7,000-year-old well is the oldest wooden structure ever discovered

7,000-year-old well is the oldest wooden structure ever discovered In what is now the Czech Republic, archaeologists have found a 7,000-year-old well built by Neolithic settlers. Researchers determined it to be the oldest wooden architectural building in the world after studying the structure. The structure was first uncovered by construction workers in 2018 in Ostrov, …

Prehistoric teeth fossils dating back 9.7 million years ‘could rewrite human history

Prehistoric teeth fossils dating back 9.7 million years ‘could rewrite human history’ In Southwestern Germany, a team of researchers discovered teeth that were millions of years old and presumably belonged to an ancient Euro-Asian primate last September. Yet after the discovery was made public, controversy opened up about the interpretation of our earliest existence. News …

Scientists decode how ropes were made 40,000 years ago

Scientists decode how ropes were made 40,000 years ago Prof. Nicholas Conard and members of his team, present the discovery of a tool used to make rope in today‘s edition of the journal: Archäologische Ausgrabungen Baden-Württemberg. Rope and twine are critical components in the technology of mobile hunters and gatherers. In exceptional cases impressions of string have been …

One of the Largest Pyramids on Earth is Hidden Beneath the Forest

One of the Largest Pyramids on Earth is Hidden Beneath the Forest A group of explorers set on solving the mystery of a long lost pyramid hidden deep in the Guatemala jungle rumoured to be larger than the Great Pyramid of Giza, received the treat of their lives. El Mirador is a pre-Columbian Mayan settlement, located …

Netherlands: They rebuild the face of the first Dutch Neanderthal

Netherlands: They rebuild the face of the first Dutch Neanderthal You can now gaze into the crinkly eyes of “Krijn,” a young Neanderthal man who had a tumour growing on his skull when he died up to 70,000 years ago. In 2001, an amateur palaeontologist found a piece of Krijn’s skull while sifting through sediments …

Mysterious 4,000-year-old grave reveals boy and girl buried face to face

Mysterious 4,000-year-old grave reveals boy and girl buried face to face In a cemetery dating back about 4000 years, in Kazakhstan, the bodies of a young man and women were discovered buried face to face, probably in their twenties. You might be in a romantic connection they were a couple. The bodies of a man …

Well-Preserved 3,000-Year-Old Pre-Viking Sword Unearthed in Denmark is Still Sharp

Well-Preserved 3,000-Year-Old Pre-Viking Sword Unearthed in Denmark is Still Sharp Two locals from Zealand, Denmark’s largest island, decided to walk around the field in the remote west city of Svebolle in the evening. The decision was fortuitous to take their metal detector with them because it would allow them to uncover a major find The …

This 3.3-Million-Year-Old Hominin Toddler Was Kind of Like Us

This 3.3-Million-Year-Old Hominin Toddler Was Kind of Like Us In a fragment of sandstone sticking from the soil in the sparkling flatlands of Northeast Ethiopia, a fossil fragment of the cheekbone has been detected. Zeresenay Alemseged almost instinctively realised that he had come across something important. The skin bone brought a jaw, parts of a …

World’s oldest leather shoe which is 1,000 years older than the Great Pyramid.

World’s oldest leather shoe which is 1,000 years older than the Great Pyramid. In a cave in Armenia, a fully preserved shoe has been discovered, 1,000 years older than the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt and 400 years older than Stonehenge in the UK. A team of global archaeologists found the 5,500-year-old shoe, the world’s oldest …