Ice Age Figurines and the Sanctity of Prehistoric Obesity
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 17:47

While we all know too much icing can lead to obesity, a new study now says too much “Ice Age” can too, linking the famous Ice Age Venus figurines with a widespread prehistoric desire for “female obesity.”

Surveillance of Looters Leads to Discovery of Sarcophagi in Turkey
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 13:35

In Turkey, an operation to stop illegal excavations has led to the discovery of rare sarcophagi. The authorities used the latest in surveillance technology to detect the looters, which in turn led to these unexpected discoveries. 

Altai Rock Art Images Reveal Insights Into Ancient Nomadic Culture
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 00:38

Researchers in Serbia have studied a collection of ancient petroglyphs revealing the relationship between a medieval nomadic culture and animals. 

Recent Dig Unearths Eight Tombs at Ancient Elis Necropolis
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 20:31

Archaeologists in Greece have unearthed eight tombs near the ancient city of Elis.

Digital reconstruction of the Nile River from Assassin’s Creed Origins.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 19:57

The Nile River spans almost 4,175 miles (6719 km), crosses nine countries throughout Africa, and is widely regarded as the longest river in the world. While all this might be considered common knowledge, the winding waters of the famous river have many intriguing facts that you might not know. Here are ten of the most fascinating ones.

Scottish Metal Detectorist Unearths Rare Medieval Knife
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 02:44

Metal detectorists dream of finding something of real historic value. One lucky detectorist in Scotland has made an astonishing find. He has found a very rare and beautifuly decorated early medieval knife in its original scabbard.