January 12, 2022 6:11 pm
By comparing the piece with ancient forms of chess, the researchers note that the piece appears to be a horse or a knight.
December 24, 2021 5:21 pm
Archaeological data sets hold immense potential in informing present-day dialogues on resilience, food security, and “can be used to promote community-based adaptation.”
December 24, 2021 12:20 pm
The finds made near the ancient city of Caesarea were dated to the Roman and Mamluk periods, around 1,700 and 600 years ago, archaeologists said.
December 07, 2021 6:26 pm
They have also found several ploughed-out burial mounds in nearby fields.
November 02, 2021 8:26 pm
When the program started, the finds were mainly Iron Age and medieval, from 500 to 1,500 years ago. But as the melting widens, ever older periods of history are being exposed.
October 13, 2021 2:10 pm
Some scholars have argued that tobacco may have been the first plant domesticated in North America - and for sociocultural rather than food purposes.
October 06, 2021 5:50 pm
The study illuminates the environmental conditions that allowed Acheulean populations to thrive at the margins of the monsoon in the Thar Desert until at least 177,000 years ago.
October 06, 2021 5:08 pm
Animal bones and pottery found in the septic tank could shed light on the lifestyle and diet of people living at that time, as well as ancient diseases, the antiquities authority said.
September 24, 2021 10:42 am
The results, if they hold up to scrutiny, would rejuvenate the scientific debate about how humans first spread across the Americas, implying that they did so at a time when massive glaciers covered much of their path.
September 17, 2021 1:18 pm
Genetic studies of clothing lice by other researchers suggest an origin for clothing by perhaps 170,000 years ago in Africa.