Humans and Neanderthals Have More in Common than Polar and Brown Bears
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 00:48

Ancient humans and Neanderthals, and Denisovans, were genetically closer than polar bears and brown bears, and so, like the bears, were able to easily produce healthy, fertile hybrids according to a study, led by the University of Oxford’s School of Archaeology.

1,500-year-old Perfect Wooden Saddle of Rouran Warrior Found
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 22:56

Archaeologists have found a very rare wooden saddle in Mongolia, from over 1,500 years ago. It was found in a cave burial with other artifacts and the remains of a horse.

The Nephilim Tradition From Ancient Sumer
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 18:46

The oldest literary tradition about great heroic kings claiming to have been scions of the gods dates back to the Sumerian King List in which the First Dynasty of Uruk is described as having been descended from the sun god, Utu. 

Oldest And Largest Pre-Maya Sacred Site Discovered In Mexico
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 18:21

The largest and oldest monumental pre-Maya structure has been identified in Mexico revealing an ancient culture that thrived without a centralized government or elite classes.

‘Picture on the Box’ for Dead Sea Scrolls Puzzle Found in DNA
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 14:02

The Dead Sea scrolls have been analyzed up close revealing the origins of the animal skins upon which they were written. Discovered in the Qumran Caves, near the Dead Sea, in 1946, the Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of around 25,000 fragments of ancient texts including the earliest-known copies of Books of the Hebrew Bible. 

The Arch and Rotunda, Remains of a Vast Palace Complex Built by Galerius
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 02:02

One thing gastronomists, sun worshipers and historians can agree on is that Greece has more than a little of something for everyone. Regarded as the birthplace of democracy and the cradle of Western Civilisation, the country has no shortage of fascinating monuments and archaeological sites.