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Ancient city dating 3,300 years back unearthed in Iraq

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 14:32

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient city called Idu, hidden beneath a mound in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq.

First significant expansion of human population happened 60,000 yrs ago

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 15:09

The dispersal and expansion of Neolithic culture from the Middle East has recently been associated with the distribution of human genetic markers.

Europe`s first farmers used manure 8,000 years ago

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 14:50

Neolithic farmers manured and watered their crops as early as 6,000 BC, thousands of years earlier than previously thought, a new Oxford study has found.

Archaeologists date prehistoric timber structures

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012, 16:17

A research team has successfully dated four prehistoric water wells in Germany, the oldest known timber constructions in the world, built by the first central European agricultural civilization.

Neolithic artifacts from Serbia to go on display

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 19:28

A hoard of jewellery and figurines crafted by early farmers in Serbia nearly 8,000 years ago is set to go on public display for the first time at a German museum.

Mysterious artefacts from Neolithic age could be match sticks

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 18:54

Archaeologists believe some mysterious clay and stone artefacts from Neolithic period found in Israel could be the earliest known `matches`.

Stone Age men may have been first `rave party animals`

Last Updated: Monday, May 14, 2012, 15:31

Researchers have shed light on how Neolithic Britons invented the ‘art of raving’.