Expendition team reportedly split on how to safeguard artefacts from looters after 'lost city' rediscovered in Honduras jungle also used by drug traffickers
Ancient civilisation was destroyed by tsunami and remains are 'hiding in plain sight' in Morocco, expert claims
Evolutionary biologists are accustomed to thinking about deep time?"events that occurred millions, even billions of years in Earth's past. Using fossils, rocks and chemical signatures, scientists have built beautifully detailed theories about what
Incredible rude style masonry and artifacts have been identified. Including stone benches, bronze and flint knives, stone and granite hammers, metal statues, metallic saws and a stone fountain that flowed with "perfectly pure water", which was fo
Genghis Khan, born as Temujin in 1162, became one of the greatest military leaders of all time by building and ruling the Mongol Empire.
As a retired Architect and Construction Manager with a strong background and interest in Archaeology, I am focused on how ancient cultures built their megalithic monuments. Since many of the very old cultures left no "construction manual" on how
discovered hundreds of fortified oasis settlements and advanced water and irrigation systems that sustained advanced oasis agriculture. These discoveries reveal that the sun-beaten and arid lands of the Sahara to have been a much more populous place
The first Homo sapiens to colonize Europe were hunter-gatherers who arrived from Africa, by way of the Middle East, around 45,000 years ago. (Neanderthals and other archaic human species had begun roaming the continent much earlier.) Archaeology and
Expedition of archaeologists accompanied by ex-SAS survival experts makes stunning discovery of fabled "White City" where locals may have once worshipped a monkey god
Archaeology aims to answer our questions about the past and, with any luck, give us some perspective on our present and future.
In order to discover more about Hongshan culture, researchers investigated the Hunshandake Sandy Lakes in Inner Mongolia, an area 185 miles (300 kilometres) away from the first Hongshan discoveries. The team found significant quantities of Hongshan p
In Greek mythology, it is said that the titan Cronos devoured his children as soon as they were born, due to his mother's prophecy that he will be overthrown by his own children. Although Cronos managed to devour his first five children, his wife,
Divers Who Discovered Giant Treasure of Ancient Gold Coins Aren't Getting Any Money Out of It
"Both the Roman city of Pompeii and the nearby, wealthy seaside town of Herculaneum were wiped out when Mount Vesuvius erupted in A.D. 79, killing thousands of people and covering fine villas in ash and lava," writes Live Science. In the 1970s
Say what you like about this book, but whatever is said, whatever criticisms are thrown at her dazzling, ingenious, maverick assumptions, Lana Corrine Cantrell cannot be dismissed or easily forgotten. Somehow in spite of all her strange, oblique, '
Stone age romance? Study suggests Israel was the place where modern humans and Neanderthals interbred Discovery of massive Israeli cave offers insight into relationship between Neanderthals and modern humans It was sealed off from humanity for 30,0
The Copper Trail is part of a chain of evidence presented at the conference stating that oceans were not barriers in ancient times, but were moving highways ?" allowing many peoples from many places to travel to the land that now is the Americas at
Who swung the first hammer stone? Early human ancestors may have hefted tools more than three million years ago, ancient hand bones suggest. That's roughly half a million years earlier than the oldest stone tools yet discovered. The hand-bone
In the beginning, as far back as we remember, our home islands were not islands at all as they are today. They were part of a peninsula that jutted out from the mainland and we roamed freely throughout the land without having to get in a boat like we
Neanderthals first appeared in Europe and western Asia between 300,000 and 400,000 years ago. They are our closest (extinct) relative, and their species survived until 30,000 to 40,000 years ago, when they vanish from the fossil record, says Svante P
The site known as Affad 23, is currently the only one recorded in the Nile Valley which shows that early Homo sapiens built sizeable permanent structures, and had adapted well to the wetland environment.
We stopped the construction we were planning to do on these areas when an underground city was discovered," said Turan. The city is ... located around the Nev?ehir fortress. Escape galleries and hidden [[Byzantine]] churches were discovered inside