anthropology

The Iceman cometh

On Sept. 19, 1991, Erika and Helmut Simon, vacationers from Nuremberg, Germany, discovered a man’s body protruding from the ice in the mountains of the…


Bone business

Just in time for Halloween, a controversy has erupted in the scientific community over an early human skull that was found in a dig site…


Praising or Hell-Raising?

It is widely accepted that absolutely everything on our 6000 year old earth derives directly from one of two superpowers – 1) God or 2)…


Archaeology, etc.

Dr. William James Mayer-Oakes was the first head of the U of M anthropology department back in the early 1960s. As an archaeologist, he took…