Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered almost 30 sarcophagi believed to have been buried for around 2,500 years, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
The maritime expansion of Scandinavian populations during the Viking Age (about AD 750–1050) was a far-flung transformation in world history.
One day about 120,000 years ago, a few humans wandered along the shore of an ancient lake in what is now the Nefud Desert in Saudi Arabia.
The oldest press found in the country was used by ancient Phoenicians to manufacture vintages once adored around the Mediterranean.
Fingerprints help identify age and sex of prehistoric painters in southern Spain (The Art Newspaper 09/09/20)
Researchers studied the Neolithic rock art in the Los Machos rockshelter.
Discovery of 200,000-year-old beds throws light on the complex behaviour of ancient humans (Scroll.in 09/13/20)
Research suggests they understood the benefits of using ash underneath the grass to repel insects and pests.
A 13-million-year-old fossil unearthed in northern India comes from a newly discovered ape, the earliest known ancestor of the modern-day gibbon.
All societies existing today possess some kind of funerary culture, and this is one of the behaviors that takes us closest to how complex the human mind is.
The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) have announced the discovery of several dozen stone artifacts that date back to the First Temple Period, over 2500 years ago.
Prehistoric people kept the bones of relatives and friends for generations as relicts.
Archeologists have discovered many tools left behind by prehistoric civilizations. Most of these are made of stone, but in Spain, researchers have found incredible weapons made of rock crystal. Dating back to at least 3000 BCE, these weapons include an incredible crystal dagger that would have taken enormous skill to carve.
Ancient people in the Near East had begun the practice of intentionally cremating their dead by the beginning of the 7th millennium BC, according to a study published August 12, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Fanny Bocquentin of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and colleagues.