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New study results consistent with dog domestication during Ice Age

New study results consistent with dog domestication during Ice Age

Analysis of Palaeolithic-era teeth from a 28,500-year-old fossil site in the Czech Republic provides supporting evidence for two groups of ...
Cognitive experiments give a glimpse into the ancient mind

Cognitive experiments give a glimpse into the ancient mind

Symbolic behaviour - such as language, account keeping, music, art, and narrative - constitutes a milestone in human cognitive evolution. B...
Ancient gut microbiomes shed light on human evolution

Ancient gut microbiomes shed light on human evolution

The microbiome of our ancestors might have been more important for human evolution than previously thought, according to a new study publis...
Perth Pictish find offers glimpse into Scotland's warrior past

Perth Pictish find offers glimpse into Scotland's warrior past

Archaeologists have carefully recreated images of a figure on a Pictish stone, discovered during the construction of a road in 2017, with t...
Pompeii 'House of Lovers' reopens to public after 40 years

Pompeii 'House of Lovers' reopens to public after 40 years

Vivid frescoes and never-before-seen inscriptions were among the treasures unearthed in a massive years-long restoration of the world-famou...
EU brings Greek demand for Elgin Marbles into Brexit talks

EU brings Greek demand for Elgin Marbles into Brexit talks

The European Union has opened up the prospect that Greece’s claim on the Elgin Marbles could become a bargaining chip in negotiations over ...
Black Death 'Plague Pit' discovered at 14th-century monastery hospital in Lincolnshire

Black Death 'Plague Pit' discovered at 14th-century monastery hospital in Lincolnshire

A mass burial of bodies, known to be victims of the Black Death, has been discovered at the site of a 14th-century monastery hospital at Th...
Discovery at 'flower burial' site could unravel mystery of Neanderthal death rites

Discovery at 'flower burial' site could unravel mystery of Neanderthal death rites

The first articulated Neanderthal skeleton to come out of the ground for over 20 years has been unearthed at one of the most important site...
Ancient plant foods discovered in Arnhem Land, Australia

Ancient plant foods discovered in Arnhem Land, Australia

Australia's first plant foods - eaten by early populations 65,000 years ago - have been discovered in Arnhem Land. A team of archae...
Canaanite temple unearthed at Lachish

Canaanite temple unearthed at Lachish

A team of archaeologists led by Professor Yosef Garfinkel at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology and Professor Mi...
Hypogeum with sarcophagus from 6th cent. BC found in Roman Forum

Hypogeum with sarcophagus from 6th cent. BC found in Roman Forum

A hypogeum or underground temple and tomb structure with a tufa sarcophagus linked with what looks like an altar has been discovered in the...
Painting of deity found inside 3,000-year-old Egyptian coffin

Painting of deity found inside 3,000-year-old Egyptian coffin

Three men, one at each end and one at the middle, slowly and gingerly lifted the wooden lid as if handling a giant eggshell. Quietly offeri...

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