8th of October 2011: According to their father José, whom had recently separated from their mother Ruth Ortiz, two-year-old José and… Read more The Breton Murders: Bone Identification and Taphonomy in 21st-Century Spain
‘Side Note’: Altamira Re-Opening After 12 years closed to visitors, Altamira cave, known for its spectacular paintings dating to the… Read more The Boars from Altamira: Fact or Fiction?
Turrón, or nougat candy, is a popular Christmas sweet in Spain, which comes in many consistencies and flavours. At home… Read more Swiss Chocolate and La Tène Culture
Today is ‘World Animal Day‘ and given I’m a zoo(archaeo)logist I thought I would celebrate the lives of animals past… Read more World Animal Day: Saint Francis of Assisi and a Controversial ‘Science’ Paper
I have just returned from a two-week trip in Japan. I’m completely enamoured with the country, its people and all… Read more Japan, Jomon and Scarlett Johansson
Did Neanderthals Self-Medicate? I first came across the work of Dr Karen Hardy (ICREA, Spain) and colleagues on ancient dental calculus at… Read more NeanderKamomil: A Soothing Solution You Can Trust
A few weeks ago I began writing about horse burgers with the intention of discussing prehistoric eating habits in Britain.… Read more Equid Consumption in the Palaeolithic