Posts Tagged ‘stone’

Barbara Comstock: GOP Will Pass the Trump ‘Kidney Stone’ Soon – He’s ‘Not Going to Be the Future of Anything’

Former Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” called former President Donald Trump a “political kidney stone” that the Republican Party should move past “sooner rather than later.” Anchor Nicolle Wallace said, “Barbara, why are there only two? Why it just Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger who see this the way you see it?” Comstock […]

Did Stone-Age Giants Live in the Champlain and Hudson Valleys?

In the serene woodlands of the Northeastern United States, the Champlain Lake Valley meanders through the landscape, dividing the Adirondack and Green Mountain ranges. As the Champlain Basin ends, the Hudson River Valley begins, passing through mountain ranges and into the Atlantic Ocean. Modern headlines and history books may neglect to mention, but the forested […]

Stone Mining and Crushing Units Need Reforms For Protecting Workers and Environment

The most widespread mining in India relates to  mining and quarrying of various kinds of stone aimed at supplying stone to construction sector. Since this is widely scattered in the country and is frequently in the informal sector, complete and reliable records are difficult to obtain but clearly it is very widespread and despite some […]

Vale da Pedra Furada Stone Tool Questions First Americans Timeline

Evidence excavated from a fertile archaeological site in Brazil known as Vale da Pedra Furada may force researchers to re-evaluate existing theories about when modern humans first arrived in South America. The evidence in question is a single stone tool , with rare features that make it clear the object was man-made. This unusual tool […]

Stone intifada turned into missile intifada: Iranian defense chief

Stone intifada turned into missile intifada: Iranian defense chief – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN— Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami on Wednesday condemned the brutal acts of the Zionist regime against the defenseless people of Gaza, saying Palestinians’ resistance against occupiers has turned from launching stones to missiles. General Hatami made the remarks in a meeting […]

When a stone confronts a rifle

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement by the International Jewish Collective for Justice in Palestine. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. When a person holding a stone confronts soldiers who are armed with rifles, ask yourself why they are willing to do that. […]

Arabs Riot, Stone Police Following Dawn Prayers on the Temple Mount

Israeli police take up positions during clashes with Palestinians on Laylat al-Qadr during the holy month of Ramadan, Jerusalem’s Old City, May 8, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun. – Unrest continued in Jerusalem on Sunday morning, as Arab protesters attacked Israeli police in the Old City following dawn prayers on the Temple Mount, hurling stones […]

The Neolithic Builder of the Aberdeenshire Recumbent Stone Circles

In my recently published book, I write “It is astonishing that so much attention is given to the prehistoric monuments of both Stonehenge and Avebury henge when the remains of a far greater Stone Age architectural achievement still exists across the Aberdeenshire countryside.” I am, of course, referring to the recumbent stone circles (RSCs) of […]

Mapping Mustatils, Saudi Arabia’s 7000-Year-Old Stone Monuments

Over 7,000 years ago, people built hundreds of large stone structures in the area that is now northwest Arabia. Archaeologists have identified this act as the earliest known example of a widespread monument building tradition. The stone structures, called mustatils, predate the Egyptian pyramids and Britain’s stone circles – by millennia. From the Air to […]

The first human home? Archaeologists discover traces of 1.8 million-year-old stone tools in African ‘Miracle’ cave

Israeli and Canadian researchers say they have uncovered evidence the prehistoric inhabitants of a South African cave were fashioning stone tools nearly two million years ago, making the cave one of the world’s oldest ‘homes’. The discovery was made in Wonderwerk Cave, a well-known archaeological site located in southern Africa’s Kalahari Desert. Researchers have been […]

Justice Department Sues Roger Stone, Alleging He Owes Nearly $2 Million in Unpaid Taxes

Plaintiff, the United States of America, brings this civil action to reduce to judgment and collect unpaid federal income tax liabilities owed by Defendants Roger J. Stone and Nydia B. Stone (collectively “Roger and Nydia Stone” or “the Stones”) for the years 2007 through 2011 and 2018. Drake Ventures LLC (“Drake Ventures”) is liable for […]

“Accidental” Destruction of Aboriginal Stone Arrangement in Australia

A private landowner has damaged a 1,500-year-old stone eel arrangement near Lake Bolac, Australia. The Kuyang stone monument was shaped into an eel and created before the Europeans arrived in Australia. Kuyang means eel in South West Aboriginal language. The eel stone arrangement has been on private land and owned by one family for 150 […]

WHO Pushes International Pandemic Treaty – Another Stepping Stone to World Government

The WHO is promoting a new international pandemic treaty to be drawn up and signed by the world’s nations. In their announcement on March 30th 2021 entitled COVID-19 shows why united action is needed for more robust international health architecture, the WHO (World Health Organization) predictably appeals to vague general principles and noble-sounding values in an […]

Scandinavian Origins | DNA | Stone Age Scandinavia

Tracking the migration of humans isn’t easy , but genetics is helping us uncover new information at breathtaking speed. We know that our species originated in Africa and likely reached Europe from the southeast no later than 42,000 years ago. During the last ice age some 33,000-20,000 years ago, when a permanent ice sheet covered […]

Britain has kept Stone Age statues, says Jordanian Rights Centre

The head of the Mesha Centre for Studies and Human Rights in Jordan has revealed that Britain has still not returned thirty Stone Age statues that were taken for restoration in 1990. According to Daifallah Hdeithat, the statues were supposed to be returned to Jordan within two years. “The terms of the restoration agreement provided […]

Does a Viking Age Mask Stone Picture the Real Hamlet?

Does a Viking Age Mask Stone picture the real Hamlet? Surely not, the immediate reply might be. It is well-known that Shakespeare modeled his Hamlet story over older versions of the story about Amleth, first written in Latin circa 1200 AD by Danish chronicle writer Saxo Grammaticus. While Shakespeare’s Hamlet was a fictional renaissance character […]

Severed Head of Stone Age Woman Found Lodged in Rocks of Italian Cave

Archaeologists arrived at Marcel Loubans cave near  Bologna, Italy, in 2017 to embark on  a unique rescue mission . Their goal was to extract a solitary human skull that had somehow become marooned on a rocky ledge deep inside the  cave, at the top of a 40-foot (12 m) vertical shaft that could only be […]

Roger Stone dances to pro-Trump rap outside CPAC

Roger Stone was seen dancing outside of the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, as a hip-hop singer rapped about “Trump 2021” and the “patriots who knocked on the Capitol”. Video shared to Twitter showed Mr Stone and the singer performing for a small crowd outside the Hyatt Regency, where the four fay […]

Junapani Stone Circles: India’s Astronomical Megalithic Tombs

India has a rich historical and archaeological record. Something that may be less known about the Indian subcontinent is its many megalithic sites. Many of these sites are found across India. The megalithic monuments in that region are believed to have been constructed during the Iron Age (1500 BC-200 AD). The Junapani stone circles of […]

COVID In the Stone Age

A few months back, I tried to imagine what set us up for such a worldwide disaster as COVID 19?  I mean, if it started with fruit bats as most experts think, people have been hunting them for THOUSANDS of years! What has changed? Imagine, let’s say, in the year 1000 A.D., Hunter A goes […]

Stone Age People’s Fascination With Elk Teeth Pendants Examined

Seeking to unlock the secrets of a long-lost Stone Age society, a team of archaeologists recently performed an in-depth study of more than 4,000 elk teeth pendants currently housed at the Peter The Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography in St. Petersburg, Russia. These elk teeth pendants were recovered from 84 graves found on the […]

Saving the Forgotten Craft of Dry Stone Walling in Scotland

Dry stone wall building is one of Scotland’s oldest crafts, dating back as far back as 5,000 years ago, during the Neolithic period. Unfortunately, this ancient construction technique is disappearing. Read more Section:  News General Read Later  00

Inscribed Byzantine Greek Stone Dedicated To Mary Discovered in Israel

An ancient, inscribed Byzantine Greek stone has been discovered in Israel’s Negev desert with a rare Greek dedication to Maria, the Mother of God. The Byzantine Greek stone was found in Israel’s Nitzana National Park, located close to the Egyptian border. The Nitzana area is an important archaeological resource detailing the transitionary period from the […]

Stone Vessel Leads Researcher To The Lost Tomb Of Emperor Liu Zhi

An intrepid archaeologist in China has followed a series of clues from ancient texts leading to his discovery of an ornate stone vessel that he suspected indicated the lost burial mausoleum of the famous second-century ruler, Emperor Liu Zhi. Evidence of the lost tomb was discovered in China’s Henan Province. The lead researcher has presented […]

The Fan Pyramid of Tenerife, A Guanche Stone Solstice Marker

A peculiar pyramid with a ‘fan structure’ stands as an ancient stone solstice marker in Icod de los Vinos, a municipality on the island of Tenerife, in the Canary Islands (Spain). The precolonial inhabitants of Tenerife came to be known as the Guanches, sharing common origins with the Berbers of the North African coastline, probably […]

Ghostly genes, Gal Gadot and stone balls: Best archaeology stories of 2020

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Massive Underground Tunnels of Stone Age Stretch From Scotland To Turkey

22K Shares There are thousands of underground tunnels across Europe, stretching from the north in Scotland leading all the way down to the Mediterranean. This 12,000-year-old massive underground network is very impressive. Some experts believe the network was a way of protecting man from predators. Others suggest the linked tunnels were used as an ancient […]

Stone Age Peoples Made Bone Arrowheads – From Human Bones!

A recent analysis of artifacts obtained from North Sea beaches has revealed a surprising fact about life in ancient Europe. It seems that some Ice Age peoples carved weapons from human bones. This was confirmed through a process of molecular analysis that allows scientists to identify the specific animal source of fossilized skeletal remains. The […]

Here’s more proof that Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. is a stone-cold traitor!

A TREASONOUS JOINT U.S.-UK SPY AGREEMENT DATED DEC. 19, 2005 UNEARTHED AT/BY WIKILEAKS CAT More proof John G. Roberts, Jr. is a traitor; he and Sir Robert Fulton joined the Knights of Malta as about the same time. Ken Krieg, Robert Fulton. (Dec. 19, 2005). TOP SECRET US-UK Memo re. Special Access Programs (SAP) […]

Missing Stone Inscription Holds Key to Almazán Skeletons Enigma

Archaeologists in Almazán Spain are boxed into a corner with a double-edged mystery in which a missing carved stone holds the answer to why eleven bodies were buried beneath a massive medieval village wall, and by whom. Spain’s Soria province, in the Castile and León region, features many medieval villages with horse-worn stone streets shadowed […]

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