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 -
How can it be?
Satellite observations may have unraveled a mystery surrounding a series of unique and ancient structures in southern Peru.
His book is especially useful, because as Wauchope wrote, twenty years later, when he returned to visit Georgia with his family, the landscape was almost unrecognizable. He experienced great difficulty even finding many of the sites that he had disc
in the legend of Atlantis as recounted by Plato (ca. 429-423 to ca. 348-347 BCE). The core of the Atlantis story is that a high culture, a true civilization, existed thousands of years prior to the most recent flowering of civilization, circa 4000 BC
Solomon's Temple, like many earlier ones, was a symbolic structure, figurative of the architecture of the human organism. Near its entrance, but not inside it, stood two pillars, representing the metaphysical principles upon which that organism is
"Herodotus, in the 5th century BC, who has been called the "Father of History" wrote that Cheops never used the great pyramid as a tomb, but was buried elsewhere, "in a subterranean region on an island surrounded by the waters of the Nile."
'Seeing is believing', as the saying goes, and so empirical data are the lifeblood of science and the scientific method. Science progresses by winnowing out those hypotheses or theories that fail under increasingly large amounts of data; favoured