Sound echoing within caves may have also influenced what early humans put on rock walls.
Thousands of years ago, an early human ventured deep within a cave, where sound reverberated off the walls. Perhaps by either speaking or walking, they generated the sound reminiscent of a hoof. To represent this sound, they drew… more »
When and where did humans develop language? To find out, look deep inside caves, suggests an MIT professor.
More precisely, some specific features of cave art may provide clues about how our symbolic, multifaceted language capabilities evolved, according to a new paper co-authored by MIT linguist Shigeru Miyagawa.
In the beginning was the word. And it was first spoken by Homo erectus, according to a controversial new theory.
Most palaeoanthropologists believe language emerged with the evolution of Homo sapiens around 350,000 years ago. But Daniel Everett, author of ‘How Language Began’, claims our earlier ancestors must have been able to talk… more »
For the last sixteen years writers have been arriving from all over the world to be part of something special on a Greek Cycladic island. The place: Andros, the writing workshops: Aegean Arts Circle, the instructors: Award winning authors.
There are many choices out there on what to do with your vacation time… more »
For decades it was known only as the “graffiti stone.” Leaning against a wall in a shadowy corner of Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulcher, the big blank rock the size of a dining-room table invited scribbling by passing pilgrims and tourists.
But two Israeli researchers who recently examined the other side of the stone say… more »
Position Number: 53071087 Benefits Eligible: No Campus Location: Dahlonega Job Close Date: 02/20/2018 General Summary:
The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for Part Time Temporary Assistants for the 2018 Study Abroud- Sicily. The Graduate Assistants for the 2018 UNG Sicilian Archaeological Field School will assist faculty teaching and transporting students… more »