Saving the world, one wrinkled dress shirt at a time (x).
Comparison between skeletons of Homo neanderthalensis and Homo sapiens (modern human).
Figure of the Moment
Predynastic Egyptian figurine UC9601 is very much in demand right now. She has just finished a stint as the poster girl for the Petrie Museum’s A Fusion of Worlds exhibition. Now this petite, 6.6 cm-high pottery statuette is on her way to the Centre Pompidou-Metz, France where she will feature in the international exhibition Simple Shapes, alongside works by Barbara Hepworth, Pablo Picasso and Henry Moore. (image)UC9601, Egyptian figurine dating to c.3600 BC. Excavated from the surface of cemetery 100 at Qau in the early 1920s. (image)Design etched onto the back of UC9601. Representation………. Read More
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Happy Wednesday! Time for an all new archaeology cartoon of the week, enjoy!
This week’s cartoon comes from our friends at archaeologyrocks101
(Me when I realized my boss left my best photo scale in the same woods where two colleagues had lost their trowels two years before.)