Archaeologist uncovers 'the world's oldest drawings'
An Iranian archaeologist has discovered what he believes could be some of the oldest rock etchings on the planet. The markings, which have only been seen by a few people, were discovered by Dr Mohammed Naserifard among a rock formation outside the town of Khomeyn in western Iran. The professor believes etchings found at the top of an untouched hillside could be tens of thousands of years old.
Midsummer monument: the sacred stones of Portugal's Stonehenge
Midsummer monument: the sacred stones of Portugal's Stonehenge - via The Independent 17.06.2016 | Two thousand years older than the Wiltshire stone circle, the Cromlech of the Almendres is one of the largest megalithic sites in Europe – and it's perfectly positioned to celebrate the solstice
Beautifully preserved: A 3,000-year-old lost world has been unearthed
Scientists are excavating the best-preserved Bronze Age village ever found in the UK, located in the marshlands of eastern Britain, at a site dubbed Must Farm. Pictured is a replica of a Bronze Age house that shares similarities with two ancient dwellings at the site, which stood on stilts.
Humans on Okinawa since 35,000 YA. Previously thought to have lived spartan lives, now it appears they did just fine with fish and crustaceans. I'm not sure why this is surprising. Maybe the enduring misconception that life before agriculture and civilization was just scraping by.