Ancient news stories
Animal bones found alongside the pipe were dated to between 1685 and 1530 B.C.E., indicating the pipe is the earliest evidence yet of tobacco smoking in North America.
Before colonization, Two-Spirits were the balance-keepers blessed to be able to see life through male and female eyes.
The latest Supreme Court case coincides with a resurgence of interest among a new generation of scholars and activists who are learning about and reviving indigenous food systems.
Looting of artefacts has always been a sign of military might or economic power. Over millennia, conquering generals would take away with them trophies to adorn their cities.
The well-preserved (and nearly complete) skeleton was unearthed in Yixian County, has been dated to approximately 126 million years ago, and has been identified as eutherian.
According to Darnell, the inscriptions found on the rock slabs represent the earliest form of writing in Egypt, which was a precursor to the hieroglyphic script.
Dave, author of the novel Trade Winds to Meluha concludes with a plea for education and a rekindled awareness of the positive lessons we can draw from ancient Indus practice.
The most exciting structural find was a perfectly preserved hearth constructed of orthostats, a base slab and packing stones.
Researchers just found four frogs preserved in amber at nearly 100 million years old suggesting frogs have been hanging out in the rainforest much longer than previously shown.
Geochemical analyses of ancient turquoise artifacts refute long-held claims that it was imported to Mexico from US.
Tribal leaders fear a border wall as envisioned by Trump will sever access to the Rio Grande river’s water, spoiling religious traditions and ruining ancient culture for the tribes.
The trees, aged between 1,100 and 2,500 years and some as wide as a bus is long, may have fallen victim to climate change, the team speculated.
A study of skulls from pre-Columbian Peru suggests the success rates of surgeons there was up to 80% during the Inca era, compared with just 50% during the American Civil War some 400 years later.
The discovery, published Friday in Nature Communications, pushes back the proposed age of the bubonic plague by 1,000 years.
The Cannabis Act will now go back to the House of Commons, which passed the bill in November 2017 but needs to sign off on changes made by the Senate.
Orkney’s famous chambered cairns have been reconstructed in 3D with viewers able to explore and move around the tombs like never before.