Read more about the article Researchers Find Ancient Mayan City Hidden In Jungle By Using Laser Light
A LiDAR equipment image shows temples, palaces, housing complexes and landscape, terraces and canals, of a city buried underground at Calakmul in Campeche, Mexico, undated. The technology enabled scientists to corroborate that this ancient Mayan city was one of the largest in America, more than 1,300 years ago. (INAH/Newsflash)

Researchers Find Ancient Mayan City Hidden In Jungle By Using Laser Light

Researchers have discovered a huge Mayan settlement hidden under a jungle in Mexico by using laser imaging. The numerous temples, houses, terraces and canals were detected at the Calakmul archaeological site in the state of Campeche, in Mexico. National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) researchers used LiDAR (laser imaging,…

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Read more about the article Neanderthal Dad And Daughter Unearthed
Image shows a Neandertal father and his daughter, undated photo. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in the city of Leipzig, Germany analysed genomes of 13 Neanderthals. (Tom Bjorklund/Newsflash)

Neanderthal Dad And Daughter Unearthed

Remains of the first-ever Neanderthal family have been discovered in a cave in Russia 54,000 years after they lived. Scientists using DNA analysis unearthed a father, his teenage daughter, what they believe is a male cousin and an aunt or grandmother in the study. Experts from Germany's Max Planck Institute…

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Read more about the article Genetic Study Provides New Insights Into Anglo-Saxon Migrations From Continental Europe To England
Image shows grave goods from inhumation grave 3532 at Issendorf cemetery, undated photo. (Landesmuseum Hannover/Newsflash)

Genetic Study Provides New Insights Into Anglo-Saxon Migrations From Continental Europe To England

A study led by UK and German scientists has revealed that Anglo-Saxons were only 24 per cent English. Early-medieval mass migrations influenced the formation of British society by increasing its European ancestry up to 76 per cent. Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology and the University of Central Lancashire researchers…

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Read more about the article Study Shows Chimpanzees Have Different Stone Tools Depending On What Nut They Want To Crack
Image shows a female chimpanzee cracking Panda oleosa nuts using a granodiorite hammerstone on a wooden (panda tree root) anvil, undated photo. (Liran Samuni, Tai Chimpanzee Project/Newsflash)

Study Shows Chimpanzees Have Different Stone Tools Depending On What Nut They Want To Crack

A new study has revealed that chimpanzees use a variety of different stone tools depending on what kind of nut they want to crack. The research was led by archaeologists and primatologists from the Technological Primates Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, in Leipzig, in Germany.…

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Read more about the article Archaeologists Find 3,000-Year-Old Artefacts Under Single Metre Of Soil Trampled On Daily
Photo shows white bowl with red geometric pattern, which was broken on purpose, undated photo. An archaeological discovery in Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico revealed it as one of the oldest sites in the Basin of Mexico. (Mauricio Marat, INAH/Newsflash)

Archaeologists Find 3,000-Year-Old Artefacts Under Single Metre Of Soil Trampled On Daily

Archaeologists in Mexico City have discovered artefacts including arrowheads and human figurines that had laid buried for over 3,000 years under a single metre of earth that is trampled on daily by hundreds of people. Commonly referred to as the lungs of Mexico City, Chapultepec Forest (Bosque de Chapultepec) receives…

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Read more about the article Mexico Recovers Hundreds Of Priceless Treasures From USA
One of the items recovered by Mexican authorities in an undated photo. They were given by the US authorities. (INAH/Newsflash)

Mexico Recovers Hundreds Of Priceless Treasures From USA

Mexico has recovered more than 400 archaeological treasures dating back hundreds of years after they were seized in the US. The 428 artefacts include arrowheads, spear tips and knives plus tools and hide scrapers dating back to between 900 AD and 1600 AD. They have also recovered fossils of a…

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Read more about the article Real-Life Indiana Joneses Use Hotel Ashtray To Date When Ancient Artefacts Were Looted
The items given by the family in Spain are seen in Mexico facilities in an undated picture. They are kept by the INAH in the Museum of Templo Mayor. (Gerardo Torres-INAH/Newsflash)

Real-Life Indiana Joneses Use Hotel Ashtray To Date When Ancient Artefacts Were Looted

Experts tracking a collection of more than 2,000 ancient Mexican treasures have been helped by five-cent coins and a hotel ashtray stashed with them. Officials from the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) used the clues to work out when the artefacts left the country, it is reported.…

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Read more about the article Scientists Find Ancient Mayan Chocolate Pot
The Mayan pot was recovered in the cave of Cross, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, July 2022. (Cenotes Urbanos Playa del Carmen-INAH/Newsflash)

Scientists Find Ancient Mayan Chocolate Pot

An ancient Mayan chocolate pot thought to be 2,300 years old has been unearthed from a cave in Mexico. The pumpkin-shaped pot had been hidden from view for centuries in a small cave which flooded regularly, covering the treasure. Scientists unearthed the pot after studying earlier reports of visits to…

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Read more about the article Discovery Of Child Burials Reveals Poverty Of Aztec Empire Survivors
Detail of skull pathology, found at 95 Argentina Street in the Lagunilla neighbourhood in Mexico City, Mexico.. (Juan Carlos Campos Varela, INAH/Newsflash)

Discovery Of Child Burials Reveals Poverty Of Aztec Empire Survivors

The discovery of the graves of four pre-Hispanic children has given an insight into the difficult living conditions that followed the fall of the Aztec Empire. Named after the property where the excavation took place, the Argentina 95 project was carried out in La Lagunilla, a neighbourhood in the historic…

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Read more about the article Britain’s Earliest People Lived On Canterbury Outskirts Up To 620,000 Years Ago, New Study Says
Artist reconstruction of Homo heidelbergensis making a flint hand axe. (Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, Illustration by Gabriel Ugueto/Newsflash)

Britain’s Earliest People Lived On Canterbury Outskirts Up To 620,000 Years Ago, New Study Says

Some of Britain's earliest humans lived on the outskirts of Canterbury in Kent between 560,000 and 620,000 years ago, a groundbreaking new study has revealed. The study, which was led by archaeologists at the University of Cambridge, confirms that Homo heidelbergensis, an ancestor of Neanderthals, occupied southern Britain in this…

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