In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Many vertebrae were cleaved, suggesting animals had been divided into left and right portions, an unusual butchery practice for this period of prehistory, perhaps for feasting.
- The south coast of Peru is the region that much of Andean prehistory bases its archaeological chronology on, so this is not a minor issue.
- Thus, the information in our genomes carries with it a record of our prehistory.
- Living on the Isle of Wight with a life-long interest in prehistory I have spent many hours field-walking and have a substantial collection of flint tools and flakes.
- Up to the age of 14, children in Britain are taught the basics of archaeology and history from prehistory to the recent past - and this now includes much more archaeology to enrich and enliven the story than there was 20 years ago.
- After studying archaeology at Cambridge University, he became curator of prehistory at the Museum of London.
- Not only in the earliest periods but throughout prehistory, humans disposed of the bodies of their loved ones by a variety of means, most of which have left no traces and can be only be guessed at by scholars today.
- The earliest of seven main subdivisions of Andean prehistory, spanning the period 9000-1800 bc, embraces the time from the earliest human presence in the region down to the first use of ceramics.
- Many archaeologists vigorously deny that cannibalism has ever been normal practice in Britain or elsewhere, in prehistory or at any more recent period.
- A Cotswold-Severn tomb is one of the classic sites of British prehistory, and to have an opportunity to excavate one completely was such a treat, and a privilege.
- Childe really saw that you couldn't write European prehistory on its own and in isolation.
- I studied prehistory and archaeology at Sheffield University, and then specialised in scientific methods in archaeology at Bradford.
- Thus what had been an ordinary rubbish pit in prehistory has now become - for the modern prehistorian - a meaningful layout of objects.
- The wheel, the horse, the camel, and roads facilitated huge improvements in the speed and carrying capacity (though not the range) of overland transport when compared with the foot traffic of prehistory.
- Here the old idea of prehistory, that time ‘before human beings could record their present or their past’ has no useful purpose.
- Archeological findings have placed knowledge of Iranian prehistory at middle Paleolithic times.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.