Rapport Archéo 2024

- Barmaz (Suisse) : Isotope study suggests men and women had equal access to resources 6,000 years ago

 Chemists, biologists, archaeologists: Who will unearth the recipes of our ancestors?

Was Seahenge (Angleterre)  created for a ritual to extend the summer during climate change battle?

- Gizah (Egypte) : Pyramids built along long-lost river, scientists discover

Habonim (Israel) :  ancient village adapted to drought, rising sea

Yaxnohcah, (Mexique) ; Ancient Maya blessed their ballcourts

- Gender-nonconforming ancient Romans found refuge in community dedicated to goddess Cybele

- The hidden role of the Milky Way in ancient Egyptian mythology

Cortona (Italie) :Unraveling the iconography of the Etruscan lamp

Cueva de El Toro (Espagne) : Early herding communities used a wide variety of livestock management strategies

- When did the chicken cross the road? New evidence from Central Asia

Supe Valley (Pérou) : Evidence of violence at a time of crisis

Movement of crops, animals played a key role in domestication

MEXIQUE ; Archaeologists recover Aztec Codices of San Andrés Tetepilco

Tudor era horse cemetery in Westminster revealed as likely resting place for elite imported anim

Scientists uncover evidence that microplastics are contaminating archaeological remains

- New research suggests Ötzi's tattoos were made by hand-poking.

- La Marmotta (Italie) : The first Neolithic boats in the Mediterranean

Must Farm (England) :  ‘cozy domesticity’ of prehistoric stilt-house dwellers in ancient marshland

Malaria, smallpox, polio: Here's how we know life in ancient Egypt was ravaged by disease

- Archeoastronomy uses the rare times and places of previous total solar eclipses to help us measure history

Human activity on Curaçao began centuries earlier than previously believed

Rabana-merquly(Iraq):  Was the mountain fortress also a Parthian-era sanctuary ?

Vaakunakylä  (Finlande): Archaeologists uncover the heritage of a marginalized community

- Archaeologists unearth abandoned townsite at Washington on The Brazos

- Cotzumalhuapa (Guatemala):  Ancient Mesoamericans may have drunk tobacco in healing rituals

Rare eleventh-century astrolabe discovery reveals Islamic–Jewish scientific exchange

Experiment captures why pottery forms are culturally distinct

- The tools in a medieval Japanese healer's toolkit: From fortunetelling and exorcism to herbal medicines

Cotzumalhuapa (Guatemala):  Ancient Mesoamericans may have drunk tobacco in healing rituals

Seeing the wood for the trees: how archaeologists use hazelnuts to reconstruct ancient woodlands

- Saint-Romain-en-Gal (France): Dense urbanisation de ce secteur durant l’ Antiquité (1e-3e s. ap. J.-C.), et occupation inédite du bas Moyen Age (14e-16e s.).

Artifact could be linked to Spanish explorer Coronado's expedition across Texas Panhandle

Rethinking ancient Rome and its colonies in Africa

Did Eurasia's dominant East-West axis 'turn the fortunes of history'?

Some Pre-Roman humans were buried with dogs, horses and other animals

Callacpuma (Perou): UW anthropologists’ research unveils early stone plaza

Neolithic groups from the south of the Iberian Peninsula first settled permanently in San Fernando (Cadiz) 6,200 years ago

Painkiller or pleasure? First conclusive evidence found for intentional use of black henbane in the Roman world

Cape Ray (Canada): Archaeologists probe mysterious shipwreck

-- Prehistoric mobility among Tibetan farmers, herders shaped highland settlement patterns, cultural interaction

 Tiarp (Suede): Excavated dolmen one of the oldest in Scandinavia

The Grave's Embrace: New research sheds light on Bronze Age family relationships

Chine : Deciphering the patterns of human settlements on the Ordos Plateau

- Oldenburg (Allemagne): A peek into the cooking pot: Burnt food remains document 5,000-year-old food preparation

World's largest database of weeds lets scientists peer into the past, and future, of global agriculture

China's medieval Tang dynasty had a surprising level of social mobility, new study finds

- Athenes (Grece): Despite intensive scientific analyses, this head remains a mystery

Castle Rock reveals an ancient Native American calendar

- A princess's psalter recovered? Pieces of a 1,000-year-old manuscript found

Ancient cities provide key datasets for urban planning, policy and predictions in the Anthropocene

Researchers study unusual late-Roman metalware hoard discovered in the British Isles

Archeologists map lost cities in Ecuadorian Amazon, settlements that lasted 1,000 years

Discovery of immense fortifications dating back 4,000 years in northwestern Arabia

Ancient Roman wine production may hold clues for battling climate change

Tell es-Safi/Gath  (Israel) : Researchers rely on the earth's magnetic field to verify an event mentioned in the Old Testament

- Rise of archery in Andes Mountains dated to 5,000 years ago — earlier than previous research