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South African skeleton shows humans learnt to walk upright in the trees

South African skeleton shows humans learnt to walk upright in the trees

The analysis of the world’s most complete skeleton of an early human ancestor, conducted by a research collaboration involving the Universi...
2000-year-old Germanic cemetery discovered in western Poland

2000-year-old Germanic cemetery discovered in western Poland

Polish archaeologists have discovered dozens of iron and bronze artefacts including a sword and decorative buckles in a nearly 2000 years o...
Illyrian temples found at ancient Doclea in Montenegro

Illyrian temples found at ancient Doclea in Montenegro

The Center for Archaeology of Montenegro began a series of rescue excavations in the ancient city of Doclea near Podgorica, one of the most...
Bronze Age jewellery found in Slovakia

Bronze Age jewellery found in Slovakia

Archaeologists excavating in the village of Hozelec in northern Slovakia have unearthed a unique trove of jewellery believed to date from t...
Palaeolithic people may have amputated fingers in religious ritual, study suggests

Palaeolithic people may have amputated fingers in religious ritual, study suggests

Early in human history, people were willing to make enormous sacrifices in order to satisfy their deities. Some cave dwellers even cut off ...
Genetic study forces a rethink on population history of Ibiza

Genetic study forces a rethink on population history of Ibiza

Otago researchers have discovered a rare case of genetic population discontinuity on the Mediterranean Island of Ibiza. Essentially, the or...
Burial shaft dating back to Middle Kingdom uncovered in Fayoum

Burial shaft dating back to Middle Kingdom uncovered in Fayoum

The archaeological mission working in the archaeological site of al-Khalwa area, Fayoum, has uncovered a burial shaft, located to the east ...
Clay pagoda fragment featuring nymph found in Japan's Honshu island

Clay pagoda fragment featuring nymph found in Japan's Honshu island

A piece of pottery with an engraving of a smiling female figure was recently unearthed in Ishikawa Prefecture, located in the Chūbu region ...
Parthian coffin burial discovered in southwest Iran

Parthian coffin burial discovered in southwest Iran

An ancient coffin burial has been found in Jubji, a historical site in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province. Credit: Mehir Prelimin...

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