A Roman mosaic floor has been discovered under a vineyard in northern Italy after decades of searching.
In Australia, a team of researchers have made some dramatic new findings regarding one of the world’s most important rock art assemblages.
The CENIEH researcher Davinia Moreno has co-led the publication of a paper on this Paleolithic site in the province of Cuenca, whose age, according to the ESR dating technique, is 830,000 years.
Estimating the sex of the youngest individuals from Sima de los Huesos via dentition ( Phys.org 05/20/20)
Thanks to the analysis of 32 dental pieces using micro-computed tomography a team led by Cecilia García Campos, a researcher in the Dental Anthropology Group at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana, has estimated the sex of at least 15 individuals from the population of Sima de los Huesos site in the…
Archaeologists in Jerusalem Find Labyrinth of Mysterious Rooms From the Time of Christ (Sputnik News 05/19/20)
Researchers aren’t exactly sure what the spaces were used for, but believe that they may have served as a food storage facility, a residential dwelling or even an ancient panic room-style hiding spot.
A new study by anthropologists at the University of Kent has identified that hand use behaviour in the fossils of our early ancestors is consistent with modern humans.
A hidden Murray River rockshelter speaks volumes about local Aboriginal and European settlement in the Riverland, with symbols of conflict—including a swastika symbol—discovered in Aboriginal rock art.
The signs and markings we leave throughout our daily lives are often an afterthought. But put together all that evidence tells a story — even thousands of years later.
First large-scale ancient genome analyses from China chart migrations of early farmers.
Oldest Homo sapiens in Europe—and a cave bear pendant—suggest cultural link to Neanderthals (Science 05/11/20)
During a warm spell about 46,000 years ago, a small band of people took shelter in a cave on the northern slope of the Balkan Mountains in what is now Bulgaria.
A research team has suggested that Neandertals from Europe and Asia around 40,000 years ago chose to use bones from specific animals to make a tool for specific purposes: working hides into leather.