Cemetery of mummies found in Egypt
Cemetery of mummies found in Egypt

Researchers have found a cemetery in Egypt which contains the remains of more than one million mummies.

Archaeological site from Peking Man era unearthed in NE China

Chinese archaeologists claim to have discovered another important site of human activity in North East China dating back 300,000 to 500,000 years, roughly contemporary with Peking Man.

Snake robot to aid search-and-rescue

Inspired by the amazing ability of sidewinder snakes to quickly climb sandy slopes, researchers have created a robot that can climb sand hills better, an advance that may aid search-and-rescue operations.

Research needed to locate the mythological Saraswati River: Uma Bharti

To locate the mythological Saraswati River more research is needed, Uma Bharti, Union Water Resources Minister said today.

Archaeologists discover earlier stone age artifacts in South Africa

Tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and others have been discovered by archaeologist in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.

Remains of 10,000-year-old elephant found in Mexico

In the central Mexican state of Tlaxcala, scientist found a 10,000 year old elephant`s skull and tusk.

3D technology to revolutionise archaeology, palaeontology

Are we heading towards a time when it will be common for an archaeologist sitting at one corner of the world studying ancient artefacts discovered and stored in a distant land without even visiting that place?

Bone in box may be from England`s King Alfred

A team of archaeologists said Friday they may have found one of the bones of King Alfred the Great, who fought off the Vikings and laid the foundations for the English nation.

`First cave painters may have been mostly women`

An American archaeological anthropologist has said that measurements of ancient cave handprints suggest that the majority of the artists may have been women.

Odisha wants IIT, NISER to start Archaeology course

With Odisha housing a large number of ancient monuments, including temples dating back to 10 AD, the state government has urged two premier institutes here to start advanced courses on archaeology.

Ancient cave paintings create illusion of movement

Ancient cave artists created the illusion of images moving across cave walls, relying on "cartoon-like" techniques, say French researchers.

Beijing floods: 160 heritage sites damaged

About 160 historical sites were damaged in floods caused by the heaviest rainfall in six decades in Beijing and suburbs.

Pakistan hurries to restore Katas Raj temple

Indian Prime Minster Manmohan Singh is expected to visit Chakwal during his trip to Pakistan scheduled for August.

China`s Great Wall longer than originally measured

New studies reveal that China`s Great Wall could be almost 2.4 times longer than originally measured to run 8,851.8 km.

After `Harry Potter`, archaeology on Radcliffe`s mind

As the `Harry Potter` franchise has come to an end, actor Daniel Radcliffe now wants to study archaeology because he will have more free time to pursue his interests.

Archaeological trove found via Google Earth

Nearly 2,000 potentially important sites in Saudi Arabia identified using Google Earth.