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May 3, 2017
“Identifying the movement of lithic materials to reconstruct social networks has been a mainstay of research into Palaeolithic cognition and behavior, but such datasets are...
April 20, 2017
This Friday -- April 21 -- at 12pm, the Archaeology Brown Bag Lecture will be given by Abidemi Babatunde Babalola, who is a McMillan-Stewart Fellow at Harvard University. He...
April 17, 2017
The Yale Initiative for the Study of Ancient Pyrotechnology (http://archsci.yale.edu) plans to organize a session at the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) annual meeting...
April 7, 2017
Student presentations at the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting in Vancouver including the following student posters and presentations: Peter Coutros (Yale) and...
Bronze Crossbow Fibula
February 24, 2017
“The fall of empires has intrigued and interested many scholars for centuries: What makes a successful society fail? Could it have been avoided? Do these complex states...
Professor David Killick
February 17, 2017
“Prehispanic metal production and uses in the Andes is compared here to that of sub-Saharan Africa (excluding the Nile Valley and Eritrea/northern Ethiopia) before 1500 CE....
Rangong rockshelter in the 1960s
January 7, 2017
“The East African Rift system created one of the world’s most obsidian-rich landscapes, where this volcanic glass has been used to make tools for nearly two million...

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