Ancient cultures that flourished in arid climates developed low-tech solutions to manage water scarcity.
It took just 5,000 years for large and well-organised groups of people to populate all corners of the continent.
We now have a glimpse into where early Indigenous Australians likely travelled all those tens of thousands of years ago.
In a recent episode of Lego Masters, contestants were asked to build a castle in the style of the Spartans. It had white city walls — but the real Spartans famously refused to build a wall.
We sometimes call Egypt the ‘civilisation without cities’. The Lost Golden City of Amenhotep III will bring new understanding of Ancient Egyptian urban life.
What’s fascinating about the latest Dead Sea Scrolls discovery is how it reflects the stories of those who wrote the ancient texts, those who kept them safe and the archaeologists who found them.
The excavation of the 7th century Saxon ship at Sutton Hoo was remarkable – but we can’t ignore the harmful rhetoric about the ‘Anglo-Saxon’ race in a new Netflix film dramatising the find.
The painting of pigs at least 45,500 years ago on a cave wall in Sulawesi may be the earliest figurative rock art ever found.
Two starkly different research projects at East Gippsland’s Cloggs Cave, 50 years apart, show the importance of Indigenous perspectives in archaeology.
As US protesters deface monuments of once revered leaders, they are drawing from an ancient tradition used by both marginalized people and those in power.
The invention of the humble bag was a game changer. Without it, we’d still be running in the woods with our hands full.
Submerged in the waters off Western Australia lies an ancient site home to Aboriginal people thousands of years ago, when sea levels were lower than they are today.
The destruction of the 46,000 year old site Juukan Gorge forces us to confront archaeology and history in Australia.
In Namur, Belgium, archaeological excavations were almost buried for good under the cover of lockdown. The incident draws attention to weaknesses in archaeological heritage protection systems.
It’s a devastating loss, but the destruction of a culturally significant Aboriginal site is not an isolated incident. Rio Tinto was acting within the law.
Through archaeological studies of architecture, excavated trade goods, and ecofacts we can trace globalisation back thousands of years.
Portable artworks have never before been found in the most ancient contexts of Southeast Asia-Australasia.
Puerto Rico was once home to about 110,000 Taínos, an indigenous people decimated by the Spanish conquest. Their ancient homeland was located in the area hit hard by recent earthquakes.
New research casts light on the pre-colonial mountain settlements in Fiji.
Archaeologists have uncovered a 2,000-year-old amber bead scam. But humans have been making fake jewels and icons for much longer than that.