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neolithic "Iceman's" DNA has been sequenced

Eduard Egarter-Vigl (left) and Dr. Albert Zink (right) taking a sample from the Iceman in November CREDIT: Samadelli Marco/EURAC

GRASS CAPE: The Iceman’s cape was made of 1m long stalks of plaited/braided reed-like Alpine grass. The original length is thought to have been about 90cm and would have covered the his entire torso and his thighs and was open in front and may have had slits for his arms, but no evidence remained for this.

Grass Cape BCE Probably the best example of a complete set of prehistoric clothes is that belonging to the year old Ötzi the Iceman found in the Alps in

Otzi, the 5,300 year old Iceman from the Alps...what we can learn from The contents of The Iceman's Belt about survival

Belt BCE Probably the best example of a complete set of prehistoric clothes is that belonging to the year old Ötzi the Iceman found in the Alps in

List of Neolithic cultures of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Majiayao culture is a name given by archaeologists to a group of Neolithic communities who lived primarily in the upper Yellow River region in eastern Gansu, eastern Qinghai and northern Sichuan, China. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Way cool, if any of you spend any time looking at old photographs you'll notice that people don't smile- So this is a treasure right here. Love the last one.   Don't underestimate the power of a smile- here, it shows us that photography trends of the day can't mask the happiness of true love.

A Victorian couple actually smiling in a photo…

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

Rapa Nui, Moai, Páscoa

The Rapa Nui (Easter Island) heads have bodies! While this isn't news in the Archaeology world, the discovery of hieroglyphs on the bases sort of is. Really interesting stuff!

PERSPECTIVES IN ANTHROPOLOGY

Bone Comparison - Comparing the ways the bones have changed over time and creating theories of why that may have happened.

Dinosaur leg found with tissue intact

NOT a dinosaur. This is the preserved foot of a Moa (Megalapteryx), a large flightless bird native to New Zealand that went extinct around Located in the Natural History Museum.

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