Recent archaeological and paleoanthropological news from around the world.
11000-Year-Old Human Remains Found in British Cave - Ancient Origins
Jan 25, 2023
An astounding discovery in the Heaning Wood Bone Cave in northern England has revealed the oldest human remains found in the region, dating back 11,000 years.
Archaeologists find 11,000-year-old human remains in British cave - HeritageDaily
Jan 24, 2023
A team of archaeologists from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), have found 11,000-year-old human remains in Heaning Wood Bone Cave, located in Cumbria, England. - HeritageDaily - Archaeology News
Conservation successes and challenges for wide-ranging sharks ... - pnas.org
Jan 23, 2023
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The Oldest Art in the World Wasn't Made By Homo sapiens - Ancient Origins
Jan 18, 2023
One of the most hotly debated questions in the history of Neanderthal research has been whether they created art.
Winter 2023 – Popular Archeology - Popular Archaeology
Jan 14, 2023
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The Lore and Legends of Rome's Ancient Bridges – Popular Archeology - Popular Archaeology
Jan 14, 2023
The story behind ancient Rome's vital bridges, critical to the power and extent of the Roman Empire.
Ancient Siberian genomes reveal genetic backflow from North America across the Bering Sea – Popular Archeology - Popular Archaeology
Jan 12, 2023
CELL PRESS—The movement of people across the Bering Sea from North Asia to North America is a well-known phenomenon in early human history. Nevertheless, the genetic makeup of the people who lived in North Asia during this time has remained mysterious due to a limited number of ancient genomes analyzed from this region. Now, researchers reporting* in Current Biology on January 12 describe genomes from ten individuals up to 7,500 years old that help to fill the gap and show geneflow from people moving in the opposite direction from North America to North Asia.
50,000-year-old stone tools were made by monkeys - HeritageDaily
Dec 30, 2022
50,000-year-old stone tools found in Pedra Furada, located in the state of Piauí in north-eastern Brazil were made by monkeys. - HeritageDaily - Archaeology News
Stone Giant Unearthed Among God Heads At Aizanoi - Ancient Origins
Dec 29, 2022
Researchers digging in the ancient city of Aizanoi have announced the discovery of many new artifacts and works. But the discovery of an “almost intact” statue of a giant man with one foot takes the archaeological biscuit.
Detectorist Strikes Roman Gold in England - Ancient Origins
Dec 28, 2022
When this English metal detectorist realized that he hadn’t dug up a metal top, but an ancient Roman gold earring, he “sank to his knees in disbelief”.