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The deep archaeological sequence of Panga ya Saidi cave has produced a remarkable new cultural record indicative of cultural complexity over the long term.
The place where the clay tablets were found – Bassetki, in Autonomous Region of Kurdistan in Iraq – appears to be the ancient royal city of Mardaman.
Archaeologists have discovered the sprawling, 3,300-year-old tomb of an army general named Iwrhya at the ancient Egyptian site of Saqqara.
To rectify the unequal place of Indigenous peoples in our cities and work towards urban land justice, we need to consider the planning processes that have contributed to the marginalisation of Indigenous people over the course of Australian history.
Researchers have found no evidence of the existence of any hidden chambers behind the walls in the tomb of ancient Egypt’s Tutankhamen, the Antiquities Ministry said on Sunday.
Recent studies are finding that drugs such as LSD and psilocybin can help to alleviate depression, anxiety and addiction—and may have profound things to teach us about how the mind works.
Despite their reputation as being primitive ‘cavemen’, Neanderthals were actually very intelligent and accomplished humans.
Seven thousand sqm have been allocated to once leader’s belongings at new site, which is home to thousands of archaeological finds.
Two researchers from Queen’s University Belfast are hoping to use these old scrolls and tapestries to solve the modern astronomical mystery of Planet Nine.
The idea of using energy from the sun to evaporate and purify water is ancient. The Greek philosopher Aristotle reportedly described such a process more than 2,000 years ago.
A specialized camera originally developed for NASA has helped researchers in Israel discover previously hidden text on the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Humans living in higher latitudes tend to have a variant of a gene involved in sensing cold temperatures, but it comes with a cost.
The incisions represent deliberate engravings that would have required fine motor skills and attention to detail. These engravings appear to have been made with symbolic or communicative intent.
This pushes back the earliest evidence for human occupation of the Philippines by more than 600,000 years. Who were these humans? How did they cross the deep seas that surrounded the island?
To bridge the gap between ancient and modern, the course will give students an overview of the development of science in India, especially in the fields of mathematics, physics, astronomy, chemistry and medicine.