White European history – January 19th, 2016

Bronze-Age fire leaves evidence of life 3,000 years ago – “The family got out, and never came back. Their house collapsed into the river, where its contents cooled instantly, preserved in clay”

Iron-Age Norwegians liked their bling, as shown by various finds of coloured beads

The 240 year old “writer automaton” doll from Switzerland

Century-old Australian Antarctic outpost yields coal shovel, food jars, wooden implements

Interbreeding with archaic humans assisted in shaping our adaptation to our environment – “Neanderthals, for example, had lived in Europe and Western Asia for around 200,000 years before the arrival of modern humans. They were likely well adapted to the local climate, foods, and pathogens…”

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