Small scale agricultural farming was first initiated by indigenous communities living on Turkey’s Anatolian plateau, and not introduced by migrant farmers as previously thought, according to new research by the University of Liverpool.
1,600-year-old system allowed farming in one of world’s driest climates
Archaeologists have revealed the discovery of hundreds of Roman shoes and other objects at Hadrian’s Wall.
Ancient Britons may have intentionally mummified some of their dead during the Bronze Age, according to archaeologists at the University of Sheffield.
The remains of a major new prehistoric stone monument have been discovered less than three kilometres from Stonehenge.
Archaeologists working in Israel have discovered the remains of the fortifications and entrance gate of the biblical city of Gath, which was first settled in the Early Bronze Age in about 3500 B.C.
Research has shed new light on Bronze Age man’s diet and the arrival of new crops in the Iberian Peninsula at that time.
Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority have discovered a large ceramic jar that is 3,000-year-old. On they found the name ‘Eshbaal Ben Beda’ inscribed – Eshbaal is a figure mentioned in the Bible as the son of King Saul.
For hundreds of years, the Anio Novus aqueduct carried water 87 km (54 miles) from the Aniene River of the Apennine Mountains down into Rome. Built between AD 38 and 52, scholars continue to struggle to determine how much water the Anio Novus supplied to the Eternal City—until now.
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.