The preparation of ancient meals in prehistoric West Africa combined vegetables, pulses, tubers and, possibly, herbs and spices.
Stone artifacts and a fossil tooth point to Homo sapiens living at Grotte Mandrin 54,000 years ago, at a time when Neanderthals were still living in Europe.
A remarkable set of discoveries has confirmed that parts of Stonehenge first stood 140 miles away at Waun Mawn, west Wales.
Archaeologists used to dig primarily at sites that were easy to find thanks to obvious visual clues. But technology – and listening to local people – plays a much bigger role now.
Digging the dirt on the joys of archeology.
For centuries, historians have assumed that ‘primitive societies’ couldn’t have possibly come up with advanced techniques on their own.
New excavations at an Indonesian cave have pushed back the time the ‘hobbits’ disappeared to about 50,000 years ago.
Was there a ‘dinosaur Pompeii’ in China? New research questions the claim.