Scientists have come across an 88,000-year-old finger bone that promises to rewrite—again—mankind’s history. The human fossil discovered in Saudi Arabia tells us that our ancestors migrated out of Africa 20,000 years earlier than first believed. A group of scientists has revealed the discovery of a phalanx belonging to Homo sapiens, fossils of various animals and […]

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40,000 years ago, a mysterious people—possibly explorers—lived in Argentina. Archaeologists have uncovered remarkably well-preserved human remains that date back around 40,000 years in Argentina. These skeletal remains are not only the oldest in Argentina, but could be the oldest human remains ever discovered in South America. Don’t you just love when archeology digs up something like this? It changes everything, yet it changes nothing, The more […]

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It is well-known that human sacrifice occupied a very important place in the history of Mesoamerican civilizations. However, despite this, experts were not sure to what extent human sacrifice developed within the ancient Aztec culture.  “[Mexica priests] had an extremely impressive anatomical knowledge, which was passed down from generation to generation,” says archaeologist Chávez Balderas, in […]

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