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A Denisovan fossil was discovered on Tibetan Plateau

A Denisovan fossil was discovered on Tibetan Plateau

The jawbone, discovered high on the Tibetan Plateau and dated to more than 160,000 years ago, is also the first Denisovan specimen found outside the Siberian cave in which the hominin was uncovered a decade ago.

Metal workshop from Indo-Greek era discovered in Pakistan

Metal workshop from Indo-Greek era discovered in Pakistan

Pakistani archaeologists claimed that they have discovered remains of metal workshops from the Indo-Greek period dating back to the 2nd century BCE. Meanwhile, Mohammad Naeem, an archaeological surveyor, said that “as compared to Buddhist sites that…

DNA suggests Stonehenge builders came from Anatolia

DNA suggests Stonehenge builders came from Anatolia

According to a new survey of DNA extracted from ancient human remains, Neolithic farmers began migrating out of Anatolia, modern Turkey, several thousand years ago. Some went north, following the Danube. Another group traveled west across the…

Maritime Silk Road 500 years older than thought

Maritime Silk Road 500 years older than thought

Chinese ceramic sherds dating to the Tang and Song dynasties (9th to 11th centuries AD) that have been recovered in Spain proved that trade links already existed between China and Western Europe along the Maritime Silk Road at that time.

Ancient walking whale uncovered in Peru

Ancient walking whale uncovered in Peru

A quadrupedal whale is described based on a skeleton from the middle Eocene of Peru. It combines terrestrial locomotion abilities and use of the tail for swimming. This is the first record of an amphibious whale for the whole Pacific Ocean

Environmental Archaeology Training Program

Environmental Archaeology Training Program

The Environmental Archaeology Training Program will take place at the Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) in Beyoğlu, Istanbul from September 6th to 9th.