Tag Archives: Archaeology

Archaeologist digs deep to reveal Easter Island torsos

There’s more to the world-famous heads of Easter Island than meets the eye. Ask archaeologist Jo Anne Van Tilburg, a research associate at the UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology and director of its Rock Art Archive, who has been lecturing and writing about Easter Island’s iconic monolithic statues for years. As the director of the […] … learn more→

Ancient blades cut through millenia of human history

Archaeology has long associated advanced blade production with the Upper Palaeolithic period, about 30,000-40,000 years ago, linked with the emergence of Homo Sapiens and cultural features such as cave art. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University have uncovered evidence which shows that \”modern\” blade production was also an element of Amudian industry during the late […] … learn more→

Master of Archaeological Science

The Master and Graduate Certificate of Archaeological Science are taught across four ANU Colleges: ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU College of Asia and Pacific, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, and the ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. … learn more→