The Clovis, some of North America's oldest inhabitants, probably only made stone tools for about 300 years, new research shows.
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: archaeology science-and-technology early-humans ancient-history stone-tools north-america
Three leather balls from a cemetery in China are the oldest known yet from Eurasia. They indicate warriors on horseback worked to keep fit.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~5 min
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The discovery of a carved stone box suggests that Lake Titicaca was a locus of ritual and ceremonial activity by the Inca, researchers say.
Aug. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: archaeology religion peru science-and-technology ancient-history
Indigenous people in Oconee Valley—now central Georgia—actively resisted European influence for nearly 150 years after the arrival of Hernando de Soto.
July 27, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: history archaeology united-states indigenous-people society-and-culture
Researchers say DNA from stone tools from in a Mexican cave suggests humans first arrived in America about 15,000 years earlier than previously thought.
July 23, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: dna archaeology migration science-and-technology early-humans caves stone-tools north-america
A new tracing method could fill in historical gaps by getting information from cremated human remains in buried urns.
July 17, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: archaeology isotopes featured science-and-technology society-and-culture burials
A monumental building is the oldest and largest in known Maya history, far larger than their later pyramids and palaces.
June 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: archaeology maya buildings mexico society-and-culture social-lives monuments
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