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Jarlshof: looking down into a round house | The archaeological site at Jarlshof represents over 4,000 years of continual human habitation. The earliest remains are of Bronze Age buildings from around 2500-2000 BC; Iron Age round houses date from between 200 BC and AD 800; a Viking settlement from the 9th to 14th centuries stands towards the eastern side of the site; and finally the castle, the Laird’s House, stands in the centre of the site and was converted from a medieval farmhouse to a fortified residence in the 1500s. (via Geograph)

evocativesynthesis:

Jarlshof: looking down into a round house | The archaeological site at Jarlshof represents over 4,000 years of continual human habitation. The earliest remains are of Bronze Age buildings from around 2500-2000 BC; Iron Age round houses date from between 200 BC and AD 800; a Viking settlement from the 9th to 14th centuries stands towards the eastern side of the site; and finally the castle, the Laird’s House, stands in the centre of the site and was converted from a medieval farmhouse to a fortified residence in the 1500s. (via Geograph)

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tammuz:

A calcite bowl dedicated to the Sumerian goddess Inanna from Ur’s Early Dynastic III Era (2600-2500 BC). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY.     
Photo by Babylon Chronicle

tammuz:

A calcite bowl dedicated to the Sumerian goddess Inanna from Ur’s Early Dynastic III Era (2600-2500 BC). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY.     

Photo by Babylon Chronicle

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propaedeuticist:

adorned-yet-flattened skulls of Ur nobility

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pushingdaisies951:

Paleoanthropology (English: Palaeoanthropology; from Greek: παλαιός (palaeos) “old, ancient”), anthrōpos (ἄνθρωπος), “man”, understood to mean humanity, and -logia (-λογία), “discourse” or “study”), which combines the disciplines of paleontology and physical anthropology, is the study of ancient humans as found in fossil hominid evidence such as petrifacted bones and footprints.

pushingdaisies951:

Paleoanthropology (English: Palaeoanthropology; from Greek: παλαιός (palaeos) “old, ancient”), anthrōpos (ἄνθρωπος), “man”, understood to mean humanity, and -logia (-λογία), “discourse” or “study”), which combines the disciplines of paleontology and physical anthropology, is the study of ancient humans as found in fossil hominid evidence such as petrifacted bones and footprints.

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