Black Sea region and the Aegean, as a further development of the dagger. They are replaced by the Iron Age sword during the early part ...
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DNA Reveals The Origins Of Modern Europeans
Now we have another layer of information to help us reveal the history of European peoples: DNA sequencing. Along with our colleagues, we have been using genome sequencing technology to analyse the va...
Bronze Age Europe
The European Bronze Age is characterized by bronze artifacts and the use of bronze implements. The regional Bronze Age succeeds the Neolithic. It starts with the Aegean Bronze Age in 3200 BCE(succeede...
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Bronze Age China
The Bronze Age is a time period characterized by the use of bronze, proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.The Bronze Age is the second principal period of the three-age Stone-B...
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Ochre Coloured Pottery culture
The Ochre Coloured Pottery culture (OCP) is a 2nd millennium BC Bronze Age culture of the Indo-Gangetic Plain (Ganges-Yamuna plain). It is a contemporary of and successor to the Indus Valley Civiliza...
DNA Reveals The Origins Of Modern Europeans
Now we have another layer of information to help us reveal the history of European peoples: DNA sequencing. Along with our colleagues, we have been using genome sequencing technology to analyse the va...
Dolphins in mythology
Dolphins appear in a number of Greek myths, invariably as helpers of humankind. Dolphins also seem to have been important to the Minoans, judging by artistic evidence from the ruined palace at Knossos...
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Vučedol culture
The Vučedol culture (Croatian: Vučedolska kultura) flourished between 3000 and 2200 BC (the Eneolithic period of earliest copper-smithing), centered in Syrmia and eastern Slavonia on the right ban...
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Tripiti (archaeological site)
Tripiti (also Trypiti) is the archaeological site of an ancient Minoan settlement in southern Crete, Greece, along the coast to the east of the village of Lendas.
The Minoan settlement was built o...
House of the Tiles
The House of the Tiles is a monumental (12 x 25 m), Early Bronze Age building at the archaeological site of Lerna in southern Greece. It is notable for several architectural features that were advance...
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Ithaca
Ithaca or Ithaka (/ˈɪθəkə/; Greek: Ιθάκη, Ithakē) is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece. Ithaka has an area of 120 sq...
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Ura, Anatolia
Ura was very important port on the east Mediterranean coast of the southern Anatolia, in the Late Bronze Age and Iron Age. Probably located modern Silifke, or further west of Gilindere. In the Late ...
Thebaid (Greek poem)
The Thebaid or Thebais (Greek: Θηβαΐς, Thēbais) is an Ancient Greek epic poem of uncertain authorship (see Cyclic poets) sometimes attributed by early writers to Homer. It told the story of the war b...
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Novotitorovka culture
Novotitorovka culture, 3300–2700 BC, a Bronze Age archaeological culture of the North Caucasus immediately to the north of and largely overlapping portions of the Maykop culture facing the Sea of Azov...
Ezero culture
The Ezero culture, 3300—2700 BC, was a Bronze Age archaeological culture occupying most of present-day Bulgaria. It takes its name from the Tell-settlement of Ezero.Ezero follows the copper age ...
Descent of Perithous
The Descent of Perithous (Ancient Greek: Πειρίθου κατάβασις, Peirithou katabasis) is a fragmentary epic poem that was ascribed to Hesiod by the 2nd-century CE geographer Pausanias. The titular to...
Seven Barrows
Seven Barrows, situated just North of Lambourn, Berkshire, England, is a site of a Bronze Age cemetery. Excavators have found that one grave alone contained the cremated remains of 100 individuals dat...
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Golden Cone of Ezelsdorf-Buch
The Golden Cone of Ezelsdorf-Buch (German: Goldblechkegel von Ezelsdorf Buch) is a Late Bronze Age artefact discovered in 1953 between the villages of Ezelsdorf (Franconia) and Buch (Bavaria) in S...
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Egtved Girl
The Egtved Girl [ˈɛɡtʋɛð] (c. 1390–1370 BC) was a Nordic Bronze Age girl whose well-preserved remains were discovered outside Egtved, Denmark in 1921. Aged 16–18 at death, she was slim, 16...
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Caer Lêb
Caer Lêb is a prehistoric site on the Welsh island of Anglesey, west of Brynsiencyn. Its name means "Leaven Castle". It is a low-lying site near the Afon Braint with a double row of pentangular banks ...
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Bevisbury
Bevisbury is the site of a former Iron Age plateau fort of a single bank and ditch construction. The site is now largely destroyed and overgrown and the southern ramparts are the best preserved. There...
Galatas Palace
The Galatas Palace is a Minoan site on Crete found in the early 1990s. The East Wing is the best preserved part of the building, while the West and South wings have been extensively damaged. Excava...
Scillonian entrance grave
The entrance graves of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, and south east Ireland are megalithic chamber tombs of the Neolithic and early Bronze Age in the British Isles. Comparable sites are also known...
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum
25°8′14″E / 35.33944°N 25.13722°E / 35.33944; 25.13722The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is a museum located in Heraklion on Crete. It is one of the greatest museums in Greec...
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Forteviot Bronze Age tomb
Forteviot Bronze Age tomb is a Bronze Age burial chamber discovered in 2009 at Forteviot near Perth, Scotland. The Bronze Age tomb is one of a number of archaeological digs at the site that Co-directo...
Megaliths in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
In the area of present-day Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, up to 5,000 megalith tombs were erected as burial sites by people of the Neolithic Funnelbeaker (TRB) culture. More than 1,000 of them are p...
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Butmir culture
Butmir culture existed in Butmir, near Ilidža, Bosnia and Herzegovina, dating from the Neolithic period. It is characterized by its unique pottery, and is one of the best researched European cultures ...
Thymbra
Thymbra or Thymbre (Ancient Greek: Θύμβρα or Θύμβρη) was a town in the Troad, near Troy. The second of the six gates of Troy was named after it, according to John Lydgate. The location is about f...
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Cladh Hallan
Cladh Hallan ([kʰlˠ̪ɤɣ ˈhalˠ̪an]) is an archaeological site on the island of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland. It is significant as the only place in Great Britain where prehistoric mummi...
Colmeallie stone circle
The Colmeallie stone circle is a recumbent stone circle in Glen Esk, Angus, Scotland. It is located 8 km north of Edzell at Colmeallie Farm, adjacent to the unclassified road leading from the B966 to ...
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