Archeology

Mammoths and other Ice Age animals can be seen in the metaverse
Archeology

Mammoths and other Ice Age animals can be seen in the metaverse

Paleontologists have developed scientifically accurate models of extinct animals for education. Details of the work are published in the journal Palaeontologia Electronica. The Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History and La Brea Ranch teamed up with researchers and designers at the University of Southern California to create more than a dozen new, scientifically accurate...
Previously unknown animal species discovered that survived dinosaur extinction
Archeology

Previously unknown animal species discovered that survived dinosaur extinction

A team of Romanian scientists have identified fossils from the Haceg Basin in Transylvania. They belong to animals that survived the extinction of the non-avian dinosaurs. Paleobiologists from the University of Tübingen have described a previously unknown species of tortoise that lived in what is now Romania about 70 million years ago. This 19 cm...
Tyrannosaurus rex could have been three different types of dinosaurs
Archeology

Tyrannosaurus rex could have been three different types of dinosaurs

Fossil analysis shows that Tyrannosaurus rex is not one species, but three at once. Differences are in the femurs and jaws. The researchers found that known Tyrannosaurus rex fossils may actually belong to several different but closely related species. For example, some skeletons have only one incisor on each side of the jaw, while others...
Over 9,000 year old shrine found in Jordanian desert
Archeology

Over 9,000 year old shrine found in Jordanian desert

A newly discovered shrine in the eastern desert of Jordan was built in the Stone Age. Many artifacts and fossils were found in it. Archaeologists have discovered a 9,000-year-old shrine in Jordan’s eastern desert, the Associated Press reports. It was probably used for religious hunting rituals. In 2021, a team of Jordanian and French archaeologists...
Dead body mummification kit discovered in ancient Egypt
Archeology

Dead body mummification kit discovered in ancient Egypt

In ancient Egypt, a cache of mummification supplies was discovered. During excavations, they found canopies and pottery vessels. At the cemetery in Abusir in Egypt, archaeologists have found a cache of 2,500-year-old tools. They were used to embalm ancient Egyptian mummies. The discovery was made by an international team of Egyptian and Czech Egyptologists near...
Ghost village discovered in Spain
Archeology

Ghost village discovered in Spain

The ghost village was exposed at the bottom of an almost dry reservoir on the Spanish-Portuguese border. It’s all the fault of the drought. Now the gray ruins are being explored by tourists. “People should understand that they are visiting an area that has been under water most of the time. It has been under...
Archaeologists in Khakassia have found a unique stone tile
Archeology

Archaeologists in Khakassia have found a unique stone tile

Archaeologists during the work at the site of the expansion of the railway in the Askiz district of Khakassia discovered a unique stone tile of the first centuries of our era with a spatial image, the meaning of which has yet to be clarified, the scientific secretary of the Department of rescue archaeological works of...