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Scientists uncover long-lost Nile branch: Key to building Egypt’s Pyramids

Some 31 pyramids in Egypt, including the famous Giza pyramids, may have been built along a now-buried branch of the Nile River. This branch, stretching...

Scientists discover ancient settlement in Cyprus: Much earlier than expected

New research shows that ancient hunter-gatherers settled in Cyprus thousands of years earlier than previously thought. According to a study published in the Proceedings of...

We mapped a lost branch of the Nile River – which may be the...

The largest field of pyramids in Egypt – consisting of 31 pyramids built over a millennium, including the famous Great Pyramid at Giza –...

Scientists discover ancient Roman lead ingots in Northern Córdoba

Researchers have unearthed three ancient Roman lead ingots in Northern Córdoba, shedding light on the region’s pivotal role in metal production and exportation during...

New study suggests Beethoven’s health woes partially due to lead, but not fatal

Recent research has shed new light on the longstanding mystery surrounding the health issues and death of Ludwig van Beethoven, one of history's most...

Assyriologist unravels mystery of 2,700-year-old temple

In the ancient city of Dūr-Šarrukīn, which we now call Khorsabad in Iraq, there's a puzzle that's baffled experts for over a century. On the...

For the ancient Maya, cracked mirrors were a path to the world beyond

Some people fear that breaking a mirror can lead to seven years of misfortune. The history of this superstition may go back to the ancient...

Ancient village shows remarkable adaptability to climate challenges

Around 6200 BCE, the world experienced significant climate changes that caused global temperatures to drop and sea levels to rise. This event, known as the...

Archaeologists uncover 7,000-year-old neolithic settlement in Serbia

Archaeologists have made a significant discovery in Northeast Serbia, uncovering a 7,000-year-old settlement near the Tamiš River. This find is particularly notable because large settlements...

Scientists unravel ancient Avar society’s family dynamics through DNA analysis

An international team of archaeologists and specialists in archaeogenetics, collaborating with the Hungarian National Museum, has made a significant discovery shedding light on the...