The earliest known humans in Europe may have been found in a Bulgarian cave

Newfound Homo sapiens remains date to between about 46,000–44,000 years ago, researchers say

Sixth Chamber Unearthed at Ancient Egyptian Mummy Workshop Complex At Saqqara

New evidence shows priest-embalmers were savvy entrepreneurs who offered burial packages for every budget.

Deformed skulls offer clues about life during the Roman Empire’s collapse

An ancient cemetery in present-day Hungary holds clues to a unique community formation during the beginnings of Europe's Migration Period.

African skeletons from early colonial Mexico tell the story of first-generation slaves

An interdisciplinary study into the origins and health status of three African skeletons unearthed in Mexico shows evidence of forced migration, physical trauma, and the introduction of infectious diseases from Africa.

Rare Butchery Scene Found in 30,000-year-old Rock Art in India

While hunting scenes are well attested in Indian rock art, only two depictions of butchering are known from sites in India, and are very rare globally.

Grave of Parthian warrior accidentally unearthed in Iran

Ancient tomb chamber - that probably belonged to the Parthian soldier - has been discovered in northern Iran.

‘River monster’ fossil rewrites history of swimming dinosaurs

Fossilized tail bones indicate Spinosaurus, a menacing dinosaur bigger than T. rex, was definitely able to swim.

Pompeii Ruins Show That the Romans Invented Recycling

Archaeologists have determined rubbish mounds outside the city walls at Pompeii were “recycling sites” where trash was sorted, reformed and resold, revealing the ancient Pompeiians were eco-conscious too.

3,600-Year-Old Mummy Discovered in Egypt

A Spanish-Egyptian archaeological mission headed by José Galán uncovered an anthropoid coffin containing a mummy dating back to the 17th dynasty in Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor’s West Bank.
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