Tag: history

“Simpson” painting fetches nearly $258,000 at auction

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
“Simpson” painting fetches nearly $258,000 at auction

Watercolour by Horace Moore-Jones goes under hammer in Auckland.

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Horses hunted in North America 13,300 years ago, research shows

| March 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
Horses hunted in North America 13,300 years ago, research shows

Kills sites south of Calgary date back to Ice Age.

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Strange South American mammals were related to horses, research shows

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Strange South American mammals were related to horses, research shows

Breakthrough technique used to reveal fossils’ secrets.

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Unearthed remains may be those of a knight who jousted

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Unearthed remains may be those of a knight who jousted

Medieval individual had injuries consistent with jousting.

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Gruesome end: Pharaoh probably on horseback when attacked

| March 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Gruesome end: Pharaoh probably on horseback when attacked

Researchers paint picture of pharaoh’s brutal death.

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WW1 remount camp prepares for war horse statue

| March 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
WW1 remount camp prepares for war horse statue

New statue to commemorate horses and men of Romsey.

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“Walking app” features Britain’s famous White Horses

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
“Walking app” features Britain’s famous White Horses

Take in all 9 of Marlborough’s famous white horses with new app.

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Wild horses a crucial part of Neanderthal diet, study finds

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Wild horses a crucial part of Neanderthal diet, study finds

Analysis of 11,500 bone and teeth fragments reveals fresh insights.

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Archaeological dig planned for Waterloo battlefield

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Archaeological dig planned for Waterloo battlefield

Hopes for fresh insights into battle that cost thousands of men and horses their lives.

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Did ancient butchering tools give evolutionary edge to human communication?

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Did ancient butchering tools give evolutionary edge to human communication?

African butchering technology may have nurtured language, teaching.

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Valuable collection of Victorian carriages to be auctioned in Britain

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
Valuable collection of Victorian carriages to be auctioned in Britain

One coach alone expected to fetch up to £300,000.

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Remains of chariots, horses unearthed at site of Chinese tombs

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Remains of chariots, horses unearthed at site of Chinese tombs

Archaeologists unearth 28 chariots and 49 pairs of horses.

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Retreating glacier provides clues to the lives of Iron Age horsemen and hunters

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Retreating glacier provides clues to the lives of Iron Age horsemen and hunters

Norwegian glacier even preserved a 1700-year-old woollen tunic.

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Celebration marks return of horse painting to Maine

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Celebration marks return of horse painting to Maine

Portrait of harness racer King William returns to its home state.

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Indian fossils provide crucial evidence on the origins of the horse

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Indian fossils provide crucial evidence on the origins of the horse

Important fossils unearthed on the edge of a coal mine.

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Ancient horse fossil preserves uterus with unborn foal

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ancient horse fossil preserves uterus with unborn foal

Nearly complete fossilized fetus found in 47 million-year-old Eurohippus messelensis.

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Tarpan: Repainting an ancient picture

| November 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Tarpan: Repainting an ancient picture

Documentary traces the history of the Tarpan’s death and rebirth.

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Horse-like head on oddball dinosaur

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Horse-like head on oddball dinosaur

Weird dinosaur most likely a regional oddity.

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Ancient auditory illusions linked to sites of prehistoric art

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ancient auditory illusions linked to sites of prehistoric art

Link between rock-art sites and locations with strongest sound reflection, says expert.

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Horse movie feast at NY’s Equus Film Festival

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Horse movie feast at NY’s Equus Film Festival

New York saddles up for largest multicultural collection of horse films ever screened.

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