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Ancient horse burial in Nile River Valley connected to Kushite state formation

Ancient horse burial in Nile River Valley connected to Kushite state formation

An ancient horse burial at Tombos along the Nile River Valley shows that a member of the horse family thousands of years ago was more impor...
In New Guinea, human thigh bone daggers were hot property: study

In New Guinea, human thigh bone daggers were hot property: study

New Guinea warriors harvested thigh bones from their dead fathers to fashion into ornamental but deadly daggers used to kill and maim enemi...
Archaeologists open burial chambers in Sudanese pyramid

Archaeologists open burial chambers in Sudanese pyramid

Sudan's official news agency says archaeologists have reopened burial chambers in an ancient pyramid north of the capital, Khartoum. ...
'Peace: From Antiquity to the Present Day' at the University of Münster's Archaeological Museum

'Peace: From Antiquity to the Present Day' at the University of Münster's Archaeological Museum

According to archaeologists, the world's oldest peace treaty disproves the widespread notion that in antiquity, peace was not brought a...
8 million-year-old elephant-like remains found in FYROM

8 million-year-old elephant-like remains found in FYROM

Paleontologists from Bulgaria and the Former Yugoslavian Province of Macedonia (FYROM) are excavating the fossilized remains of a prehistor...
Genomics study in Africa—demographic history and deleterious mutations

Genomics study in Africa—demographic history and deleterious mutations

Scientists from the Institut Pasteur set out to understand how the demographic changes associated with the Neolithic transition also influe...
Skilled female potters travelled around the Baltic nearly 5000 years ago

Skilled female potters travelled around the Baltic nearly 5000 years ago

Was it the fine pottery itself, or the artisans who made it, that moved around the Baltic Sea region during the Corded Ware Culture of late...
Once-mysterious 'Atacama Skeleton' illuminates genetics of bone disease

Once-mysterious 'Atacama Skeleton' illuminates genetics of bone disease

The skeleton, discovered in a leather pouch behind an abandoned church, was pristine: a tiny figure, just six inches long, with a cone-shap...

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