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Scientists are on the trail of discovering the earliest stone tools made by human ancestors in Africa.

1619: Archaeology and the Seeds of a Nation

Archaeological excavations at Jamestown in Virginia are yielding new material finds related to the Western Hemisphere’s first representative government, and the beginnings of slavery in the British colonies.

The First Siberians

Denisova Cave has yielded remarkable new implications and new questions about early humans in Asia.

Hidden Majesty: The Lost Grave of Richard III

Writing for young readers, author Laura Scandiffio relates the detailed story about the remarkable burial discovery of King Richard III and what it says about the real king, beyond...

The Milpa Way

A filmmaker explores how Maya forest gardeners are shedding new light on the ancient Maya collapse.

Crossing the Timor

A group of modern seafarers are testing the hypothesis that prehistoric mariners were the ancestors of Oceania’s populations.

The Forgotten Lives of Amarna

Excavations have revealed clues to the lives of the people who may have built the great ancient Egyptian city of Amarna.

Straws that Bind

What do ancient drinking straws say about communal ceremony and civilization?

Making Way for the Old

Should buildings be demolished to reveal more of an ancient Roman circus? A Spanish city near Barcelona debates the issue.


New findings and new implications for understanding human evolution.
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