Archaeologists have announced the discovery of a massive marble head at the Antikythera Shipwreck in Greece, the site where the Antikythera mechanism was previously discovered in 1901.
1,700-year-old Korean genomes show genetic heterogeneity in Three Kingdoms period Gaya (Phys.org 06/21/2022)
An international team led by The University of Vienna and the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology in collaboration with the National Museum of Korea has successfully sequenced and studied the whole genome of eight 1,700-year-old individuals dated to the Three Kingdoms period of Korea (approx. 57 BC–668 AD).
Archaeologists excavating at Birka on the island of Björkö, Sweden, have discovered a Viking Age shipyard.
Study of the internal vascular system of the skull in American populations of the late Holocene (CENIEH 06/14/2022)
This is a study coordinated by the CENIEH paleoneurologist Emiliano Bruner, which analyzes the vascular differences among skulls from populations native to the southernmost regions of South America.
‘Homo erectus’ from Gongwangling could have been the earliest population in China (CENIEH 06/13/2022)
The CENIEH has participated in a study of the cranial remains found at the Chinese site of Gongwangling, whose results suggest that Asia could have been settled by successive waves of the species Homo erectus at different moments in the Pleistocene.
In several Late Prehistoric Iberian sites across Western Europe, a tradition emerged using rock crystals to fashion micro-blades, arrow heads and daggers.
CENIEH researchers lead a new experimental energy study which concludes that the intensity of the physical effort and energy expenditure have a significant influence on performing tasks habitual for a young hunter-gatherer.
A team of German and Kurdish archaeologists have excavated a 3400-year-old Mittani Empire-era city that has emerged in the Tigris River.
Archaeologists from the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH) have discovered a stuccoed stone head of a Maya god associated with maize.
Famous rock art cave in Spain was used by ancient humans for more than 50,000 years (Phys.org 06/01/2022)
A cave in southern Spain was used by ancient humans as a canvas for artwork and as a burial place for over 50,000 years, according to a study published June 1, 2022, in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by José Ramos-Muñoz of the University of Cadiz, Spain, and colleagues.
Archaeologists from the Saqqara Archaeological Mission have revealed a large cache of bronze statues and sarcophagi discovered at the Saqqara Necropolis, Egypt.
Archaeologists from the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH) have discovered Aztatlán burials during construction works in the Sinaloa port of Mazatlan, Mexico.