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Ancient Mesopotamia: Expert discusses history in 2016 An ancient coin, dating back to 1807, has been found in the Scottish highlands by a metal detectorist. The coin, which has a reasonably high value,...

How illiterate miners invented the alphabet: Canaanite labourers in ancient Egypt transformed intricate hieroglyphs into simple letters 4,000 years ago, inscriptions reveal The first alphabet was found...

Oldest ever tool used by early humans dating back 350,000 years is found in an Israeli cave A tool used for ‘delicate abrading’ dates back some 350,000 years Such implements were previously...

Mummified wolf pup dating back 57,000 years with its head, tail, fur paws and teeth perfectly preserved by permafrost is unearthed in Canada Mummified seven-week-old baby was found by a gold miner in...

Ancient Jewish manuscript containing chapters from the Hebrew Bible is analysed using state-of-the-art camera technology to reveal how it has degraded over time Researchers from Romania used various imagine...

Ancient Amazonian villages laid out like a clock face suggest ancient Acreans organised their dwellings to represent the Native American cosmos 700 years ago Experts led from Exeter scanned the landscape...

Ancient baby sharks were raised in NURSERIES 16 million years ago, fossilised megalodon teeth reveal Researchers found nine sites that could be deemed as ancient shark nurseries They found that these...

Gynaecology of ancient Egypt REVEALED: Fumigation of the vagina with the scent of roast meat or rancid milk was prescribed as a remedy for severe hip pain 3,800 years ago The woman, called Sattjeni, was...

Fox News Flash top headlines for November 14 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Egyptian antiquities officials on Saturday announced the discovery of...

Ancient ‘paperclip’ squid that roamed the oceans 68 million years ago would live for centuries, strange stationary-shaped fossil reveals Remains of a 68 million-year-old squid reveals the...

Ancient Egyptian mummies unearthed 400 years ago are revealed for the first time in CT scans showing they were entombed with their organs still inside their bodies  The ancient mummies were first discovered...

Isles of Scilly were one large land mass before rising sea levels started dividing it into its current 140 islands around 5,000 years ago, study finds Study from University of Exeter mapped sea level...

Ancient Maya water purification system developed over 2,000 years ago in Guatemala ‘would still work today’, study shows US experts discovered evidence of the system in Tikal’s Corriental...

Neanderthals may have sailed Europe’s seas 120,000 years ago and lived on a Danish island separated from the continent’s mainland by 30 miles of water, ancient tools suggest Danish researchers...

Archaeologists uncover huge new cache of unopened sarcophagi dating back 2,500 years at Saqqara – two weeks after they recovered 59 coffins from the ancient necropolis Authorities announced the...

Fossils reveal a new species of burrowing reptile with features of an anteater and chameleon that lived 220 MILLION years ago in what is now the Petrified Forest National Park Tiny fossils found in Arizona...