Forbes : Kristina Killgrove
Mt. Vesuvius May Have Turned Ancient Roman Brains Into Glass  22h00 22 janvier
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
A new analysis of glassy material found in a skull at Herculaneum suggests high temperatures from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD, but other researchers disagree.
Prehistoric Parents Let Their Babies Teethe On These Bone Spoons  19h38 24 décembre
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
Bone spoons are a far cry from Sophie the Giraffe, but archaeologists argue that these feeding items were incredibly important to the Neolithic Revolution.
Heel Bone From Italy Is Only Second Example of Crucifixion Ever Found  20h08 23 décembre
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
A new documentary on crucifixion airs on the Smithsonian Channel on 23 December, detailing the evidence from two ancient skeletons found thousands of kilometers apart.
DNA Analysis From Colonial Delaware Skeletons Reveals Beginning Of American Slave Trade  16h47 19 décembre
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
A new DNA study of skeletons from a farmstead on the Delaware frontier has revealed key information about the early transatlantic slave trade.
Archaeologists Find Case Of Dwarfism In 3rd Millennium BC China  15h39 13 décembre
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
A human skeleton discovered in the Chinese province of Henan is providing new information on the identification of dwarfism in the archaeological record as well as on disability and difference in the Neolithic period three millennia ago.
Symbolic Egyptian Head Cones Were A Reality, Archaeologists Find  18h48 11 décembre
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
Beeswax cones have been found for the first time in ancient Egyptian graves, sparking discussion about their purpose.
Archaeological Skeletons From London Prove Some Romans Were Lead Poisoned  15h12 29 novembre
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
New analysis of skeletons from Roman-era London show high levels of lead, lending support to the theory that population decline in the Roman Empire could have resulted from human-caused lead poisoning.
Archaeologists Discover Amazon Warrior In Ancient Armenian Grave  18h54 26 novembre
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
In the highlands of Armenia, archaeologists discovered the grave of an injured woman who died during the Iron Age; based on her wounds, she may have been an Amazon warrior.
A Case Of Death In Childbirth In Neolithic China  14h10 25 novembre
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
A new study of the burial of a woman and infant from Neolithic China may provide the clearest evidence yet for death related to childbirth.
Human Tooth Jewelry Discovered At Neolithic Site In Turkey  16h05 14 novembre
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
Among the animal-tooth pendants and other jewelry discovered at the Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük in Turkey, three human teeth that appear to have been drilled have also just been recovered, surprising archaeologists.
Babies In Ancient Ecuador Were Buried With Human Skull Helmets  14h22 13 novembre
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
Although the human head is a potent symbol in many South American cultures, archaeologists working at a site in Ecuador were surprised to find two babies buried with helmets made from the skulls of other kids.
What The Rise Of Rome Can Teach Us About Politics, Family, And White Supremacy  13h31 24 juin
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
A new book on the rise of Rome by Nicola Terrenato holds lessons for today’s society and politics.
No, Your Kids’ Evil Cellphone Won’t Give Them Horns  19h33 20 juin
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
The media has been crowing about phone bone for a week. Here’s why it’s ridiculous.
Vat Of Ancient Fish Sauce May Confirm Date That Pompeii Was Destroyed  14h19 03 juin
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
Picarels found in garum from Pompeii provide a window for the date of the Vesuvian eruption.
Palaeopoop From Neolithic CÌ atalhoÌ yuÌ k Reveals Parasitic Infections  13h31 31 mai
Kristina Killgrove, Contributor
Whipworm eggs found in two coprolites suggest a lack of hygiene.