Archaeology

A city older than the Pyramid of Giza discovered in Egypt

A group of French archaeologists made another surprising discovery in Egypt; they discovered remains of one of the oldest…

Roman era gold discovered in Italy

This treasure dating from the fifth century, discovered during excavations in the old Cressoni theater, Como, could be worth…

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Neanderthal man mastered the art of fire

European archaeologists have been able for the first time to establish a first direct proof of the ability of…

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Humans might have reached America earlier than expected

Until the 1980s, archaeologists believed — based on prehistoric finds — that the first humans in the Western Hemisphere…

Ancient man reached Asia much earlier than previously thought

Why modern man left Africa 100,000 years ago to conquer the rest of the world remains controversial. Currently, it…

Scientists discover in China the fossil of a new species never seen before

An international team of scientists has discovered in China the fossil of a mysterious marine animal of the Cambrian…

More than 25 geoglyphs discovered in Peru, near Nazca

We all know about the lines of Nazca in Peru. Now, with the help of drones, archaeologists have discovered…

Oldest animal footprints discovered in China

Animal footprints dating back 541 million years have been discovered in China, making them the oldest on the planet,…

Falcon Mummy

The falcon mummy mystery finally solved

It took more than 2 thousand years for the mystery of the sarcophagus of the so-called falcon mummy to…

Máximo, the largest dinosaur ever discovered, to be exhibited at the Chicago Field Museum of Natural History

Máximo, the largest dinosaur discovered, will be exhibited in at the Field Museum of Natural History. The dino in…

There are no secret rooms in Tutankhamun’s tomb

Several ground penetrating radar studies have already been conducted around and on Tutankhamun’s tomb. Objective: to discover supposed hidden…

Scientists have identified possible Dead Sea manuscripts thanks to NASA

Fragments of a possible new manuscript of the Dead Sea Scrolls have been identified thanks to a technology specifically…

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…