- Agriculture May Have Been In Xincun China 5,000 Years Ago
In Europe, the arrival of the farmers who replaced Mesolithic hunter-gatherers happened in force 9,000 years ago but it was happening elsewhere prior to that. In Syria, there is even evidence of scientific trait selection in grains in 10,000 B.C. but in o ...
Article - News Staff - May 19 2013 - 10:53am
- The Ascent Of Man: Why Did Our Early Ancestors Walk Upright?
Archaeologists think they have some responses for the hypothesis that our early forebears were forced out of the trees and onto two feet when climate change reduced tree cover. Our earliest ancestors changed from tree dwelling quadrupeds to upright bipeds ...
Article - News Staff - May 26 2013 - 1:33pm
- Mysterious 60,000 Ton Monument Found Beneath The Sea Of Galilee
The Sea of Galilee, located in the North of Israel, has numerous significant archaeological sites and an ancient structure underneath the waves adds to its mysteries. The cone-shaped monument, approximately 230 feet in diameter, 39 feet high, and weighing ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 10 2013 - 11:07am
- New Excavation Of Richard III Resting Place Set To Begin
Archaeologists hope to shed new light on Richard III’s final resting place, with a new dig at the site of the Grey Friars church. Experts will spend a month excavating the choir area of the church, where Richard’s body was discovered, and hope to reveal m ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 7 2013 - 10:26pm
- During Civil Unrest In Egypt, Ancient Pharaoh Mycerinus Makes Surprise Appearance At Archaeological Dig
As Egypt fights over new leadership, Israeli archaeologists have found evidence of an ancient ruler in northern Israel. At a site in Tel Hazor National Park, north of the Sea of Galilee, archaeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have unearth ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 9 2013 - 12:35pm
- Oldest Inland European Fort In The US Discovered
Appalachian-Americans rejoice, archaeologists have added a new piece to your heritage puzzle. The remains of the earliest European fort in the interior of (what is now) the United States have been discovered- and it gives new insight into both the start o ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 23 2013 - 11:59am
- Coffin Within A Coffin Found At Richard III Burial Site
University of Leicester archeologists lifted the lid of a medieval stone coffin near the final resting place of Richard III this week- and found a mysterious coffin-within-a-coffin. ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 29 2013 - 10:00am
- Battle Of Bosworth- The Last Stand Of Richard III Located
For as much as the War of the Roses has been over-analyzed and documented, you'd think researchers would know where the Battle of Bosworth, which brought the Plantagenet King of England Richard III to a grisly end at the hands of the Tudors, was fough ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 15 2013 - 10:22am
- Massive Assyrian Iron Age Fortifications Unearthed At Ashdod
Researchers have unearthed the remains of massive ancient fortifications built around an Iron-Age Assyrian harbor in the contemporary Israeli coastal city of Ashdod, just south of Tel Aviv. At the heart of the well-preserved fortifications is a mud-brick ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 19 2013 - 3:22pm
- Earliest Known Iron Artifacts Were Extraterrestrial In Origin
9 ancient Egyptian iron beads which were carefully hammered into thin sheets before being rolled into tubes over 5,000 years ago were actually hammered from pieces of meteorites and not iron ore. The objects trace their origins to outer space and predate ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 19 2013 - 9:57pm