The findings at Wonderwerk Cave are huge for paleoanthropology, which seeks to understand human evolution.
The discovery in the Kalahari Desert disrupts the prevailing notion that human origins were linked to coastal environments.
A small coin dated 1808 led archaeologists to identify the area as the former site of the plantation where Tubman lived before escaping enslavement in 1849.
Researchers believe the Bronze Age stone bears a crude map of an area in France’s Brittany region.
Cavernous conditions and fire may have contributed to an “altered states of consciousness.”
The device, which is thought to predict planets’ movement, was found in the sea in 1901, salvaged from a wrecked merchant ship.
The spider is thought to be associated with rain and fertility rituals that might have taken place in the shrine and its attendant complex of buildings.
The noises of a massive conch shell from the Upper Paleolithic Marsoulas cave society were reproduced and published online.
The unique chariot includes elaborate scenes on rear medallions that refer to Eros, leading researchers to theorize that it could have been a chariot used for marriage rituals or processionals.
The beads, located in three Indigenous sites in Alaska, date to the mid-to-late 15th century, prior to Columbus’s landfall.
In Negrar, archaeologists found evidence of an ancient Roman villa just meters under the earth’s surface.
Researchers recently discovered systems of sorting rubbish, like mortar and plaster, for reuse.