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6 Topic Pages Found in Archaeology & Paleontology and starting with the letter B
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Open Babylonia

( băbĭlō'nēӘ ), ancient empire of Mesopotamia. The name is sometimes given to the whole civilization of S Mesopotamia, including the states

Ba'labakk (Lebanon)

City of ancient Syria, now in Lebanon, 60 km/36 mi northeast of Beirut. It was originally a centre of Baal worship. The Greeks identified Baal with

Beaker cultures

Prehistoric people thought to have been of Iberian origin, who spread out over Europe from the 3rd millennium BC . They were skilled in metalworking,

bow and arrow

weapon consisting of two parts; the bow is made of a strip of flexible material, such as wood, with a cord linking the two ends of the strip to form a


Scottish Iron Age stone tower. These circular structures often stand within an enclosure which contained round or oval huts and probably acted as

Open Bronze Age
Bronze Age

Stage of prehistory and early history when copper and bronze (an alloy of tin and copper) became the first metals worked extensively and used for