Archaeologists have tested a large storage jar dating back to Copper Age (early 4th millennium BC), found at Monte Kronio site, Agrigento, Italy. Chemical analysis of its residue has tested positive for organic traces characteristic for grapes and winemaking process.
A new study of the Copper Age mummy found in 1991 in Italian Alps shows that the man might have simply froze to death, perhaps after suffering minor blood loss from an arrow wound to his left shoulder and several blows to the head.
Archaeological Survey of India officers found Neolithic artwork in a cave located in Chandaka, Odisha state of India. They are believed to be 4000 years old.
Six copper axes and some pieces of pottery discovered at Rampur Maniharan site in Sakatpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Archaeologists believe they might indicate the existence of a separate culture that straddled the Ganges-Yamuna Culture, contemporary with the Indus Valley Civilisation (3300-1700 BC).
Researchers discovered evidence for industrial pollution in Jordan that originated 7000 years ago due to early stages of developing metallurgy in the period of transition from Late Neolithic to Chalcolithic.
The mummified remains of a man dubbed Ötzi, that were found in 1991 on the border of Austria and Italy underwent specialised DNA analyses to reveal new information about the clothes that the man was dressed in at the moment of death.
Spain’s first Bell Beaker culture’s earthwork enclosure was discovered by archaeologists. The structure, composed of concentric rings of earthwork is dated to 2600-2200 BC.
Excavations at the the Copper Age settlement near the village Pazardzhik, southern Bulgaria, dated back to the circa 4500-4600 BC revealed a golden bead.