Ancient news stories
This event, and the media whirlwind around it, raise important questions about America’s historic baggage when it comes to issues of race.
From 25 to 28 January, scientists will gather at a workshop at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom to discuss what the new finds suggest about Neanderthal views of death.
Archaeologists believe that a native civilization smelted the mask before Europeans made their way over and it could be as old as thousands of years BC.
Many of the city’s roads began as indigenous pathways – just one example of Native American infrastructure that helped make Chicago a successful city.
AI has predicted a new hybrid species stemming from Denisovans and Neanderthals that has not yet been identified.
Analysis of fossil teeth reveals that the children of mysterious prehistoric human relatives grew slowly – just like us.
Geneticists have begun using old bones to make sweeping claims about the distant past. But their revisions to the human story are making some scholars of prehistory uneasy.
Analysis of jaw from 6.5-year-old child in Xujiayao Cave who lived as much as a quarter-million years ago indicates modern-type parental care.
Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities is developing the around the Dendera temple complex into an open-air museum, Ahram Online reports.
Thanks to an ongoing archeological dig, nearly 30,000 artifacts have turned up that could provide context to the rich history of the Michigan-Canada border as well as its indigenous relations.
This is very strong circumstantial evidence for an early human presence in eastern Beringia from 32,000 years ago throughout the LGM.
The remains, which had been stored at the Illinois State Museum, hadn’t been properly dated using modern techniques.