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NY Times: A 2,700-Year-Old Figurine Revives a Weighty Mystery

A bronze statuette recovered from a river in Germany may have been part of an early Scandinavian weight system, some archaeologists believe. Two summers ago, while snorkeling in the marshy streams of the Tollense River on Germany’s Baltic coast, a 51-year-old truck... Prehistoric cooking pot and Neolithic fish soup

Link to Article Find out more about the diet of the prehistoric people living in the Moscow region in the 4th century BC and the ways they economised on firewood plus a curious archaeological find.Today’s issue of the History of Things features an item that dates back...