The two drilled 8,500-year-old human teeth found at Çatalhöyük in Turkey. Source: Scott D. Haddow / University of Copenhagen
Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 23:03

At a prehistoric archaeological site in Turkey, researchers have discovered two 8,500-year-old human teeth, which had been used as pendants in a necklace or bracelet. 

Group of Moai statues at the quarry of Rano Raraku, Easter Island.    Source: thomaslusth / Adobe Stock
Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 18:56

Rapa Nui (or Easter Island, as it is commonly known) is home to the enigmatic Moai, stone monoliths that have stood watch over the island landscape for hundreds of years. 

Top image: Pelasgos is said to be the father of the Pelasgians. Source: Fxquadro / Adobe Stock.
Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 13:59

Pelasgos was a mythical ruler of ancient Greece. He is said to have been the progenitor of the Pelasgians (or Pelasgi), who are a mysterious people, as little is known for certain about them. 

Native American hunter. Credit: Daniel / Adobe Stock
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 23:03

A site has been uncovered in the American state of Connecticut, that is revealing evidence about its earliest inhabitants. Some 15,000 artifacts related to a Paleoindian community have been uncovered and they are providing an unprecedented insight into the distant past.

The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus. Source: The British Museum / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 18:25

Western civilization has always had a fascination with the civilization which grew up along the Nile River around 3,000 BC. Greek intellectuals, such as Thales

St Augustine of Canterbury preaches to Aethelberht of Kent during Christianization of Anglo-Saxon England 	Photo source: James William Edmund Doyle / Public domain
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 13:45

The Christianization of Anglo-Saxon England began towards the end of the 6th century AD, and by the end of the succeeding century, all the kings of Anglo-Saxon England were Christian, at least nominally.