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03.12.2019
A complex of churches hewn directly into the rock, located in the centre of Ethiopia, is slowly yielding its secrets, thereby enabling a better grasp of the country’s history.
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01.24.2019
Whether wild or domesticated, beehives have been used by humans for thousands of years. Representations and archaeological traces since prehistory and technical treatises for historical periods have...
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01.14.2019
The recent discovery of Neanderthal paintings raises questions about the emergence of the status of artist in the history of humanity.
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09.27.2018
The results from a major campaign of lidar mapping in Guatemala caused a sensation early this year, revealing the remains of 60,000 Maya ruins, most of them totally unknown and buried beneath the...
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09.21.2018
In northern Jordan, a Roman-era painted tomb has been unearthed by the Department of Antiquities. An extraordinary document of religious, political, and social history that three historians and...
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09.12.2018
Nine crisscrossed lines on a 73,000-year-old South African rock fragment have emerged as the world’s earliest-known drawing following a scientific study into how they were originally traced.