It’s more than time to rewrite our history books, however there are such vast divisions between the old paradigm thinking and the new, that conflicts between the two camps have continued to cause the regression in the understanding of ancient technol
In response to a query from Spero News,archaeologist Church wrote "There were hints that there was early settlement from the writing of the Irish Monk Dicuil in 825 AD and from barley-sized pollen grains in peat and lake profiles dating to the mid f
Archeologists digging in Italy have unearthed a structure unlike anything the Romans were known to have built in the era 350 to 250 years before Christ. The Roman monument, which is as large as a football field and dates some 300 years before the wel
A 12-foot by 15-feet mud-brick wall forms the heart of the crescent shape fortifications, which were constructed in 800 B.C. and cover over 17 acres, and extends for hundreds of feet on either side.
ny attempt to trace the genetic history of early humans carrying the MC1R mutation must first begin with a brief account of the first migrations of anatomically modern humans out of Africa beginning somewhere around 100,000 years ago. Evidence provid
This discovery "raises the intriguing possibility that long-range spice trade from the Far East westward may have taken place some 3,000 years ago," researchers write in a paper to be published in the journal Mediterranean Archaeology andArchaeomet
The Assyrians controlled the southeastern portion of the Mediterranean basin at the time the fortifications were built.
The University College London (UCL) Petrie Museum in London is home to ancient Egyptian iron beads that were once thought to be hammered out of traditional iron ore.
Sean Kingsley, an archaeologist and the managing editor of Minerva, said: “This research is nothing less than a quantum leap in our understanding of Man’s intellectual and social history. For archaeology it’s as radical as finding life on Mars.
Although he amassed an instantaneous cult-following among his leadership, he also managed to tick off members of the conservative scientific community, religious leaders, and literary critics with his emphatic claims. Seventy-five years later, it
orthodox paradigm of prehistory, foisted upon us for so long by the policemen of the intellect who dominate mainstream archaeology and history, is unravelling at a fantastic rate. Not only do we now have evidence for a massive cometary bombardment o
Neanderthals were a house-proud race who liked to return to a comfortable home after a long day of hunting, excavations of caves in Gibraltar have revealed. The new research found that our ancestors used a network of small caves for occasional hun
While scientists had long assumed manure wasn't used as a fertilizer until Iron Age and Roman times, new research found enriched levels of nitrogen-15, a stable isotope abundant in manure, in the charred cereal grains and seeds taken from 13 Neolith
The IAA announced the finds as a seven-year long excavation at the site is wrapping up. The government agency and the Israel Nature and Parks Authority have halted the planned construction of a nearby neighborhood, hoping to make the site a national
“At any one time you can get six, seven or even eight of these giant herbivore species living together at once,” Mallon told Postmedia News. “The western continent, where all of these animals inhabited, was extremely narrow, and there just wasn’t ver
The experts who analysed the pits said they may have contained a wooden post. The Mesolithic "calendar" is thousands of years older than previous known formal time-measuring monuments created in Mesopotamia.
Hadrosaurs are members of the ornithischian family Hadrosauridae.
Construction work in eastern Mexico exposed an ancient settlement, including 30 skeletons and the ruins of a pyramid, believed to be up to 2,000 years old, archaeology officials announced.
Archaeologists in Poland believe they've made a startling discovery: a group of vampire graves.
Some scientists believe that the Ebu Gogo folklore maybe a shared cultural memory of Homo floresiensis but there is no solid evidence to support that theory. However, legends have the Ebu Gogo disappearing about 400 years ago at the time of the arriv
Long before the Inca built Machu Picchu, the Wari empire flourished between A.D. 700 and 1000 throughout much of present-day Peru. At a time when Paris had just 25,000 residents, the Wari capital Huari was home to 40,000 people at its height, accordi
LIMA, Peru — Real estate developers using heavy machinery tore down a 20-foot tall pyramid at the oldest archaeological site near Peru’s country’s capital, cultural officials said Wednesday. Rafael Varon, deputy minister of cultural patrimony, told
Paleoanthropologist, National Geographic grantee, and Rolex laureate David Lordkipanidze is no novice in the art of skepticism; he has been challenging conventional knowledge of human origins since 1991.
The fossil confirms speculation that the earliest primates probably lived in trees, ate insects and were active during the daytime. The primate, now named Archicebus achilles (roughly translated as "ancient monkey"), would have weighed about 1 o
Before this, humanlike creatures - or hominins - ate a forest-based diet similar to modern gorillas and chimps. Researchers analysed fossilised tooth enamel of 11 species of hominins and other primates found in East Africa. The findings appea
he dense populations of Skǻne, plus the large islands of Zealand and Jutland suddenly collapsed around 600 BC when a massive cyclonic storm or perhaps a tsunami leveled the forests. The North Atlantic froze and the Arctic became a solid ice shee
For centuries, scholars understood little about Maya script beyond its elegant astronomical calculations and calendar.The Maya had dominated much of Central America and southern Mexico for 1,000 years before their civilisation collapsed about 600 yea
THINK iron jewellery is down-to-earth? Not for the ancient Egyptians, it wasn't.
“The blood is very dark, it was found in ice cavities below the belly and when we broke these cavities with a poll pick, the blood came running out,” said Semyon Grigoriev, the head of the expedition and chairman of the Mammoth Museum.
"Our research shows us that there was something much more interesting going on in the subtropical south of China 5,000 years ago than we had first thought. The survival of organic material is really dependent on the particular chemical properties of