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World's Oldest Weather Report Could Revise Bronze Age Chronology

21 days ago − University of Chicago
An inscription on a 3,500-year-old stone block from Egypt may be one of the world's oldest weather reports—and could provide new evidence about the chronology of events in the ancient Middle East. A new translation of a 40-line inscription on the 6-foot-tall calcite block called the Tempest Stela describes rain, darkness and "the sky being in storm without cessation, louder than the cries of the masses." …
• Researchers Say Neanderthals Were No Strangers to Good Parenting − 14 days ago
• Sardis Dig Yields Enigmatic Trove: Ritual Egg in a Pot − 1 months ago
• America's Only Clovis Skeleton Had Its Genome Mapped − 2 months ago
• A Previously Unknown Painting, Belonging to a Private Collector, Is Attributed to Renaissance Artist Raphael − 2 months ago
• Finding Israel's First Camels − 2 months ago
• 300,000-year-old Hearth Found − 2 months ago
• Cultural Connections with Europe Found in Ancient Jordanian Settlement − 3 months ago
• Sarcophagus Leads Penn Museum Team in Egypt to the Tomb of a Previously Unknown Pharaoh − 3 months ago
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05-20-11

Archaeologists Uncover Oldest Mine in the Americas

Tomb
01-16-14

Sarcophagus Leads Penn Museum Team in Egypt to the Tomb of a Previously Unknown Pharaoh

Site
11-27-13

Archaeological Dig Near Stonehenge Uncovers Sink Hole of Evidence from Neolithic Period

Brain
05-28-10
Explore an Innovative Theory of Human Brain Evolution
The Human brain, and its uniquely sophisticated cognitive functions, represents a giant evolutionary leap from our earliest ancestors, but how did it evolve to be more sophisticated then our…
Branch
07-06-10
Study of Farmers Branch, Texas: Immigrants Seen as Threat to White, Middle-class 'American' Identity
Who belongs in America? Immigration has sparked a raging national debate about that question — including in the Dallas suburb of Farmers Branch, Texas, the first U.S. city to…
Children
04-09-14
Researchers Say Neanderthals Were No Strangers to Good Parenting
Archaeologists at the University of York are challenging the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was difficult, short and dangerous. …
Humans
12-18-13

Neanderthal Genome Shows Early Human Interbreeding, Inbreeding

Humans
01-22-13

A Relative from the Tianyuan Cave

Box
10-31-11

An Ancient Christian Prayer Box Was Discovered in Excavations in Jerusalem

Church
05-28-10
St. Ivan Rilski Monastery at Trapezitsa Hill
The monastery is situated in the southwestern part of the Trapezitsa Hill. The monastery architectural complex developed around Church 8 excavated by George Seure in 1900. At the same…
Bones
09-10-13

Maya Dismembered Their Enemies


02-24-12
Rethinking the Social Structure of Ancient Eurasian Nomads: Current Anthropology Research
Prehistoric Eurasian nomads are commonly perceived as horse riding bandits who utilized their mobility and military skill to antagonize ancient civilizations such as the Chinese, Persians, and Greeks. Although…
Sun
02-24-11
Child's Cremation Site Reveals Domestic Life in Paleoindian Alaska
Scientists have discovered the cremated skeleton of a Paleoindian child in the remains of an 11,500-year-old house in central Alaska. The findings reveal a slice of domestic life that…
Specimen
06-07-10
First Finds of Giant Land Tortoises Discovered in Bulgaria
In the contemporary fauna the giant land tortoises are Tertiary relics. They survived at present only in several highly remote and restricted areas of the World. Their present distribution…
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Egypt

Cultural Connections with Europe Found in Ancient Jordanian Settlement


3 months ago − University of Gothenburg
• World's Oldest Weather Report Could Revise Bronze Age Chronology − 21 days ago
• Sarcophagus Leads Penn Museum Team in Egypt to the Tomb of a Previously Unknown Pharaoh − 3 months ago
• Found: 1 of Civilization's Oldest Wine Cellars? − 5 months ago
• Archaeologists Discover Largest, Oldest Wine Cellar in Near East − 5 months ago
• Genetic Study Proves Israel's Wild Boars Originated in Europe − 5 months ago
• Evidence of Production of Luxury Textiles And Extraction of Copper from Unknown Part of Cypriote Bronze Age City − 7 months ago
 
Greek, Roman

Archaeology Experts Solve 200 Year Old Mystery of Roman Statue


6 months ago − Bournemouth University
• UC Research Uncovers How Ancient Artists Used Palace Floor as a Creative Canvas − 3 months ago
• Discovery of a 2,700-year-old Portico in Greece − 6 months ago
• More Than 600 Ancient Seals And Amulets Found − 5 months ago
• Sardis Dig Yields Enigmatic Trove: Ritual Egg in a Pot − 1 months ago
• Alpine Archaeology Reveals High Life Through the Ages − 7 months ago
• Mt. Zion Dig Reveals Possible Second Temple Period Priestly Mansion − 7 months ago
 
Islael, Middle East

Inscription from Time of David & Solomon Found Near Temple Mount in Hebrew University Excavation


9 months ago − The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
• Mt. Zion Dig Reveals Possible Second Temple Period Priestly Mansion − 7 months ago
• Ancient Golden Treasure Found at Foot of Temple Mount − 7 months ago
• Genetic Study Proves Israel's Wild Boars Originated in Europe − 5 months ago
• Egyptian Leader Makes Surprise Appearance at Archaeological Dig in Israel − 9 months ago
• More Than 600 Ancient Seals And Amulets Found − 5 months ago
• Tel Aviv University Archaeologists Find Massive Fortifications from the Iron Age − 8 months ago
 
Europe

Cultural Connections with Europe Found in Ancient Jordanian Settlement


3 months ago − University of Gothenburg
• 1,000-year-old Vineyards Discovered − 4 months ago
• Neanderthal Genome Shows Early Human Interbreeding, Inbreeding − 4 months ago
• Neanderthals Buried Their Dead, New Research Concludes − 4 months ago
• Norwegian Vikings Purchased Silk from Persia − 5 months ago
• Genetic Study Proves Israel's Wild Boars Originated in Europe − 5 months ago
• Archaeologists Rediscover the Lost Home of the Last Neanderthals − 6 months ago
 
Americas

White-lipped Peccary Trails Lead to Archeological Discovery in Brazil


5 months ago − Wildlife Conservation Society
 
Modern Human

New Evidence Suggests Neanderthals Organized Their Living Spaces


4 months ago − University of Colorado Denver
• America's Only Clovis Skeleton Had Its Genome Mapped − 2 months ago
• 300,000-year-old Hearth Found − 2 months ago
• Neanderthal Genome Shows Early Human Interbreeding, Inbreeding − 4 months ago
• Neanderthals Buried Their Dead, New Research Concludes − 4 months ago
• Researchers Say Neanderthals Were No Strangers to Good Parenting − 14 days ago
 
Human Origins
Binghamton Researcher Studies Oldest Fossil Hominin Ear Bones Ever Recovered

11 months ago − Binghamton University
BINGHAMTON, NY– A new study, led by a Binghamton University anthropologist and published this week by the National Academy of Sciences, could shed new light on the earliest existence of humans. The study analyzed the tiny ear bones, the malleus, incus and stapes, from two species of early human ancestor in South Africa. The ear ossicles are the smallest bones in the human body and are among the rarest…
 
Neanderthal

New Evidence Suggests Neanderthals Organized Their Living Spaces


4 months ago − University of Colorado Denver
• Neanderthal Genome Shows Early Human Interbreeding, Inbreeding − 4 months ago
• Neanderthals Buried Their Dead, New Research Concludes − 4 months ago
• Researchers Say Neanderthals Were No Strangers to Good Parenting − 14 days ago
• Archaeologists Rediscover the Lost Home of the Last Neanderthals − 6 months ago
• Handaxe Design Reveals Distinct Neanderthal Cultures − 8 months ago
 
Clovis Culture

America's Only Clovis Skeleton Had Its Genome Mapped


2 months ago − University of Copenhagen
 
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