Archeology
Modern technology reveals old secrets about the great, white Maya road  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The first lidar study of the 100-kilometer stone highway that connected the ancient cities of Cobá and Yaxuná on the Yucatan Peninsula 13 centuries ago may... more
Modern technology reveals old secrets about the great, white Maya road  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Did a powerful queen of Cobá, one of the greatest cities of the ancient Maya world, build the longest Maya road to invade a smaller, isolated... more
New Species of Ancient Hairy Cicada Identified  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
A new genus and species of hairy cicada that lived around 100 million years ago (Cretaceous period) has been identified from a... more
3,000-year-old Canaanite temple discovered in buried city in Israel  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
A 3,000-year-old temple, built by the Canaanites around the time of the ancient Israelite invasion, has been unearthed in southern Israel. more
Tomb of Rome's mythical founder Romulus unearthed  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
A tomb that was buried thousands of years ago and revered by ancient Romans as the resting place of their city's mythical founder Romulus has now been rediscovered beneath the Forum in Rome. more
Earliest interbreeding event between ancient human populations discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study documented the earliest known interbreeding event between ancient human populations -- a group known as the 'super-archaics' in Eurasia interbred with a Neanderthal-Denisovan ancestor about 700,000 years ago. The... more
Archaeologists discover lost city that may have conquered the kingdom of Midas  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Archaeologists from the Oriental Institute have discovered a lost ancient kingdom dating to 1400 B.C. to 600 B.C., which may have defeated Phrygia, the... more
Earliest interbreeding event between ancient human populations discovered  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
For three years, anthropologist Alan Rogers has attempted to solve an evolutionary puzzle. His research untangles millions of years of human evolution by analyzing DNA strands from ancient human species known as... more
Himalayan wolf discovered to be a unique wolf adapted to harsh high altitude life  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The Himalayan wolf is considered an ancient wolf as it evolved prior to the contemporary grey wolf which is found... more
How ancient microbes could help save coastal cities from rising seas  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Coastal cities like New York might be able to survive climate change's rising seas by taking some cues from ancient microbe-built mounds called stromatolites, experimental philosopher... more
Ancient plant foods discovered in Arnhem Land, Australia  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The new study includes the earliest evidence of Homo sapiens use of plant foods outside Africa and the Middle East. more
Sarcophagus dedicated to Romulus discovered in Roman forum  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Archaeologists excavating the Roman Forum have discovered an underground shrine dedicated to Romulus, the founder of the ancient city. more
Discovery at 'flower burial' site could unravel mystery of Neanderthal death rites  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The first articulated Neanderthal skeleton to come out of the ground for over 20 years has been unearthed at one of the most important... more
Discovery at 'flower burial' site could unravel mystery of Neanderthal death rites  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The first articulated Neanderthal skeleton to come out of the ground for over 20 years has been unearthed at one of the most important... more
Ancient plant foods discovered in Arnhem Land  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Australia's first plant foods—eaten by early populations 65,000 years ago—have been discovered in Arnhem Land. more
Giant extinct ancient rodent had a tiny brain  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of researchers with Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Universidade Federal do Acre and the Paleontological Institute and Museum has discovered the ancient remains of a giant, extinct, tiny-brained rodent that... more
Ancient 'outlaw temple' discovered in Israel  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
According to the Jewish Bible, there was just one temple in the ancient Kingdom of Judah: the First Temple, which sat in Jerusalem. However, a new discovery just upended that perception. more
The necropolis of Asyut as an important element of Egypt's cultural memory  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
About 4,000 years ago, Asyut was an important cultural center in Middle Egypt. The ancient city with its temples, palaces, libraries, and houses later... more
New Research Reveals Violent Birth of Continent Zealandia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Zealandia — Earth’s seventh continent — experienced dramatic elevation changes between about 50 million and 35 million years ago, according... more
Two Different Paleo-Indian Populations Coexisted in Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene Mexico  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
An international team of archaeologists and paleoanthropologists has uncovered the 9,900-year-old remains of a Paleo-Indian woman... more
9,900-year-old Mexican female skeleton distinct from other early American settlers  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new skeleton discovered in the submerged caves at Tulum sheds new light on the earliest settlers of Mexico. more
9,900-year-old Mexican female skeleton distinct from other early American settlers  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new skeleton discovered in the submerged caves at Tulum sheds new light on the earliest settlers of Mexico, according to a study published February 5, 2020 in... more
Mummies of ancient Egyptian priests found buried with thousands of afterlife 'servants'  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
A massive burial ground holding the remains of several high priests of ancient Egypt, along with their assistants, has been discovered in the northern... more
Sarcophagus dedicated to sky god among latest ancient Egypt trove  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Egypt's antiquities ministry on Thursday unveiled the tombs of ancient high priests and a sarcophagus dedicated to the sky god Horus at an archaeological site in Minya governorate. more
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