Journal articleIncorruptible and brilliant, and shining like the sun, gold has always attracted attention. From its earliest known use at Varna around 4500 BC, this metal has been utilised to make some of the finest objects humans have ever possessed. Gold use, and the know-how to work it, arrived in Britain...
Knight, Matthew G ; Sheridan, J A ; Horak, Jana
Journal articleTen thousand years ago, Ireland, Britain and the adjacent continent were already sharing connections while developing separate histories and identities. Ancient DNA has brought poweful new ways of exploring these worlds, as Lara Cassidy shows with a new genomic study of hunters and early farmers.
Cassidy, Lara ; Sheridan, J A
Combined visual and biochemical analyses confirm depositor and diet for Neolithic coprolites from Skara BraeCoprolites (fossilized faeces) can provide valuable insights into species’ diet and related habits. In archaeozoological contexts, they are a potential source of information on human-animal interactions as well as human and animal subsistence. However, despite a broad discussion on coprolites in archaeology, such finds are rarely subject to detailed examination...
Romaniuk, Andrzej A ; Panciroli, Elsa ; Buckley, Michael ; Chowdhury, Manasij Pal ; Willars, Carla …