Archaeologists unearthed remains of foetuses and infants that were buried in vessels used as urns at Khour Shambat in Omdurman, Sudan. The cemetery dates back 6000 years.
Remains of seven individuals with intentionally modified skulls making them flatter and elongated were uncovered during excavations at Ali Kosh in West Iran. The remains date back to around 7500 BC.
Researchers found the first concrete evidence – fossilised hair in a soil sample – of a goat dated back to the Neolithic Corded Ware period in Finland. The find dates back to around 2800-2300 BC.
Archaeologists conducting underwater excavations at Lampayanas in southern Argolis, Greece, have uncovered a settlement dated to the Early Bronze Age.
Researchers revealed that at least 90% of the ancestry of Britons was replaced by a wave of the Neolithic Beaker culture people, who arrived about 4500 years ago at the British Isles.
Excavations undertaken during the construction of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) led to several archaeological discoveries, including evidence of Roman army activity, and Palaeolithic artefacts dating to 13000 BC.
Archaeologists uncovered a large 5500 year old Neolithic ceremonial gathering place at Riding Court Farm, near Datchet, United Kingdom.
Researchers have reconstructed the face of a 18-year-old girl living 7000 years ago whose remains were found in 1993 at Theopetra cave, near the city of Trikala, Central Greece.
Archaeologists discovered a total of 28 rock art sites dating from at least 2500 years ago on the island of Kisar, North of East Timor.
Archaeologists discovered evidence for the parasitic worms described 2500 years ago in the writings of Hippocrates. The evidence was found within samples of faeces from prehistoric burials on the Greek island of Kea.
Archaeologists have found an artefact that is believed to be a Neolithic Venus figurine, in the Vlakno Cave on the island of Dugi Otok, Croatia.
Researchers have identified the remains of an large ancient Chinese water management project along the Yangtze River, that dates back 5000 years.
Artefacts found within a cave system in Nanshan, Fujian Province, East China, indicate that the site was occupied by the first Neolithic cave-dwelling agrarian society ever found in China.
Among the artefacts discovered by archaeologists at the Yeşilova Mound, İzmir province, West Turkey, was a bear statue said to date back around 8600 years.
Archaeologists uncovered remains of a Neolithic house built with multiple posts supporting the roof at a site in Vinge, North Zeland, Denmark.
Shape and material of a copper axe blade found in 2008 at a Neolithic site in Riedmatt, Switzerland was proven to be practically identical to one found by Ötzi, the 5000-year-old individual discovered in the Italian Alps in 1991.
A fortified structure consisting of concentric features was noticed by aerial archaeologist near Oława, South Poland. The researchers believe the structure may be 7000 years old.
Police officers have seized around 800 illegally obtained artefacts during a raid at a private flat in Wągrowiec, North-West Poland.
Archaeologist unearthed remains of stone structures that are believed to be remains of old field systems. The discovery was made within Poland’s Białowieża Forest, North-East Poland, one of the the last and largest remaining parts of primeval forests in Europe.
Archaeologists uncovered a prehistoric tomb dating back 3500 years in Garbacz, near Waśniów, South-East Poland. The tomb contained fragments of bones and a peculiar vessel with a painting resembling a wagon.