Archaeologists uncover early evidence of brain surgery in Ancient Near East
A recent excavation in Megiddo, Israel, unearthed the earliest example of a particular type of cranial surgery in the Ancient Near East — and potentially one of the oldest...
2.9-million-year-old butchery site reopens case of who made first stone tools
Discovery of stone tools and cut-marked animal bones in Kenya offers window into the dawn of stone technology.
AlUla exhibits the first known reconstruction of a Nabataean woman from the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra
The chemistry of mummification – Traces of a global network
Vessels from an ancient Egyptian mummification workshop in Saqqara are providing new insights into the chemical substances that were used to preserve human bodies.
Penn Museum Researchers Uncover Ancient Tavern in Southern Iraq, Complete with 5,000-Year-Old Fridge
‘Golden boy’ mummy was protected by 49 precious amulets, CT scans reveal
‘Digital unwrapping’ shows that unopened 2,300-year-old mummy is showcase of ancient Egyptian beliefs.
Changing Paradigms for Sustainability
The celebration of a Maya gardener highlights how we need to change our thinking for a sustainable world.
Violence was widespread in early farming society, study says
Violence and warfare were widespread in many Neolithic communities across Northwest Europe, a period associated with the adoption of farming, new research suggests.
Marriage in Minoan Crete
New archaeogenetic data allow exciting insights into the social order of the Aegean Bronze Age.
Caribbean breadfruit traced back to Capt. Bligh’s 1791-93 journey
DNA, historical reports, morphological data connect breadfruit to its history.