Gibraltar

Africans may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar 4000 years ago

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people

Toys are us: How childhood objects may have shaped human history

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glacier

Ice from the Alps reveals Europeans ditched gold for silver in AD 660

digital recording of skeletons

Biggest archaeological dig in Europe will uncover UK's buried history

DNA from 6000-year-old chewing gum reveals how an ancient woman lived

DNA from 6000-year-old chewing gum reveals how an ancient woman lived

landscape

Unearthed! The missing Native American city on the Great Plains

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau

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khipus

We thought the Incas couldn't write. These knots change everything

skeletons

Iran's Pompeii: Astounding story of a massacre buried for millennia

Barbegal mill

A huge water-powered factory helped make food for Roman sailors

Doomed crew seeking Northwest Passage didn’t die from lead poisoning

Doomed crew seeking Northwest Passage didn’t die from lead poisoning

Ancient palace in Samarra

The ancient palaces of Iraq glittered with a special type of glass

The cemetary was built around 5000 years ago near Lake Turkana

5000-year-old monument was built by a society without leaders