The life-sized picture of a wild pig found in a remote cave is thought to be 45,000 years old.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~2 min
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Archaeologists link the destruction of a "high status" village to the uprising in Roman Britain.
Dec. 20, 2020 • ~2 min
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A forensic examination of the cargo reveals the devastation of populations caused by the trade.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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Researchers say the paintings in modern-day Colombia are believed to be about 12,000 years old.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~2 min
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Experts say the tradition of commemorating the dead is "inconceivably macabre" by today's standards.
Aug. 31, 2020 • ~2 min
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Volunteers at an archaeological dig find 425 coins, enough to buy a mansion when they were buried.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~2 min
Fragments of stone engraved with abstract designs are the earliest art in the British Isles.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~6 min
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Star Carr, a prehistoric site near present-day Scarborough, has yielded many important finds.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~4 min
A metal detectorist discovers a rare hoard of Bronze Age artefacts during an expedition near Peebles.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~2 min
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