The research unexpectedly revealed that ancient Europeans started dairying thousands of years before they evolved genes to make the most of it.
A strange chunk of rock discovered in Russia more than 20 years ago appears to be a combination sundial and moondial from the Bronze Age.
Among the buried objects, one of the finest was a dagger with an intricately decorated wooden handle.
The tiny handiwork involved in making treasures found near Stonehenge likely involved the small fingers -- and strained eyes -- of children. Continue reading →
Analysis is underway to determine what kind of animal bones were used for the armor, but it was likely assembled with bones from elk, deer and horse. Continue reading →
Children's skulls found at the edges of Bronze Age settlements may have been a gruesome gift for the local lake gods.
Gold artifacts and possible human sacrifices were also discovered by archaeologists in the country of Georgia.
A necklace found near the head of a young woman's remains from the Bronze Age reveal what materials people once used to create jewelry. Continue reading →