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Teeth pendants speak of the elk's prominent status in the Stone Age

Teeth pendants speak of the elk's prominent status in the Stone Age

Roughly 8,200 years ago, the island of Yuzhniy Oleniy Ostrov in Lake Onega in the Republic of Karelia, Russia, housed a large burial ground ...
World’s oldest cave art discovered in Indonesia

World’s oldest cave art discovered in Indonesia

A team of Griffith University archaeologists has shared in the discovery of what may be the world’s oldest known cave painting, dating back ...
150 million-year-old shark was one of the largest of its time

150 million-year-old shark was one of the largest of its time

In a new study, an international research team led by Sebastian Stumpf from the University of Vienna describes an exceptionally well-preserv...
Rome's Domus Tiberiana to reopen after 40 years

Rome's Domus Tiberiana to reopen after 40 years

After being closed for 40 years, the Domus Tiberiana in the archaeological park of the Coliseum will reopen in the second half of 2021. The ...
Research reveals how teeth functioned and evolved in giant mega-sharks

Research reveals how teeth functioned and evolved in giant mega-sharks

A pioneering study by University of Bristol researchers finds that the evolution of teeth in the giant prehistoric shark Megalodon and its r...
The dire wolf was a distinct species, different from the gray wolf, biologists discover

The dire wolf was a distinct species, different from the gray wolf, biologists discover

The iconic, prehistoric dire wolf, which prowled through Los Angeles and elsewhere in the Americas over 11 millennia ago, was a distinct spe...
25 ancient tombs with encased skulls found in China's Guizhou

25 ancient tombs with encased skulls found in China's Guizhou

A total of 25 ancient tombs with human skulls enfolded in vessels have been discovered in a township in southwest China's Guizhou Provin...
Archaeologists discover massive Medieval coin hoard in Central Hungary

Archaeologists discover massive Medieval coin hoard in Central Hungary

At the end of December 2020., the Ferenczy Museum Center conducted archaeological research at the medieval site of Ujjlengyel, during which ...
Caligula's Garden of Delights, unearthed and restored

Caligula's Garden of Delights, unearthed and restored

The fourth of the 12 Caesars, Caligula — officially, Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus — was a capricious, combustible first-century populist r...
Meipu teeth shed light on the human settlement of Asia

Meipu teeth shed light on the human settlement of Asia

María Martinón-Torres and José María Bermúdez de Castro, researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENI...
New insights from original Domesday survey revealed

New insights from original Domesday survey revealed

A new interpretation of the survey behind Domesday Book—the record of conquered England compiled on the orders of William the Conqueror in 1...

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