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Prestigious Book Award for Ziyaret Tepe

"Ziyaret Tepe: Exploring the Anatolian Frontier of the Assyrian Empire" has been awarded the 2019 Felicia A. Holton book award by the Archaeological Institute of America.

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Mapping archaeology while mapping an empire: Using historical maps to reconstruct hydrology and ancient settlements

New research highlights the archaeological importance of early 20th-century maps produced by the Survey of India. Although created in a particular imperial context, these maps incidentally recorded the locations of thousands of ancient archaeological sites and hydrological features.

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Palaeoproteomics at Cambridge

In conversation with Matthew Collins, McDonald Professor of Palaeoproteomics

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Gaining Traction: Cattle pulled loads 2,000 years earlier than previously thought

Cattle were being used to pull loads as early as 6,000 BC according to new research, providing the earliest systematic evidence of animals being used as engines.

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The Poor Man of Nippur - World's first film in Babylonian

Cambridge Assyriology students led by Dr Martin Worthington have made the world's first film in Babylonian. Based on a 2,700-year-old poem, 'The Poor Man of Nippur' is a violent and comic story of revenge.

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Prestigious Book Award for Ziyaret Tepe

Jan 18, 2019

"Ziyaret Tepe: Exploring the Anatolian Frontier of the Assyrian Empire" has been awarded the 2019 Felicia A. Holton book award by the Archaeological Institute of America.

Differentiating summer and winter rainfall in northwest South Asia around the 4.2 ka climatic “event”

Jan 15, 2019

New results point to a 200-year period of abnormally strong winter precipitation between c.4.5-4.3 thousand years ago

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