The top ten Aztec deities recognized by scholars: article by Nicoletta Maestri; updated by K. Kris Hirst. Source: Aztec Gods … More
Archaeologists discover graves belonging to Parthian [and Sassanid] era in Amlash [Iran] Source: Archaeologists discover graves belonging to Parthian era … More
Another one of archaeologist Kris Hirst’s articles: Garlic Domestication – Where Did it Come from and When?
Olive history is complicated by the fact that the olive was domesticated at least nine times, the earliest beginning at … More
“In the millennia following einkorn’s domestication, the selection work of ancient farmers (coupled with a bit of good luck) produced a new and unusual kind of domesticated wheat, an extraordinary three-way hybrid among a wild wheat and a couple of closely related weeds in the goatgrass family. This strange new kind of wheat had two small physiological features that had huge implications for the way most of us humans eat.”