Thursday, October 20, 2011

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The BBC tells us that archaeologists have found a 1,000 year-old viking boat burial in Scotland. That's a seriously rusty sword and axe.

A new study shows that much of the Paleolithic rock art in France's Rouffignac cave complex was made by children. This finding supports similar points on the role of children in rock art made by Dale Guthrie in his excellent book, The Nature of Paleolithic Art.

Here's an interesting interview (with book recommendations) with paleoanthropologist Tim White

The Navajo Nation has pressured the retailer Urban Outfitters into dropping a line of clothing and accessories using the tribe's name. "Navajo hipster panty" was just too much.

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