The most common way is to Carbon date organic artefacts left by 'builders' found inside and around pyramids, or organic materials that slipped between the stones. This method of dating is believed to be fairly accurate. It is often claimed as 'evi
Selling weed is a profession practiced for about 5,000 years now, a new study suggests.
The discovery took a place when scuba-diver Alan Sutton spotted an unusually-shaped formation in the water while flying in a helicopter off the coast of Tanzania. After a few years of searching for the ruins, he announced his success in a blog post
This experience began his interest in "out of place technology." Noting the connection between the Ethiopian stories of the Ark with his growing interest in the Ancient Egyptian texts, he dropped his atheism and became interested in spirituality
The discovery of a large cemetery outside the walls of ancient Ashkelon, a major city of the Philistines between the 12th and 7th centuries B.C., is the first of its kind in the history of archaeological investigation in the region. (Read more abou
Initial Evidence for Worldwide Travel by an Ancient Stone Age Civilization
"The east side of the interior platform had been lined with a row of columns that once crowned a monumental staircase," says National Geographic. "A small 28-by-28-foot (8.5-by-8.5-meter) building was centered north-south atop the interior
They were not genetically related to any of the Red Deer of Europe. The only way that they could have arrived in Scotland was by boat around the year 3,000 BC. You can read the article here: Scottish Red Deer
It is a commonly accepted view in mainstream archaeology that civilization started in Iraq, in ancient Mesopotamia with the great civilization of Sumeria.
the weathering of the structures, their material composition, and the geological features and historic changes in the region, lead him to believe they were built by an advanced civilization hundreds of thousands or millions of years ago.
The Republic of Texas and la República de Yucatán had such close political relations that they were practically a confederacy. The leader of Yucatan's fight for independence from Spain, Lorenzo de Zavala, was later the first Vice President of the
first complete mitochondrial genome of 2,500-year-old Phoenician buried in North Africa. Experts studied a man dubbed the "Young Man of Byrsa" or "Ariche," whose remains were taken from a sarcophagus in the ancient city of Carthage, just outs
The various excavations in Brazil uncovered an unknown civilization with unique and new forms of ceramic artifacts, this has mainly been possible due to the deforestation. Researchers have been able to discover, from the air, numerous mysterious sha
Scientists have long debated the origins of the iron in a dagger blade belonging to King Tutankhamun that was discovered 91 years ago.
A Greek archaeologist who has been leading a 20-year excavation in northern Greece said on Thursday that he believed he had unearthed the tomb of Aristotle.
Societies cultivating crops like wheat and barley may have experienced extra pressure to protect their harvests, galvanizing the creation of warrior classes and the development of complex hierarchies and taxation schemes.
Palestinians to announce a list of heritage sites in urgent need of protection from Israeli violations
The first time he uncovered an Egyptian artifact, archaeologist Franck Goddio was at the bottom of the Alexandria harbor.
According to newly discovered bones and tools
William Gadoury, a 15 year-old Canadian from Quebec, has revolutionized the academic world by using ingenious reasoning to discover a previously unknown Maya city.
You may have wondered what the inside of a pyramid looks like. Not the cavities and passages you see on "The Mummy" -- the actual structure of the creation, how it was built to last all these years.
Doggerland, a huge area of dry land that stretched from Scotland to Denmark was slowly submerged by water between 18,000 BC and 5,500 BC. Divers from oil companies have found remains of a 'drowned world' with a population of tens of thousands -