The remains of a major new prehistoric stone monument have been discovered less than three kilometres from Stonehenge.
Research has shed new light on Bronze Age man’s diet and the arrival of new crops in the Iberian Peninsula at that time.
When thinking about the extinction of Neanderthals some 30,000 years ago, rabbits may not be the first thing that spring to mind. But the way rabbits were hunted and eaten by Neanderthals and modern humans – or not, as the case may be – may offer vital clues as to why one species died out while the other flourished.
Archaeologists at the University of Southampton have found evidence of an ancient gold trade route between the south-west of the Britain and Ireland. A…
Published in the journal Science, the researchers suggest that the most plausible explanation for the wheat reaching the site is that Mesolithic Britons maintained social and trade networks spreading across Europe.
The discovery of a 55,000-year-old partial skull in Northern Israel provides new insights into the migration of modern humans out of Africa.
Ötzi, a human who lived around 3300 BC, had at least 61 tattoo markings on his body when he died and his body was frozen in a glazier along the Italian-Austrian border.
Many beasts roamed the Earth before the rise of man, which are you?