Thursday, April 25, 2019

Ancient monuments used for mysterious moonlit ceremonies?

Sarah Knapton,Ancient stone monuments may have been used for mysterious night-time ceremonies, archaeologists believe, after finding that some rock carvings only appear...

History’s 1st Emoji? Ancient Pitcher Shows a Smiley Face

By Laura GeggelThe iconic smiley face may seem like a modern squiggle, but the discovery of a smiley face-like painting on an ancient piece...

Archaeologists in Iraq excavate cache of cuneiform tablets dating back to Assyrian Empire

Excavations led by a University of Tübingen archaeologist at the site of a recently-discovered Bronze Age settlement in the Kurdistan region of Iraq have...

The Cleaners of Ancient Mesopotamia

by Noor Al-Samarrai If you had some threads that you wanted to spiff up for a special occasion in ancient Mesopotamia, what would you do?...

Egyptian vs Mesoamerican Architecture

Observe the similarities of the Egyptian and Mesoamerican building styles...

400,000 yr-old half-skull points to mystery people

Kerry SheridanMiami (AFP) - The discovery of a 400,000-year-old half skull in Portugal has offered tantalizing hints about a possible ancestor of the Neanderthals,...

Ancient Skeleton Shows Early Human Settlement In The Americas

By Elana GlowatzHuman skeletal remains found in an underwater cave in Mexico are about 13,000 years old, providing more evidence of early human...

Indus era 8,000 years old, not 5,500

Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey | May 29, 2016 | REPOSTEDKOLKATA: It may be time to rewrite history textbooks. Scientists from IIT-Kharagpur and Archaeological Survey of...
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Top Space Stories 2018

Here are some of the most amazing discoveries and space happenings of 2018.Oumuamua, Repeating Fast Radio Bursts, Neutrinos, Tabby's Star, Kepler and Dawn, TESS,...

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...
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Humans reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than thought

Ewen CallawayAncient humans settled in North America around 130,000 years ago, suggests a controversial study — pushing the date back more than 100,000 years...