Friday, February 21, 2020

United States Files Civil Action To Forfeit Thousands Of Ancient Iraqi Artifacts Imported By...

Earlier today, the United States filed a civil complaint to forfeit thousands of cuneiform tablets and clay bullae. As alleged in the complaint, these...

We may have mated with Neanderthals more than 219,000 years ago

By Aylin Woodward It’s a sex-laced mystery. If modern humans didn’t reach Europe until about 60,000 years ago, how has DNA from them turned up...

Dead heads: Turkish site reveals more evidence of neolithic ‘skull cult’

Fragments of carved bone unearthed at an ancient site on a Turkish hillside are evidence that the people who spent time there belonged to...

The Mummy: what our obsession with ancient Egypt reveals

Christina RiggsWith another version of The Mummy menacing cinemas, the “curse of the pharaohs” is back. Again. Hollywood’s determination to put marauding mummies...

5,000-Year-Old ‘Billboard’ of Hieroglyphs Contains a Cosmic Message

By Owen JarusArchaeologists have discovered a "billboard" of hieroglyphs carved into the rocks near the Egyptian village of El-Khawy. The symbols, which show a...

Hawking urges Moon landing to ‘elevate humanity’

By Pallab GhoshProf Stephen Hawking has called for leading nations to send astronauts to the Moon by 2020. They should also aim to build...

NASA disputes Anonymous claim it has found alien life

By Ray Kelly E.T. has not phoned home.A viral video purportedly from the hacker activist group Anonymous claimed that NASA is poised to announce that it...

Scientists decide to bury 5,000-year-old lost city in Pakistan

Mohenjo Daro is threatened by the baking temperatures of the Indus Valley and the threat from tourists and terroristsArchaeologists are trying to save the...

Mars-to-Earth-Mass Planet May Lurk in Outer Solar System: Planet 10

In the paper, University of Arizona researchers Dr. Kathryn Volk and Professor Renu Malhotra present compelling evidence of a yet-to-be-discovered planetary body with a...

Were the Ancient Egyptians Black or White?

Egyptologists, writers, scholars, and others, have argued the race of the ancient Egyptians since at least the 1970’s. Some today believe they were Sub-Saharan...

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Groundbreaking discovery of early civilization in ancient Peru

Elaborate baskets reveal sophisticated societies in the late Pleistocene and early Holocene ages.FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY—You can tell a lot from a basket. Especially if...