Gulf Times Curtis Runnels, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “The ancient humans who came across the mastodon carcass in present-day Southern California quickly went to work on its remains…” Expert quote: “This is the first time there’s been a demonstrated archaeological site with all the bells and whistles.” View full article.
Los Angeles Times Curtis Runnels, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “Shattered mastodon bones from a Southern California site bear the scars of human activity from 130,700 years ago, a team of scientists says — pushing back the generally accepted date that humans are thought to have settled North America by a whopping […]
Atlas Obscura Curtis Runnels, College of Arts & Sciences When archaeologists look back at history, certain materials rise to the top—the Bronze Age, the Stone Age, the Iron Age, and so on… Expert quote: “The defining technology [and] economy of the present world… is that we are in an age when electricity is necessary for EVERYTHING. […]
The Straits Times Curtis Runnels, College of Arts & Sciences Despite his many critics, maverick archaeologist Sam Osmanagich stands by his claims that he has uncovered not one, but five structures which he says are pyramids in Visoko in Bosnia-Herzegovina… Expert quote: “Early prehistoric cultures, including village farmers of the Neolithic (back to 9,000 years […]
The Guardian Curtis Runnels, College of Arts & Sciences Archaeologists have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wine cellar in the ruins of a Canaanite palace in Israel, and chemical analysis has revealed the sophistication of the period’s wine-making techniques… View full article
AZfamily.com Curtis Runnels, College of Arts & Sciences An amateur archaeologist said he has made a discovery that could change the theory of how America was first settled, but the tough part may be getting someone to listen… View article
Boston Globe Curtis Runnels, College of Arts & Sciences Science agrees on this much: For most of their history, the Americas were a vast land with no people… View article