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phys.orgOrigins and spread of Eurasian fruits traced to the ancient Silk RoadStudies of ancient preserved plant remains from a medieval archaeological site in the Pamir Mountains of Uzbekistan have shown that fruits such as apples, peaches, apricots and melons were cultivated in the foothills of Inner Asia. The archaeobotanical study, conducted by Robert Spengler of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, is among the first systematic analyses of medieval agricultural crops in the heart of the ancient Silk Road. Spengler identified a rich assemblage of fruit and nut crops, showing that many of the crops we are all familiar with today were cultivated along the ancient trade routes.
themindcircle.com17 Incredible Photographs That Capture Daily Life in New York City in 1983Thomas Hoepker got his education in archaeology and art history. From 1960 to 1963, he was employed with Münchner Illustrierte and Kristall as a photo reporter. This gave him the opportunity to travel throughout the world. In 1964, he got a job with Stern magazine. At the same time, Magnum was distributing his previous
artforum.comBritish Museum Returns Looted Artifacts to IraqIn a ceremony in London on Friday, August 10, the British Museum restituted several artifacts that had been looted from Iraq more than fifteen years earlier. Palko Karasz of the New York Times reports that the authorities seized the works from a local dealer, who has since gone out of business, in 2003 and only passed them on to the British Museum for analysis earlier this year.The eight works, some of which date back to five thousand years ago, are from the archaeological site of Girsu, a Sumerian city in Tello in southern Iraq. They include three fired-clay cones that featured cuneiform