The figure, carved into a hill in the English countryside, has recently undergone scientific testing, shedding light on its origins.
There’s a sphere with heavy iron content located in a forest in Bosnia, and while an archaeologist thinks it’s handmade others are less certain.
In 2003, on the remote island of Flores in Indonesia, an 18,000 year-old fossil was discovered of Homo Floresiensis, a humanoid, one metre high. The discovery of the fossil led researchers to believe that they were a unique species of human, and not in fact deformed.
It’s official! Since August 2012, archeologists have suspected that the lost remains of the last English king to be slain in battle, King Richard III were buried a few feet beneath a rather ordinary parking lot in Leicester. Richard’s ruin was smote upon the fields of Battle Bosworth in 1485 at the tender age of […]
A juvenile mammoth – nicknamed “Yuka” – was found entombed in Siberian ice near the shores of the Arctic Ocean, and shows signs of being cut open by ancient people. The frozen carcass is believed to be at least 10 000 years old – and could prove to be the first mammoth carcass revealing signs of human interaction in the region.
There is great excitement in Cape Town after the discovery of a ship found buried in a pit on the construction site at the No. 1 Silo at the V&A Waterfront. Read more about the excavation process, and see a video of the process, after the jump.
Oh, scientists. You discover an entirely new species of dinosaur on a quarry dig, and then you come up with a name for it that non-scientist people use to insult hefty folk with. I mean sure, you use the fancy Latin Brontomerus mcintoshi, but Thunder Thighs is the sort of thing people remember.
A 16 500 year-old cemetery was discovered a decade ago in Jordan and some of the findings are very interesting with regards to our bond with domesticated animals. It was discovered that, before cats and dogs, the red fox might have been man’s best friend.