History of civilization
A civilization (US) or civilisation (UK) is any complex society characterized by urban development, social stratification, symbolic communication forms (typically, writing systems), and a perceived se...
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Neanderthal Minibrains Offer Insight Into Our History
Comparing Neanderthal minibrains to those of modern humans can help explain our evolution into the dominant species.
SCIENTISTS TO CLONE THE JESUS MESSIAH AS DNA SEARCH HAS BEGUN
SCIENTISTS TO CLONE THE JESUS MESSIAH AS DNA SEARCH HAS BEGUN.One of the most notable figures in religious history is the holy man who served as the foundation of Christianity, Jesus Christ. Jesus Ch...
Egypt pyramid discovery: Secret chamber discovered in Giza
Scientists used cosmic rays to discover a secret 'void' in Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza.
Construction workers shocked to discover a centuries-old Mummy in China
Construction workers shocked to discover a centuries-old Mummy in China Construction workers in China were shocked to discover a centuries-old coffin containing an extremely well-preserved male corps...
Missing Link Found? Mummified Body With Uncanny Features Could be First REAL Evidence of Evolved Alien Species
A mysterious mummy with uncanny features was dug up from a tunnel in the desolate region of Nazca, Peru. Researchers believe it could be of an alien species
Genetics Shows Ancient Egyptian Kings Weren't African
The first ever genetic analysis of mummies found that ancient Egyptian kings were more closely related to West Asians than Africans, according to a study
Chinese monk mummified in gold leaf
The mummification process is part of a Buddhist tradition that honors faithful monks. Produced by Maya Dangerfield. Images courtesy of AP and Reuters. Read m...
Scientists discover two mysterious 'cavities' in Egypt's 4,500-year-old Great Pyramid
Scan Pyramids, an international research collective, say they have discovered two previously-unknown cavities inside the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Was Magellan The First Person To Circumnavigate The Globe?
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is often credited as being the first person to have circumnavigated the globe, but the reality of his journey is a bit more complicated.
Aug 2, 216BC-Ancient Rome’s Darkest Day: The Battle Of Cannae
Republican Rome was pushed to the brink of collapse on August 2, 216 B.C., when the Carthaginian general Hannibal annihilated at least 50,000 of its legionaries at the Second Punic War’s Battle of Can...
Researchers discover what was located on top of the Great Pyramid
The great Pyramid was crowned by a sphere of 2 meters in diameter according to researchers. Architecture made of pure mathematics, geometry and astronomy.
Cave Walls Record Early Encounters Between Old World And New
Archaeologists discover Spanish names, Christian symbols on Caribbean island visited by Columbus in 1494.
High-Pitched Voice Theory - Neanderthal
Vocal experts examine the first full skeleton of a neanderthal ever to be discovered and uncover insights into the most likely sound our primitive cousins wo...
Cradle of civilization
The cradle of civilization is a term referring to locations identified as the sites of the emergence of civilization.In Western European and Middle Eastern cultures, it has frequently been applied to ...
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Cro-Magnon
Cro-Magnon (/kroʊˈmænjən/ or /kroʊˈmæɡnən/; [kʁomaɲɔ̃]) is a common name that has been used to describe the first early modern humans (early Homo sapiens sapiens) of the European Upper Paleolithic. Cu...
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Aurignacian
The Aurignacian culture (/ɔrɪɡˈneɪʃən/ or /ɔrɪnˈjeɪʃən/) is an archaeological culture of the Upper Palaeolithic, located in Europe and southwest Asia. It lasted broadly within the period from ca. 45,...
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Paleolithic flutes
A number of flutes dating to the European Upper Paleolithic have been discovered. The undisputed claims are all products of the Aurignacian archaeological culture, beginning about 43,000 to 35,000 yea...
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Cave painting
Cave paintings are paintings found on cave walls and ceilings, and especially those of prehistoric origin, which date back to some 40,000 years ago in both Asia and Europe. The exact purpose of the P...
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Lion man of the Hohlenstein Stadel
A lion-headed figure, first called the lion man (German: Löwenmensch, literally "lion human"), then the lion lady (German: Löwenfrau), is an ivory sculpture that is both the oldest known zoomo...
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Venus of Hohle Fels
The Venus of Hohle Fels (also known as the Venus of Schelklingen; in German variously Venus vom Hohlen Fels, vom Hohle Fels; Venus von Schelklingen) is an Upper Paleolithic Venus figurine hewn from iv...
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Neanderthal
The Neanderthals or Neandertals /niˈændərˌtɑːlz/, us also /neɪ/-, -/ˈɑːndər/-, -/ˌtɔːlz/, -/ˌθɔːlz/) (from German: Neandertaler [neˈandɐˌtaːlɐ] from Neandertal ("Neander Valley") in Germany, where rem...
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Gravettian
The Gravettian toolmaking culture was a specific archaeological industry of the European Upper Paleolithic era prevalent before the last glacial epoch. It is named after the site of La Gravette in th...
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Jōmon period
The Jōmon period (縄文時代, Jōmon jidai) is the time in Prehistoric Japan from about 12,000 BC and in some cases cited as early as 14,500 BC to about 300 BC, when Japan was inhabited by a hunter-g...
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Natufian culture
The Natufian culture /nəˈtjuːfiən/ was an Epipaleolithic culture that existed from 13,000 to 11,000 B.C. in the Levant, a region in the Eastern Mediterranean. It was unusual in that it was sedentary, ...
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Nanzhuangtou
Nanzhuangtou Ruins (南莊頭遺址) 12600-11300 bp cal (before present) or 11500-11000 bp cal (before present) or roughly 9500 - 9000 b.c was a Neolithic Yellow River site near Lake Baiyangdian in Xushui Count...
Neolithic Revolution
The Neolithic Revolution or Neolithic Demographic Transition, sometimes called the Agricultural Revolution, was the wide-scale transition of many human cultures from a lifestyle of hunting and gatheri...
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Göbekli Tepe
Göbekli Tepe ([ɡøbe̞kli te̞pɛ], "Potbelly Hill") is an archaeological site at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, approximately 12 km (7 mi) northeast ...
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