The pre-historic artists were not Homo sapiens but Denisovans – a long-extinct branch of ancient man – or possibly Neanderthals, another vanished sub-species, believe scientists.
A study on the pottery of Peru’s Paracas civilization tells us more about their neighbors 2,000 years ago—and turns up a unique ingredient.
Discovered by a fisherman, the statue garnered world renown before being confiscated by Hamas. The film ‘The Apollo of Gaza’ raises fascinating questions on the origins and fate of the sculpture.
Interbreeding with ancient humans means ancient genetic fragments still shaping heads of some Europeans.
An Astrobiology study proposes that an ancient supernova could have exposed Megalodon and other large ocean animals to deadly muon radiation.
A cave diver has uncovered a globally significant collection of ancient bones from Australia’s prehistoric period in the dark depths of South Australia’s underwater caves.
An Egyptologist has researched the unique fashion choices and clothing that ancient Egyptians once wore.
Among other things, the DNA suggests these toolmakers were both male and female, and some may have been as young as 5 years old.
The mysterious statues of San Agustín and underground tombs of Tierradentro, in southern Colombia, are finally rising from the dead after being off-limits for decades.
Australia’s pint-sized banded hare-wallaby is the closest living relative of the giant short-faced kangaroos which roamed the continent for millions of years, but died out about 40,000 years ago.
What these songs reveal is an Indigenous perspective on the White Woman and a glimpse into the rich artistic culture of the Gunai/Kurnai.
The resources will assist teachers in implementing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures’ cross curriculum priority from the Australian Curriculum.