A piece of bone jewelry dating back more than 46,000 years has been found in a rock shelter in Western Australia. O’Connor’s team believes the crafted bone is more likely to be jewellery than a tool, based on comparisons with 19th and 20th-century sewing needles and ornaments made by Indigenous Australians.
A 2,500-year-old tomb has been found in Khanh Hoa, Vietnam. Between July and November, archaeologists from the Archaeology Institute and the Khanh Hoa Museum excavated this site, collecting more than 2,000 objects including tools and jewelry made of bronze, iron, porcelain, bone and shells. Dr. Tran Quy Thinh, the leader of the
A homebuilder unearthed prehistoric Native American remains during construction in Texas. Nueces County Medical Examiner Ray Fernandez on Monday examined two partial skeletons found in the 8000 block of Wooldridge Road near Oso Bay. He determined the bones were prehistoric and will ship the bones to a University of North Texas
Scientists are hoping the discovery of two ancient skeletons in a medieval Irish graveyard may hold key insights for medical experts studying a rare genetic bone disease. There have only been 16 cases of the hereditary bone growth disorder, now known as multiple osteochondromas, identified in ancient remains worldwide. Four of
In what is being hailed as a spectacularly rare find, a bone has been found in Florida, etched with a clear image of a walking mammoth. According to leading experts from the University of Florida, the remarkable find demonstrates with new and startling certainty that humans coexisted with prehistoric animals more