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September 12, 2018
A panoramic image of Blombos Cave in South Africa. Magnus Haaland
Archaeologists just found the oldest drawing. It's a 70,000-year-old hashtag.
September 12, 2018 - 4:32pm
April 27, 2018
Remains of 140 children found in Peru, pointing to world's largest ancient child sacrifice
April 27, 2018 - 7:57am
March 28, 2018
An aerial photo of one of the structures uncovered in a recent study of pre-Columbian archaeological sites in the Amazon. Photo courtesy of University of Exeter.
Archaeologists discover 81 ancient settlements in the Amazon
March 28, 2018 - 6:58am
March 15, 2018
Researchers work at the Olorgesaile prehistoric site in Kenya. MUST CREDIT: Smithsonian Human Origins Program.
Scientists find evidence of paint, complex tools and climate chaos at the dawn of humanity
March 15, 2018 - 4:08pm
March 13, 2018
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A fossilized tooth of a giant shark sat undisturbed at a secret location. Then it was stolen
March 13, 2018 - 5:42pm
February 22, 2018
The plutonium at Hierapolis, Turkey / Wikimedia Commons
Scientists discover the secret to ancient Roman 'Gate to Hell'
February 22, 2018 - 1:23pm
January 25, 2018
A view from below of Misliya Cave, on the western slopes of Mount Carmel in Israel. MUST CREDIT: Handout photo by Mina Weinstein-Evron/Haifa University
Scientists discover the oldest human fossils outside Africa
January 25, 2018 - 4:17pm
December 5, 2017
Burial sites found at Avery's Rest, a 17th-century plantation in Rehoboth, Delaware. MUST CREDIT: Donald E. Hurlbert/Smithsonian Institution.
An archaeological dig unearths one of the earliest slave remains in Delaware
December 5, 2017 - 1:41pm
April 20, 2016
The archaeological survey will identify sites in Lac qui Parle County. In some cases, additional work such as shown above will be undertaken to determine the scope of material that may be present at a site. (SUBMITTED)
Team to explore Lac qui Parle County’s history
April 20, 2016 - 11:48pm
May 26, 2014
This photo provided by archaeologist Michelle Terrell shows where Terrell and co-workers excavated a rifle pit near the obelisk at the Wood Lake Monument site in eastern Yellow Medicine County. It is described as a defensive trench used by soldiers to protect the camp of Colonel Henry Sibley during the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. (Submitted photo)
Archaeological work at Wood Lake Monument locates site of rifle pit, old agency road
May 26, 2014 - 11:16pm
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