Excavations to be carried out in the ancient city of Heraion-Teikhos, which has traces of the Thracian Civilization, in Süleymanpaşa district of the northwestern province of Tekirdağ, Turkey, aim to reveal the health and cult centers of the Thracians.
A unique kiln and pottery with stamped and rope decorations have been discovered during an archeological operation at Imamzadeh Qassem Mound in Iran’s Alborz Province situated in the northwest of Tehran.
Throughout the 20th century, the widely accepted story of humanity's migration from Africa began with a human ancestor called Homo erectus, a relatively big-brained, tall species of hominin that began to venture all across Asia more than a million years ago. But in recent decades, new evidence has begun to punch holes in that timeline. Now, reports Carl Zimmer at The New York Times, new stone tools unearthed in China indicate someone made it 8,000 miles from Africa to east Asia as far back as 2.12 million years ago, and that someone probably wasn't Homo erectus.
An 'exceptional and rare' medieval treasure trove including more than 2,200 gold and silver coins was found in France in what has been called a 'remarkable' discovery by archeologists. It's the kind of discovery archeologists dream of.
Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed several mummies, colorful wooden sarcophagi and more than 1,000 funerary statues in a 3,500-year-old tomb near the city of Luxor, hailing an "important discovery".