Ancient news stories
Researchers found rocks in the area 412km west of Cairns were unlike any others in Australia, but similar to those in Canada.
Ornek explained his theory, saying that technologies were much more advanced 10,000 years ago than most people realize.
Scientists have used a new imaging technique to re-examine Egyptian art and find details that were previously missing.
After 10 months of intensive exploration, scientists in Mexico have discovered the world’s largest flooded cave system – and it’s truly an underwater wonderland.
Latest find on Cyclades’ Keros includes evidence of metal-working and suggests the beginnings of an urban centre, say archaeologists.
Archaeologists have begun excavating in an area known as the Valley of Monkeys, looking for the tomb of Ankhesenamun.
For the first time, research has uncovered the origins of the earliest domestic turkeys in ancient Mexico.
A team of scientists has examined the Middle Pleistocene Montmaurin-La Niche mandible, which reveals the complexity of the origin of the Neanderthals.
Ceramic decorated with birth of Athena copied from Parthenon frieze and other imported luxuries signal that the textile dyeing business was thriving in Bethsaida 2,300 years ago.
The finding highlights the importance ancient Egyptians placed on maternal lines of descent, Drosou’s group contends.
Setting these works on the same lands where actual events plays out connects the impact of colonisation on practices that existed for thousands of years to how they contribute to our being Aboriginal today.
DNA analysis finds a terrible epidemic was caused not by plague, but by the bacteria behind food poisoning.
This represents a step forward by the world’s roughly 12,000 professional astronomers in recognising the importance of traditional language and Indigenous starlore.
New laser technology is helping expand scientific knowledge of ancient Mayan sites, and has enabled scientists to uncover an ancient city in the rainforest of Guatemala.
All the evidence suggests that this is not only the largest Scythian princely tomb in South Siberia, but also the earliest – and that it may be harbouring some outstandingly well-preserved treasures.
Recent radiocarbon dating confirms that the arrow blade point is one of the earliest examples of copper metallurgy ever found in Yukon.