A House with a Twist: The Crooked House of Windsor’s Colorful History
The Crooked House of Windsor, also known as the Market Cross House, is a 16th century building located in the market town of Windsor, in the southeastern [...]
Australian Indigenous banana cultivation found to go back over 2,000 years
Archaeologists at The Australian National University (ANU) have found the earliest evidence of Indigenous communities cultivating bananas in Australia. [...]
Oldest known cremation in the Near East dates to 7000 BC
Ancient people in the Near East had begun the practice of intentionally cremating their dead by the beginning of the 7th millennium BC, according to a [...]
Eating out was a very social matter for early humans
A half-a-million-year-old internationally significant archaeological site in Sussex, England, offers unprecedented insights into the life of a poorly [...]
Complete Bronze Age horse harness found in 3,000-year-old hoard in Scotland
An amateur treasure-hunter has uncovered one of the most significant Bronze Age hoards ever found in Scotland, including jewellery and a 3,000-year-old [...]
New study confirms the power of Deinosuchus and its 'teeth the size of bananas'
A new study, revisiting fossil specimens from the enormous crocodylian, Deinosuchus, has confirmed that the beast had teeth “the size of [...]
Oldest Known Cremation in The Near East, From 7,000 BC
Archaeologists have unearthed parts of a nine thousand-year-old individual’s body in Israel who was burned or cremated in a ritualistic way. This discovery [...]
Clovis type fluted points discovered in Arabia
A new study led by archaeologists from the CNRS, the Inrap, the Ohio State University and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, [...]
Roadworks reveal early Medieval necropolis in northern Spain
An archaeological excavation in the Rioja municipality of Granon, during work on a section of the A-12 motorway, has brought to light some 35 tombs out of [...]
Desert resources contributed to rise of ancient Egyptian Civilisation
Copper for making tools used to process blocks for building temples and pyramids, dyes for decorating tombs – these are selected raw materials [...]