Monday, July 15, 2019

ISIS Destroys Ancient Theater, Tetrapylon In Palmyra, Syria Says

Two famous ancient structures in the city of Palmyra have been destroyed by ISIS forces, Syria's antiquities chief says.The Tetrapylon and the facade of...

People may have lived in Brazil more than 20,000 years ago

by Bruce BowerPeople hunted giant sloths in the center of South America around 23,120 years ago, researchers say — a find that adds to...

Ancient Cave in China Filled With 45,000-Year-Old Stone Tools

Archaeologists have recovered thousands of artifacts from a cave in Xinjiang (an autonomous region of northern China) including stone tools, bronze and iron artifacts and...

America’s archaeology data keeps disappearing

Archaeology – the name conjures up images of someone carefully sifting the sands for traces of the past and then meticulously putting those relics...

America’s First Immigrants: DNA Links Native Americans, Indigenous Canadians To First Ancient Migration

By Elana GlowatzDNA proves that Native American and indigenous Canadian groups along the northern Pacific Ocean have been living there for more than...

Ancient ‘House of the Dead’ discovered in Wiltshire

A ‘House of the Dead’ has been discovered in Wiltshire dating back 5,000 years by University of Reading archaeologists and students, and could contain...

Ancient settlement primed for flooding in Turkey

Crews have begun dynamiting Neolithic-era caves near Hasankeyf, Turkey. The early Mesopotamian settlement will soon be submerged by a hydroelectric dam project, Diego Cupolo...

Ancient Hominin Skull From China Suggests Humans Didn’t Evolve Just From African Ancestors

By Kastalia MedranoMost scientists believe all modern humans are descended from African ancestors. But a new analysis of an ancient Chinese skull...
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Ancient Origin of Great Sphinx Remains Unexplained

The Great Sphinx of Giza is one of the oldest, largest, and most mysterious monuments ever constructed on Earth. The Great Sphinx is a...

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...
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