According to Mayan legend, the maize god was decapitated at harvest each year and reborn in the new growing season. A sculpted head of a Mayan maize god was discovered during excavations in Palenque, Mexico, according to a group of archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History.
A team of scientists has revealed massive Native American drawings that had been hidden in an Alabama cave for more than 1,000 years. It is the largest known cave art found in North America.
After being discovered in North Wales over five years ago, a pair of unique relics dating back about 3,400 years to the Middle Bronze Age have been designated treasure. During the Bronz Age, the two bronze mould valves were used to produce palstaves (a kind of axe).
During the Bronze Age, Montale in northern Italy may have been one of Europe’s first sites for wool manufacture and textile. It’s also possible that production was done on a large scale. Let’s have a look at this creation.
Prehistoric poop discovered near Stonehenge sheds light on the pets, parties, and dodgy diets of the Neolithic monument’s builders.
Because it is positioned on the route connecting the Aegean Region to Anatolia, Uşak and its environs have had strategic importance throughout history. Within its bounds, this multicultural geography contains archaeological treasures, including the ancient city of Blaundus.
The ancient city of Hierapolis was constructed in the 2nd century BC by Eumenes II, one of Pergamon’s monarchs, according to its name. It is thought to have been named after Hiera, Queen of the Amazons and wife of Pergamon’s hero Telephos.
Workers in southern Spain renovating water supply discovered a “exceptional” and well-preserved necropolis of subterranean limestone vaults where the Phoenicians who resided on the Iberian peninsula 2,500 years ago buried their dead.
Wheat is a grain that now comes in over 25,000 different kinds. Wheat was domesticated at least 12,000 years ago, descended from an ancestor plant called emmer, which still lives today.
Archeologists have discovered hundreds of enormous hunting trenches beneath the Stonehenge landscape, revealing that humans have been using this world-famous prehistoric site for much longer than previously thought.