The incomplete female skeleton unearthed last month in the Guar Kepah site, on mainland Penang, Malaysia, was revealed to be 5710 years old through carbon dating.
An ancient treasure consisting of ornaments, silver vessels and coins was found at Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Archaeologists discovered a mural depicting a blue monster, a winged horse, a nude deity known as the master of wind, and other motifs in an ancient, 1400-year-old tomb, located in modern-day Xinzhou city, central China.
Excavations at Yinxu archaeological site in Anyang City, Henan, China, revealed a tomb complex likely used by nomadic people around 1800 years ago.
A new technique developed by an international team allowed to trace the remains of groups of hominids in sediments even in caves or in strata which have no skeletal remains. the researchers analysed 85 samples of sediments from the Pleistocene, between 550000 and 14000 years ago, from eight Eurasian caves, including El Sidrón (Spain) and Denisova Cave (Russia).
In southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality archaeologists discovered an ancient tomb dating back 1800 years.
Comprehensive study of the bones of Homo floresiensis (dubbed “the hobbit”), discovered on the Indonesian island of Flores, Indonesia, in 2003, revealed that the species of tiny human most likely evolved from an ancestor in Africa and not from Homo erectus as has been widely believed.
Subway construction works in Chengdu, Sichuan province of China, unearthed a tomb being more than 2100 years old, which contained small model looms being the earliest evidence on record of looms that could be used to weave patterns.
Detailed analysis of belt buckles unearthed in 1970s by a tractor driver in Iyus, modern day Republic of Khakassia, Russian Federation, proves the existence of a distinct dragon motif in Siberian art 2000 years ago.
A tunnel walled with stones was discovered in the water reservoir in the village of Pedavegi, Andhra Pradesh province, India. The structures is believed to be 1500 years old.
Construction works unearthed a Neolithic skeleton, dating back 5000 years, in the Guar Kepah site, near Kepala Batas, on mainland Penang, Malaysia.
An inscription dating to the the reign of King Aditya Chola I (c. 871-c. 911 AD) was found in Sri Arunachaleswarar temple, Tamil Nandu, India.
A large number of Japanese bomb warheads were found during renovation works, buried under a house in Daye, Hubei province, China.
After months of research scientists were able to determine the cause of death and details about grave goods found if the grave of an individual buried 1100 years ago, that was discovered last April, in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia.
Excavations of 3200-years-old burial mounds in Mongolia revealed remains of horses buried individually near the graves of humans.
Excavations at a 1500-year-old cemetery in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, revealed numerous artefacts, including a silk-covered body inside a wooden coffin and a silver bowl depicting Greek gods.
Stone inscriptions have been found at Lord Uma Koppulingeswara temple at Palivela village, Andhra Pradesh state of India. The inscriptions are dated to between 12th-15th cent. AD.
Archaeologists unearthed 13 tombs in Qundo township, Bomi County, southwest Tibet. The structures are estimated to be between 1800 and 2700 years old.
Archaeologists reconstructed the face of one of the oldest human remains excavated from Thailand. The remains are dating back 13600 years.
Archaeologists unearthed rock art and jewellery dating back to the last ice age at Leang Bulu Bettue, a cave and rock shelter on Sulawesi, Indonesia. Experts estimate the finds may be at least 22000 years old.