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Sunken treasures from ancient Egypt heading to British Museum

Blockbuster exhibition to feature objects from two lost cities at mouth of the Nile uncovered by underwater archaeologists<p>More than 200 spectacular ancient Egyptian treasures buried beneath the Mediterranean seabed for more than 1,000 years are to travel to the British Museum for a blockbuster …

8-year-old 'young Indiana Jones' discovers ancient artifact near Jerusalem

An eight-year-old with aspirations of becoming a real-life 'Indiana Jones' had his wish partially come true after uncovering an artifact at Tel Beit Shemesh, an archaeological dig site located to the southwest of Jerusalem.<p>Itai Halperin was there with his family when an object on the ground caught …

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What scientists found deep inside a cave challenges ideas of human evolution

Elliot Ross/National Geographic<p>Deep inside the Rising Star cave system, 30 miles northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa, there's a hidden chamber …

Anthropology

'Mind Blown': Is Human Ancestor Discovery the Long-Sought Missing Link?

The stunning announcement Thursday that scientists had discovered a "hybrid" early human species immediately set off discussion of whether it's the elusive "missing link" between modern humans and their earliest apelike ancestors.<p>Scientists from the University of the Witwatersrand, the National …

Homo naledi: new species of ancient human discovered, claim scientists

Bones found in South African cave are <i>Homo naledi</i>, a new species of ancient human relative, say researchers, but some experts are sceptical of find<p>A huge haul of bones found in a small, dark chamber at the back of a cave in South Africa may be the remnants of a new species of ancient human …

Evolution

Relics of lost Egyptian city resurface - CNN Style

Written by By Lauren Said-Moorhouse, for CNN<p>An incredible selection of Egyptian treasures from previously lost ancient cities has resurfaced in Paris.<p>Submerged for well over a thousand years, around 250 artifacts from the ruins of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus are shown to the public for the first …

Tudors or Plantagenets: which royal dynasty put the great into Britain?

Which dynasty was the greatest for Britain: the Tudors - as portrayed in Wolf Hall - or the Plantagenets? Historians Leanda de Lisle and Dan Jones lead the debate<p><b>'Even in viciousness, the Tudors excelled'</b>, writes Leanda de Lisle<p>The Tudors invented England. They presided over the re-making of the …