The Last and Most Isolated Stone Age Tribe in the World
The world's last and most isolated stone age tribe lives on North Sentinel Island, off the southwest coast of South Andaman, India. In her analysis of interactions and contacts with the Andaman Islanders, Zarine Cooper, a specialist who has verified...
Mummies With Golden ‘Tongues’ Discovered in Egypt
Archeologists have discovered several ancient mummies in Egypt with gold chips in their mouths where the tongues should be. The new finding was made at a site named Quweisna (sometimes spelled Quesna) necropolis in the central Nile Delta. The Qwaisana...
The Wealthiest Grave of the 5th Millennium BC
Archaeologists in Bulgaria stumbled upon the wealthiest grave of the 5th millennium BC containing the oldest golden artifacts ever found. The incredible finding by excavator operator Raycho Marinov is one of the most important archaeological discoveries ever made in the...
Tattoos Found on Ancient Egyptian Mummies
New archaeological evidence from Egyptian mummies shows the practice of having lower back tattoos is actually more than three millennia old even though it may seem like an early 21st century fad popularized by low-rise-jeans clad celebrities. Researchers Anne Austin...
Why Walking Barefoot is Good for You
Orthopedists argue that walking barefoot makes for stronger and more flexible feet, fewer deformities, while it enhances mobility as well
Study of Fossil Skulls Sheds Light on Neandertals Mating with Modern Humans
An exploratory study by North Carolina State University is offering new insights on the interbreeding between Neandertals and modern humans.
Neanderthal Man’s Recreated Face Takes Internet By Storm
A recreation of a Neanderthal man's face is turning heads all over the world not only for its strong resemblance to our own physiognomy today but also because of the good humor it exudes as much as 70,000 years...
Did the Ancient Greeks See Blue Like We Do?
Linguists and experts in the ancient world have long been puzzled by the absence of a distinct word for the color in Ancient Greek.
Today’s Greeks Are Like Those of 2,000 BC Researchers Find
An anthropological DNA research project which sequenced the genes of ancient populations found that modern Greeks are genetically similar.
Last Meal of Iron Age Mummy Revealed
The Tollund Man, an unfortunate victim of human sacrifice in Iron Age Denmark, is a "bog body," one of a group of remarkably-well preserved ancient mummies.
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