Ancient news stories
The oldest known copy of a text claiming to be Jesus’ teachings to his brother James has been discovered in an ancient Egyptian trash dump, scattered among piles of fifth-century papyrus, ancient tax receipts and bills of sale for wagons and donkeys.
Immediately after Trump signed the Bears Ears proclamation, the Navajo Nation, along with four other tribes, announced they will collectively be filing a lawsuit against the administration.
Australia will have asteroid mining before we have people living on Mars, according to leading Australian scientists.
A collection of 27 fragmented statues of the goddess Sekhmet has been unearthed at the King Amenhotep III funerary temple on Luxor’s west bank.
The varied sex lives of a type of green algae have enabled a University of Adelaide researcher to test a theory of why there are males and females.
At the Sungir Upper Paleolithic site bone jewelry has been discovered and found to serve numerous purposes in the daily lives of our prehistoric ancestors.
Scientists think Psyche could be what’s left of an exposed metal core of a planet very similar to Earth.
In a study published November 29 in the journal PLOS ONE, a group of researchers from across the country predicted that rising sea levels will submerge more than 13,000 archaeological sites in the southeastern United States by 2100.
Newly released research into over 200 eggs and 16 embryos from the pterosaur Hamipterus, including the first computed tomography (CT) scans, eclipses what was previously known about these cousins of the dinosaurs.
For years the survival of the ancient peoples of the Southwest, the ancestors of the modern Pueblo, were believed to have lived primarily off of corn crops. But in many parts of the region, there was little to no evidence of actual corn growth – and the soil in much of the region appeared to be too poor for cultivating maize.
A group led by Vladislav Zhitenev found out that many items were crafted specifically for burial purposes, while others were worn on a daily basis.
Anchiornis had four wings as well as multiple rows of feathers that could have helped provide some aerodynamic lift.
This “hallucination machine” isn’t just for entertainment; it opens new avenues into research on visual hallucinations, according to a new study.
Researchers have discovered an unexpected painting after graffiti was removed at a cave in the Southern Urals – a double-humped camel. Now they are explaining what it means about Upper Paleolithic travel and art.
Instead of giant teeth and a menacing frame, the fishes that roam in the deepest parts of the ocean are small, translucent, bereft of scales—and highly adept at living where few other organisms can.