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Archaeologists Discover Ancient Ochre Mine that Unlocks the lives of Early Americans

Researchers have determined that the cave system was inhabited from between 12,000-10,000 years ago, predating the rise of Maya culture and was occupied for around 2,000 years.

Ancient Underwater Aboriginal Sites Discovered off Australian Coast

The first underwater Aboriginal archaeological sites have been discovered off northwest Australia dating back thousands of years ago when the current seabed was dry land.

Did Corn Fuel Cahokia’s Rise?

A new study suggests that corn was the staple subsistence crop that allowed the pre-Columbian city of Cahokia to rise to prominence and flourish for nearly 300 years.

Natural Cave Detected Beneath the Pyramid of the Moon at Teotihuacán

Archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History in Mexico City has detected the existence of a natural cave beneath the Pyramid of the Moon at Teotihuacán in Mexico.

Ancient Maya Reservoirs Were Contaminated with Toxic Levels of Mercury and Algae

A study by the University of Cincinnati has found that the drinking water in the reservoirs in Maya city was polluted with toxic levels of mercury and algae.

The millenial pre-colonial cultural influence is evident in the Amazon forest

More than ten years ago, large geometric earthworks found in the southwestern parts of the Amazon, called geoglyphs, were reported in the global scientific news.

Archaeologists Exhume Child Burials with Obul Coins Placed in Mouths

Archaeologists excavating a mass grave site from the 16th century have discovered remains of children that were buried with coins in their mouths.

Police Recover 4,600 Archaeological Treasures from International Crime Gang in Bulgaria

Police in Bulgaria have arrested members of an organised crime gang in Bulgaria and have recovered over 4,600 archaeological items during a sting operation.

Diets of Bronze-Age People in Southern Poland was Largely Vegetable Based

New study suggests that ancient Neolithic and Bronze Age people living in the southern parts of modern-day Poland survived mainly on a vegetable-based diet.

Sunken Temple Resurfaces in Mahanadi River

Archaeologists from the Indian National Trust for Art (INTACH) have announced the appearance of a submerged temple in the Odisha region of India.

Study Suggests Cosmic Body Destroyed Ancient Village 12,800 Years Ago

A study submitted in Scientific Reports suggests that the debris stream from a short-period comet may have destroyed the archaeological site of Tell Abu Hureyra.

Archaeologists Find Large Neolithic Structure at Durrington Walls

Archaeologists from the University of Bradford have announced the discovery of a large prehistoric site at Durrington Walls near Stonehenge in England.