Some two millennia ago, Lechaion, one of the ports of the ancient city of Corinth, occupied a special place on the map of southern Greece. It was a strategic point that easily connected to a number of significant trade routes that snaked through the Mediterranean and led to Italy, Turkey, and Tunisia, among other
The “First Americans” are usually believed to be East Asian migrants that crossed the Bering Straits 15,000 years ago, members of the Clovis Culture (a ref
Thick canopies of trees making up the jungles of Guatemala have successfully hidden an overwhelming number of lost Mayan ruins, so many that archaeologists are suddenly looking at a real ancient “megalopolis.” Experts have been able to see the full extent of the ruins only now–they have applied novel digital
The genome of Cheddar Man, who lived 10,000 years ago, suggests that he had blue eyes, dark skin and dark curly hair
More than 60,000 Maya structures have been discovered in Guatemala, changing the way archaeologists understand the ancient civilization.
Geologists in Turkey have uncovered track marks left by vehicles they say belonged to an advanced ancient civilization from 14 million years ago.