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4000-year-old burial site with chariots found in Georgia

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:45

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient burial site dating back 4,000 years containing chariots, gold artefacts and possible human sacrifices in Georgia.

Megacities of Indus Valley may have collapsed due to extreme drought conditions

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 12:29

A new study suggests that "megacities" of the Indus Valley region of Pakistan and north-west India may have collapsed because of an ancient episode of climate change.

3500-year-old tombs with hand-holding couples found

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 18:42

Till death do us part! Scientists have discovered mysterious 3,500-year-old Bronze Age graves in Siberia, where male and female skeletons are buried facing each other and holding hands.

Climate change drove collapse of Bronze Age?

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 14:10

Climate change may have hastened the collapse of once-flourishing Eastern Mediterranean civilisations in the 13th century BC by sparking political and economic turmoil, a new study has found.

World`s first calendar came into being 10,000 years ago

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 12:40

Humans were able to develop a sophisticated calendrical system thousands of years earlier than previously believed, a new research has suggested.

3,500-year-old donkey sacrifice discovered in Israel

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 18:30

Archaeologists have uncovered a young donkey that was laid to rest on its side more than 3,500 years ago, complete with a copper bridle bit in its mouth and saddle bags on its back, in southern Israel.

Bronze Age beads most important find in 100 yrs

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 18:26

The amber Bronze Age beads unearthed from a prehistoric burial chest on Dartmoor National Park, have been heralded as one of the most significant historical finds in more than a century.

Snails can tell us about the weather

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 15:29

Old wives` tales that snails can tell us about the weather is somewhat true.

Bronze Age necropolis unearthed in Serbia

Last Updated: Sunday, June 17, 2012, 10:24

It was discovered during a road construction work outside Vranje town, some 270 km from Belgrade.

`Even cavemen used social networks`

Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012, 13:31

Scientists claim to have discovered a "prehistoric version of Facebook" used by Bronze Age tribes to communicate with each other.

Bronze Age dig most vital finding in last 100 yrs

Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 17:43

An early Bronze Age burial chest containing cremated bones and material dating back 4,000 years has been excavated on Dartmoor.