archaeology

Know Fergana Valley

The Fergana Valley spans eastern Uzbekistan, southern Kyrgyzstan, and northern Tajikistan in Central Asia. The valley, which is ethnically diverse and was the scene of strife in the early twenty-first century, is divided into three republics of the former Soviet Union. The Fergana, a sizeable triangular valley in a frequently dry portion of Central Asia, …

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First Archaeological Survey of Melting Ice Margins in The Altai Mountains

The Altai Mountains are geographically located in western Mongolia. Prehistorically, the societies of arid steppes of Mongolia and Eastern Eurasia have practiced hunting for their subsistence. Later on, they shifted to herding for survival that transformed this region into a crucial social and economic centre of the ancient world. Initially, there was relatively little evidence …

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A 4000-year-old wooden snake figurine discovered at the Finnish Neolithic site of Järvensuo 1

Recently, researchers have accidentally discovered a unique wooden snake figurine during archaeological excavations of a neolithic wetland site of Järvensuo 1, Fennoscandia, south-west Finland. Järvensuo 1 archeological site was first incidentally discovered in the 1950s. Recent excavations are conducted in 2020-21 almost after 35 years since the last one.  During current excavation, a precisely carved …

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Archaeologists discovered 13,000 years old evidence of interpersonal human violence in Sudan

Recently researchers have come across evidence of prehistoric violence in the Nile valley of Africa. Archaeologists have found the remains of sixty-one persons (Skeletons) buried in the Jebel Sahabas cemetery. The archaeological evidence points toward the rise of violence that may be occurred in the late Pleistocene era (13.4 ka years ago). In past, archaeological …

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2000 Years Old Roman Basilica Discovered on Israel’s Mediterranean Coast

Israel is in news these days for many historical and archaeological reasons. Recently researchers have discovered a Roman structure during a regular excavation in Tel Ashkelon national park area near the Mediterranean coast. According to scholars, this Roman structure is an ancient Roman basilica. The archaeologists have dated it to 2000 years old as per …

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Oldest human burial found in Africa is a Child’s grave

Modern researchers and archaeologists are always interested in the origin and evolution of culture and mortuary practices & traditions of early hominin populations. Recently researchers have found a 78,000 years old burial of a young child in a natural ancient cave at the tropical upland coast of Kenya. The burial belongs to the Middle Stone …

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Ancient Maya Children’s Hand Prints Found in the 1200-year-old Mexican Cave

Findings of rock art in caves are quite common and interesting in the contemporary world. Recently, researchers have found 137 handprints on the walls of an underground cave of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Scholars have predicted a period of 800 to 1000 CE.  The Uxmal and Chichen Itza were the famous urban Maya centers …

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Evidence of Honey-collecting in prehistoric West Africa from 3500 years ago: New Study

Honey is an essential part of the human kitchen from ancient times. Honey is used as food, medicine and used to make various products in different civilizations and tribal communities at different points in time. A lot of archaeological evidence of honey has been found in ancient ceramic potteries of North Africa, the Mediterranean, Europe …

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2700 Years Old Ancient Face Cream Discovered In Liujiawa, China

Today’s world is known for its fashion. Usually, fashion and cosmetic products are considered as the things of the modern world. But currently, Researchers come across a new finding related to an ancient cosmetic industry in China. Although, no one knows about the origin of the manufacturing process of the Cosmetic Industry. But latter patterns …

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