Ancient History

DNA Has Identified the First Ever Neanderthal Family in History

Kirby Dean

Scientists have identified a Neanderthal family for the first time in modern history. A father and ...

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The Discovery of Fossil Fish Pushes Back the Origin of Jaws and Teeth

Polly Rosie

Our jaws and teeth are extraordinarily ancient structures. Adaptations that paleontologists have ...

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The Oldest Medical Amputation Was Done On a Child From the Stone Age

Susie Green

The first medical amputation that was ever discovered and put on record was done during the Stone ...

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Neolithic People Used Quartz Rock Crystals at Their Burial Sites

Kirby Dean

Archaeologists have discovered that Neolithic people might have used a rare transparent type of ...

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The Ancient Celestial Calculator, Antikythera Mechanism

Polly Rosie

An ancient shoebox-sized machine known as the Antikythera mechanism is frequently referred to be ...

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A Roman Zodiac Coin, With a Cancer Sign, was Found In Israel

Simon Saunders

A bronze coin from one of the Roman Empire's most tranquil periods was found on the seafloor by ...

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Archaeological Mystery – Where Exactly Is Attila the Hun’s Tomb?

Polly Rosie

Attila the Hun, the warlord who invaded and ravaged both the eastern and western halves of the ...

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A Reconstruction Reveals the Face of a Bronze-Age Bohemian Woman

Polly Rosie

A Bronze-Age female skeleton was unearthed in Mikulovice, near Pardubice, Czech Republic. According ...

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An Athenian Tablet from Roman Times Looks Like a Graduation Yearbook

Kirby Dean

While archaeologists often come across various artifacts that highlight the progress of humanity ...

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A Drought Has Once Again Revealed an Ancient City In the Tigris River

Kirby Dean

When three years ago a drought lowered the waters of the Mosul Reservoir of the Tigris river in ...

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Ancient Rome Was Incredibly Massive and Surprisingly Mobile

Mary Vermillion

It's no mystery that the countries we live in today are not of the same size as they were in ...

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Aethelflaed, the Warrior Queen who defeated the Vikings

Mary Vermillion

Women warriors may have been few and far between when you look at the history of the world, but ...

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Rediscovering the Ancient Silk Route Branch in China

Simon Saunders

The Tea Horse Road in China is a southern branch of the world-famous Silk Road. The Sichuan-Tibet ...

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Athens’s Games Gave Prized Amphora Filled With Olive Oil to Winners

Susie Green

Athena is the goddess of wisdom and war in Greek mythology. The goddess is one of the most beloved ...

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