viernes, 19 de diciembre de 2014

Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2014 - HeritageDaily

1 – New digital map reveals stunning hidden archaeology of Stonehenge
A vast amount of previously unknown archaeological monuments have been unveiled around Stonehenge as part of an unprecedented digital mapping project that will transform our knowledge of this iconic landscape- including remarkable new findings on the world’s largest ‘super henge’, Durrington Walls.

4-  Oldest ever engraving discovered on 500,000-year-old shell
A team comprising of 21 researchers studied hundreds of fossil shells and associated finds and sediments from the Homo erectus site in Trinil, on the Indonesian island of Java. The shells are part of the Dubois Collection that has resided at the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre since the end of the 19th century.

9 – First Neanderthal rock engraving found in Gibraltar Cave
The first example of a rock engraving attributed to Neanderthals has been discovered in Gorham’s Cave, Gibraltar, by an international team.

10 – Copper Age settlement discovered in central Spain
Researchers from the Tübingen collaborative research center Resource Cultures (SFB 1070) have uncovered the remains of a previously unknown Copper Age settlement in the central Spanish region of Azután.


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