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.
Archaeologists from the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH) have announced the discovery of a Maya city during construction works of an industrial park near Merida in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
The first successfully sequenced human genome from an individual who died in Pompeii, Italy, after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE is presented this week in a study published in Scientific Reports. Prior to this, only short stretches of mitochondrial DNA from Pompeiian human and animal remains had been sequenced.