Ever wondered what our “cousins”, the neanderthals, were up to during their time? We have. In fact, many archaeologists have, and studying neanderthals and the Middle Paleolithic has been a key aspect in Archaeology. Recently our colleague and friend, Jovan Galfi, has been studying a Middle Paleolithic stone tool assemblage… Read More »Studying the stone tools at Escoural.
We hope you enjoy your veggies because today we are going to talk about… agriculture. Humans didn’t always accompany their meat with lettuce, tomato, and carrot, nor did we always have bread or cereal for breakfast. In fact, agriculture marked a revolution in human (pre)history. Starting at about 10,000 years… Read More »The beginnings of agriculture.
Image with the autograph of José Leite de Vasconcelos (one of the most important “archaeologists” from the beginning of the 20th century) taken from Cardoso, 2012. What if we tell you that knowing and understanding the past is not only important in Archaeology and History, but also in every science… Read More »Is History important in Archaeological Sciences?