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An archaeologist has figured out how the Egyptians may have aligned the monument almost perfectly along the cardinal points, north-south-east-west — they may have used the fall equinox.
Identifying the specific lipids in residues can help indicate what the pots held, what they were used for and what kind of food ancient populations ate.
In collaboration with the synth explorers Zuvuya, the “Timothy Leary of the 90s” made two albums nearly as hallucinatory as the psychedelic substance that drove his work.
If you do the maths, all of a sudden you are talking about 40,000 building foundations, which is about the same number of building foundations that are on the island of Manhattan.
The new research finally provides concrete proof that indigenous ancestry in the region has survived to the present day.
They had bodies similar to modern humans, could make tools, and were possibly the first to cook. Now one expert is arguing that Homo erectus might have been a mariner – complete with sailing lingo.
Workers paving a farm road here stumbled on a 1,500-year-old underground tomb containing a large stone coffin, human remains and armour in remarkable condition.
This August, Neanderthal experts from around the world will gather in Torino, Italy for the first ever NeanderART conference to review the evidence for and against Neanderthals as artists.
Beneath the Tomb of Jonah in the ancient Iraq city of Nineveh, archaeologists have uncovered 2,700-year-old inscriptions that describe the rule of an Assyrian king named Esarhaddon.
The Paracas elongated skull people were not 100 percent Native American. They were a mix or even you could say, in some ways, a hybrid of different people.
Rapid advances in genetic sequencing over the past few decades have opened up a whole new window into the past.
There was a time when our ancestors’ survival was inextricably linked with their ability to create images.
The findings show that even in the Mid Upper Paleolithic, which were very wild times to be alive, you didn’t have to be a healthy, adult male to get an extravagant burial.
The oldest Dutch work of art is a 13,500 year-old carved bison bone dredged up from the bottom of the North Sea, archaeologists write in an article published in Antiquity magazine earlier this week.
A student has analysed clay tablets in which a man called Kisir-Ashur documents his education to become a doctor, and how he combined magical rituals with medical treatments.
A new paper outlines the discovery of children’s footprints in Ethiopia, which show how children spent their time 700,000 years ago.