Archaeological Findings Suggest New Guinea Began Neolithic Period Independently

The new discovery of ancient tools in Papa New Guinea offers evidence that cultural changes sparked by farming were not imported from Asia, but developed independently in the region.

Traces of Buddhist Monastery Discovered in Bangladesh

‘This discovery is of vital importance to the archaeological history of Bangladesh’

Archaeologists discover giant Ice Age mammoth bone structure

Archaeologists in Russia have found a large circle made out of the stuff of horror movies: the bones of mammoths and other ice age creatures that lived more than 20,000 years ago, a new study finds.

Researchers Dig Up 3,400-Year-Old Ball Courts in Mexico

Mesoamericans living thousands of years ago participated in a ballgame that carried tremendous social, political, and spiritual importance. The discovery of two surprisingly ancient ballcourts in Mexico is challenging conventional notions about the development and spread of this prehistoric pastime.

Archaeologists discover lost capital of ancient Maya Kingdom

A team of researchers from Brown University and Brandeis University has discovered the lost ruins of a Maya capital in the backyard of a Mexican cattle rancher.

4,000-year-old human bones found in Ras Al Khaimah

The human bones which are at least 4,000-year-old were found in Shimal - a prominent archaeological site dating back to the Umm Al Nar culture (2,600 to 2,000BC)

Egypt’s oldest pyramid reopens to public after 14-year restoration

The Step Pyramid, the first stone building in history and the oldest pyramid in the world, consists of six stacked terraces to a height of around 63 metres

Archaeologists in Turkey Discover a Mysterious Ancient Kingdom

Evidence of a previously unknown ancient civilisation that existed for around 800 years has been found in Southern Turkey.   Researchers from University of Chicago were...

The Tomb of Romulus, Founder of Rome, May Have Been Found

A rock sarcophagus unearthed in the Italian capital is believed to have once held the remains of the city's first king after his death in the 6th century BC.
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