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Scientists Hunt For Lost WW2 Bunkers Designed to Hold Off Invasion

New research published by scientists from Keele, Staffordshire and London South Bank Universities, has unveiled extraordinary new insights into a forgotten band of secret fighters created to slow down potential invaders during World War Two.

Raids and Bloody Rituals Among Ancient Steppe Nomads

Ancient historiographers described steppe nomads as violent people dedicated to warfare and plundering.

Did Our Early Ancestors Boil Their Food in Hot Springs?

Some of the oldest remains of early human ancestors have been unearthed in Olduvai Gorge, a rift valley setting in northern Tanzania where anthropologists have discovered fossils of hominids that existed 1.8 million years ago. The region has preserved many fossils and stone tools, indicating that early humans settled and hunted there.

Remains of 3,000-Year-Old Settlement Found in Capital’s Białołęka District

The remains of a 3,000-year-old settlement have been discovered by archaeologists in Warsaw’s Białołęka district of Poland.

Archaeologists Find That Unglazed Ceramic Cookware Absorbs the Chemical Residue of Present And Past Meals

If you happen to dig up an ancient ceramic cooking pot, don't clean it. Chances are, it contains the culinary secrets of the past.

Ancient Earthquake May Have Caused Destruction of Canaanite Palace at Tel Kabri

A team of Israeli and American researchers funded by grants from the National Geographic Society and the Israel Science Foundation has uncovered new evidence that an earthquake may have caused the destruction and abandonment of a flourishing Canaanite palatial site about 3,700 years ago.

Ancient Hunters Stayed in Frozen Northern Europe Rather Than Migrating to Warmer Areas

Ancient hunters stayed in the coldest part of Northern Europe rather than migrating to escape freezing winter conditions, archaeologists have found.

The European Economic Area Dates Back to the Bronze Age

Today, Leutkirch is a small town in the Western Allgäu region of Germany, far from big population centers.

Survey Reveals Large Earthwork at Ancestral Wichita Site in Kansas

A Dartmouth-led study using multisensor drones has revealed a large circular earthwork at what may be Etzanoa, an archaeological site near Wichita, Kansas.

New Dating of Nebra Sky Disk

The Nebra sky disk is one of Germany's most significant archaeological finds and was included in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register in 2013.

Study Reveals Upside Down Houses for the Dead in Stone Age Tomb

A study of the Maeshowe tomb by the University of the Highlands and Islands has suggested that the side chambers of the tomb are styled upside-down, as inverted netherworlds for the dead to pass on into the afterlife.

Remains of Christian Chalice Unearthed Near Hadrian’s Wall

Archaeologists conducting excavations at the Roman Fort of Vindolanda in Northumberland, England have uncovered 14 fragmentary remains of a chalice.