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Cave art discovered

The Largest Cave Art in North America is Almost Invisible to the Eye

Somewhere in the Appalachian foothills of Alabama, there's a...

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Found: A Dinosaur That Died the Day the Asteroid Hit

Archaeologists stationed at a dig site in North Dakota...

Huacas: Sacred Objects of the Incas

The Inca empire was the largest and most complex...
Machu Picchu Photo Adrian Wójcik

‘Machu Picchu’ is the Wrong Name for This South American Icon

A recent paper in an Andean archaeology journal indicates...

Ancient Inventions That Were Centuries Ahead of Their Time

We live in an age where technology often surpasses...
Ahu Tongariki on Easter Island. Photo: Ian Sewell, commons license

Yes, the Easter Island Statues Have Bodies — But That’s Old News

Every so often, an old story resurfaces and goes...

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Newcomer’s Guide: Stonehenge

Stonehenge is perhaps the most iconic landmark in Britain...

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Beringia was more than the Bering Land Bridge, it was once a settlement not just a passage, Raff posits in her new book, 'Origins'. Photo: Shutterstock

The First Americans May Not Have Come Over the Bering Land Bridge After All

A new book on anthropological genetics shakes up what...

Exploration Mysteries: What Do These Ancient Manuscripts Say?

Around the world, a handful of age-old manuscripts have...

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australian mygalomorph spider fossil

New Fossils Write Missing Chapters of Australia’s Jungle Origin Story

New South Wales’ arid bush country is dry and...

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dig uncovers crucifixion

U.K. Archaeologists ‘Stunned’ to Find Crucifixion, World’s Fourth Ever Discovered

At a dig in Fenstanton, a village in Cambridgeshire,...

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Espen Finstad (Secrets of the Ice) and Julian Post-Melbye (Museum of Cultural History) free an ancient ski from the Digervarden ice patch on Sept. 26, 2021. Image: Glacier Archaeology Program / Secrets of the Ice

Best-Preserved Ancient Skis Turn Up — Where Else? — in Norway

On September 20 of this year, a field archaeologist...
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Pompeii Slave Room Gives Rare Window Into a ‘Precarious Reality’

In the ruins of Pompeii, a tiny room paints...

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The Norse Lived in North America by 1021 AD

Just this week, Danish researchers discovered evidence that supports...

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