Archaeology

Massive human sacrifice site discovered in Peru

The remains of 140 children sacrificed in the 15th century during a mass ritual were exhumed in America, in…

The Shigir Idol is the oldest wooden sculpture in the world

When Russian gold miners encountered a giant wooden sculpture in 1894 north of Yekaterinburg in the so-called Shigir Moor,…

85,000-year-old fossil discovered in Saudi Arabia

An 85,000-year-old piece of phalanx, belonging to our ancestor Homo sapiens, was found in the desert of Saudi Arabia….

Asteroid impact triggered the rise of the dinosaurs

According to scientists, the era of the dinosaurs ended about 66 millions ago with the impact of a massive…

Scientists have found an 85,000-year-old fossil that may change history

An international group of archaeologists announced the discovery of a fossilized human finger bone about 85,000 years old in…

oldest foot imprints

Researchers have found the oldest human footprints in North America

Researchers have discovered some 13,000-year-old human footprints in Canada. This could explain how men populated this territory. At each discovery,…

Coffin Birth

Coffin birth: this woman gave birth after death

An ancient medieval grave found near Bologna, Italy, contained a pregnant woman injured in the head with a fetus…

Alien Skeleton Ata

Ata, the alien-looking skeleton is really just human

Researchers have been able to understand the unusual morphology of Ata, anĀ  unusual “alien-looking” skeleton found in the Atacama…

Neanderthals

Neanderthals were compassionate beings contrary to popular belief

He has often been described as a brute compared to the modern human, but the reality would be much…

Prehistoric Shark Tooth

Fossilized tooth of a giant prehistoric shark discovered in Cuba

A fossilized tooth of 5.5 centimeters long and 4 centimeters wide, belonging to a giant prehistoric shark, was found…

Archaeopteryx fossil

Archeopteryx, the feathered dinosaur, could fly but not very well

Archeopteryx, the most iconic feather dinosaur in history, was it a walker, a glider or a bird capable of…

elongated skulls

The mystery of Peru’s elongated skulls finally solved?

American researchers believe they have unlocked the secret of the mysterious elongated skulls discovered in Peru. According to their…

Prehistoric hominids also suffered from carious lesions

Tooth erosion is currently one of the most common dental problems in the world. If today soft drinks, fruit…

A new necropolis has been discovered in the desert of Egypt

More than 2000 years old, an ancient cemetery of Upper Egypt has been discovered, with inside a  treaaure trove…

2000 years old boxing gloves discovered in the United Kingdom

According to the archaeologists who made the find, the Romans used…