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Paleontologists have announced the discovery of a new genus and species of extinct protocetid whale, based on the fossilized remains found in the Western... more
43,900-Year-Old Cave Painting Portrays Part-Human, Part-Animal Beings  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Archaeologists excavating the limestone cave of Leang Bulu’ Sipong 4 on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi have discovered a painting that is... more
World's oldest artwork uncovered in Indonesian cave: study  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
An Indonesian cave painting that depicts a prehistoric hunting scene could be the world's oldest figurative artwork dating back nearly 44,000 years, pointing to an advanced artistic culture, according to new research. more
44,000-Year-Old Indonesian Cave Painting Is Rewriting The History Of Art  NPR · 4 days
In a cave in Indonesia, archaeologists have uncovered a stunning ancient painting of a hunting party that is thousands of years older than similar works found in Europe. more
Humanity's Oldest Cave Art Shows Shape-Shifting Supernatural Hunters  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Researchers have discovered humanity's oldest cave art. The paintings depict a hunting scene with what may be part-animal, part-human figures. more
The First Evidence of 'Head Cones' Found in 3,300-Year-Old Egyptian Tomb  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
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Buried Christian (and Pagan) Basilica Discovered in Ethiopia's 'Lost Kingdom' of Aksum  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
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Buried Christian (and Pagan) Church Discovered in Ethiopia's 'Lost Kingdom' of Aksum  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
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Traveling back in time through smart archaeology  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
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Two Lion Cub Mummies Discovered in Egypt for the First Time  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
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Beautifully Preserved Skull of 'Biblical Snake' with Hind Legs Discovered  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
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Infants from 2100 years ago found with helmets made of children's skulls  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
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World's oldest artwork uncovered in Indonesian cave: study