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8 min ago | Daily Reporter
Humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.
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3 hrs ago | The Escapist
The Siberian Ice Maiden, also known as the Princess of Ukok, Altay Princess or Ochi-Bala, is to be put back in her tomb thanks to a campaign by Altay Region spiritual leaders and elders, who are worried that as long as she stays in the hands of scientists the gate to the underworld will remain open.
4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Univ. of South Florida researchers said they identified George Owen Smith as the first of 55 bodies they exhumed from the grounds of the renamed Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys.
The Roper, a research vessel set up for maritime archaeology, has been home to crews from the St. Augustine Lighthouse Museum searching for the lost French fleet of Jean Ribault, believed to have sunk off the coast of Canaveral National Seashore in 1565.
Just because your area of expertise is something exotic like anthropology, doesn't mean you can't make a business out of it.
The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in a Conservation Assessment report from staff of the Arizona State Museum.
For three years archaeologists have been digging at a site on the island of A-land looking for evidence of the Migration Period of Scandinavian history, between A.D. 400 to 550.
Have you ever gone to see an unfamiliar group in concert, only to be surrounded by people who go ape and know every note by heart? It's like being an anthropologist who stumbles onto some obscure tribe.
Two sphinxes weighing around 1.5 tons each will not be moved from the entrance to the tomb at Ancient Amphipolis currently being excavated by archaeologists.
As the legal side of the kidnapping case kicks into gear, the St. Lawrence County Amish community is coping with the tragic ordeal.
Archaeologists have rediscovered two massive ancient Maya cities in the Yucatan that were hidden by dense vegetation.
According to a report in the Cyprus Mail , archaeologists working at the site of Kretou Marottou-Ais Yiorkis have uncovered an early Neolithic grave that may be the one of the earliest human burials on the island.
Symbolic culture emerged in Africa over 100,000 years ago, in a revolution whose echoes can still be heard in myths and rituals around the world.
Tests on the long-lost skeleton of Richard III reveal the medieval monarch had a taste for rich foods such as peacock, heron and swan, and that his liking for the finer things in life -- including wine -- increased significantly after he became the king of England.
The next time you find yourself rolling a pair of dice, know that you're tapping into something primordial- keeping alive an ancient tradition that began long before recorded history.
ARCHAELOGISTS have started excavating a large site in York which could hide significant remains relating to the city's Roman and medieval past.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:44 am
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