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24 August, 2022 - 14:53
Study Shows Humans and Neanderthals Interbred Primarily in the Near East
Multiple research projects have proven that Neanderthal DNA can be found in the genome of modern humans. This likely happened as a result of many interbreeding events that took place in the various...
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13 August, 2020 - 15:02
Oldest Known Cremation in The Near East, From 7000 BC
Archaeologists have unearthed parts of a nine thousand-year-old individual’s body in Israel who was burned or cremated in a ritualistic way. This discovery has established a new milestone for the...
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25 May, 2020 - 19:03
Clay Plate Shows Brutality of War in Ancient Near East
In Israel , a six year-old boy has made an amazing discovery in the desert. He found a 3,500 year-old clay plate, that shows the brutal aftermath of a conflict in the region during the Bronze Age ...
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27 December, 2017 - 01:56
Discovery of a 4,000-year-old military network in northern Syria
The discovery of more than a thousand sites in Syria has revised our understanding of the settlement of the steppes during all periods in the history of the Near East. Recently, analysis of aerial...
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22 June, 2017 - 02:00
DNA Analysis Suggests Cats Chose to Be Domesticated
According to an extensive DNA analysis of cat genes the domestic cat is descended from wild cats that were tamed twice; once in the Near East and then in Egypt. The study suggests that cats lived for...
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22 October, 2016 - 01:28
The Military Campaigns of Tiglath-pileser III: Priest King and Conqueror – Part 1
The year is 745 BCE and much of the Middle East is about to be conquered and confiscated by the powerful Assyrian Empire under King Tiglath-pileser III. Tiglath-Pileser III: stela from the walls of...
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8 March, 2015 - 22:46
Scant Evidence that Early Prehistoric People were Warlike, Anthropologist claims
The earlier Stone Age seems to have been a time of peace and not war, says an anthropologist specializing in war who has studied the published work of dozens of researchers. Unfortunately for many...
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