LSU campus Native American Mound
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 09:23

A North American scientist has claimed that group of ancient mounds are among the oldest structures in North America.

Spiral staircase of underground crossing in tunnel at Fort Canning Park, Singapore Source: (martinhosmat083/ Adobe Stock)
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 01:49

Singapore, the remarkable city-state in Asia, is regarded as one of the most dynamic societies on earth and offers a great many sites. Fort Canning Park is located on a small hill on the island. 

A burial pit full of grave goods. (Pierluigi Giorgi / © Antiquity Publications Ltd)
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 21:39

In Italy, archaeologists have unearthed what they are calling a ‘prince’s tomb’, found using the latest non-invasive archaeological methods. The royal burial is believed to come from an enigmatic culture that flourished before the rise of Rome in Italy.

Sarcophagus of Nesyamun, source of the Mummy’s voice      Source: © Leeds Museums and Galleries
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 17:22

The vowel sounds of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy have been recreated by scientists in England.

Cleopatra Testing Poisons on Condemned Prisoners by Alexandre Cabanel (1887) (Public Domain)
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 15:00

Of all the ways to murder someone poisoning must be the most underhanded and downright evil way to proceed. The whole art of poisoning, as it is often referred too, was developed as a stealth way to murder one’s enemies before 4500 BC.

Closeup of the Bronze Age mosaic at Usa̧klı Höyük. Source: Anacleto D'Agostino / Usa̧klı Höyük Archaeological Project
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 13:59

Archaeologists in Turkey believe that they have uncovered the oldest mosaic yet found. This paved floor made of irregular colored stones was unearthed during fieldwork in what is believed to have been a Bronze Age Hittite city.