Small engraved rocks believed to have acted as a ‘social glue’ to unite early human societies.
Last known remains of modern human ancestors dated by Griffith archaeologist.
Figurative depiction of hunters may be oldest evidence of human ability to imagine supernatural beings.
Griffith researcher dates early human fossil found in Greece at 210,000 years old.
A Griffith researcher has helped date a significant archaeological find in Spain.
Griffith researchers are uncovering more about the “archaeologically invisible” – children of the Ice Age and their toys. Archaeologists have believed it near impossible to find toys from the deep past of Europe — the Palaeolithic, which dates to between around 45,000 to 11,000 years ago. Looking for children from this period is a relatively […]
Griffith University’s rock art expert Professor Paul Taçon has capped a remarkable year being honoured with the Rhys Jones Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Archaeology - the top archaeology award in Australia. Earlier this year he was awarded an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship worth $2.5 million to continue his rock art research.