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
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.
ANU scientists solve mystery shrouding oldest animal fossils. These soft-bodied creatures that lived 558 million years ago on the seafloor could, in principle, have had mouths and guts - organs that many palaeontologists argue emerged during the…
Archeologists unearthed a 3,000-year-old silver cup during archaeological excavations in the northwestern Iranian city of Khalkhal on Wednesday.
The enormous dinosaur, which was 42 feet long and weighed 19,400 pounds, roamed prehistoric Saskatchewan 66 million years ago and was nicknamed Scotty.
Anatolia was home to some of the earliest farming communities. It has been long debated whether a migration of farming groups introduced agriculture to central Anatolia. First Anatolian farmers were local hunter-gatherers that adopted agriculture.
A new shipwreck from the Bronze age discovered in Turkey.
Mexican archaeologists say they have found a cave at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza with offerings of about 200 ceramic vessels in nearly untouched condition. The National Institute of Anthropology and History says the vessels appear to date back to…
Turkish architects found the ruins of an Ottoman era mosque after a retaining wall collapsed on Monday in the southeastern province of Mardin.
Elixir of immortality found in central China's ancient tomb
Ancient letters reveal most famous Ottoman love story
Ara Güler Museum's second exhibition “Aphrodisias’ met with art lovers.
The estate, discovered in a major Israel Antiquities Authority excavation ahead of new neighbourhood construction initiated by the Israel Lands Authority, contains a rare inscription, adding to the evidence of once-extensive Samaritan settlement in…
Dr. Dagmara H. Werra from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. The archaeologist analyses artefacts made of obsidian brought to the lands of present-day Poland in the Stone Age.
Turkish researchers Prof. Dr. Fatma Zeynep Aygen and Orhan Sakin presented the results of a long study of the Ottoman Empire’s official documents, which are related to Lord Elgin and stressed the fact that: “All the firmans as well as their contents,…
The ancestor of New Zealand’s most mysterious giant bird – the extinct adzebill – likely flew here from Madagascar, Africa, new research has revealed.