Articles in "Prehistory"

7,000 Years Ago: Israeli Researchers Find Earliest Evidence of Fruit Tree Cultivation

Olive trees were first domesticated 7,000 years ago, a joint study by Israeli researchers from Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew ...

Israeli Scientists Uncover Traces of Fire Dating Back At Least 800,000 Years

Israel scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science, using an advanced, innovative method they developed to detect nonvisual traces of ...

Israeli Study Reveals that Humans Gave Objects Sentimental Value 500,000 Years Ago

Collectors in the prehistoric world recycled old stone tools some 500,000 years ago to preserve the memory of their ancestors, a new ...

1.5 M. Years Old Bone Found in Jordan Valley, Earliest Evidence of Ancient Humans in Israel, Sheds Light on Crucial Question

A new study, led by researchers from Bar-Ilan University, Ono Academic College, The University of Tulsa, and the Israel Antiquities ...

From Giant Elephants to Gazelles: Breakthrough Israeli Study Tracks Development of Early Humans’ Hunting Practices

A groundbreaking study by researchers from Tel Aviv University tracks the development of early humans' hunting practices over the last 1.5 ...

120,000-Year-Old Messages Made of Bone Found in Israel

Israeli and French researchers have uncovered boned from the prehistoric ear with etchings, believed to be one of the oldest pieces of ...

Earliest Ever Evidence for the Use of Stone Tools for Grinding Found in Israeli Cave

The earliest evidence for the use of stone tools for grinding, some 350,000 years ago, was found in the Tabun Cave in northern Israel by ...

Prehistoric Structures in Northern Israel Reveal Rock Art of a Mysterious Ancient Culture

A study of large prehistoric stone monuments has led to the discovery of 4,200-year-old art engraved on the walls of megalithic burial ...

200,000-Year-Old Fossils from Israeli Cave Change Our Understanding of Human History

Contrary to a popular theory that the cold and dry climate of the Ice Age was a barrier to the intercontinental migration of humans, new ...

Excavation Reveals Prehistoric Village in the Jordan Valley

Jordan Valley (TPS) - A prehistoric village dated to around 12,000 years ago was uncovered near the Sea of Galilee in Israel on Wednesday, ...