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World's oldest bread found in Jordan

/ Jul 19, 2018

World's oldest bread found in Jordan

The charred remains of a flatbread baked about 14,500 years ago in a stone fireplace in northeastern Jordan have given researchers a surprise: People began making bread millenniums before they developed agriculture. No matter how you slice it, the discovery shows that hunter-gatherers in the ...

Incan burial site found in desert valley in Peru

/ Jul 6, 2018

Incan burial site found in desert valley in Peru

Archaeologists in Peru have uncovered an extensive Incan burial site inside an adobe pyramid in a coastal desert valley far from the Andean heart of the empire. Two dozen cave-like tombs with human remains and pottery from the Incan culture have been unearthed so far ...

/ Jun 29, 2018

Climate change sinking Arctic archaeological treasures

A mad rush is needed to preserve or catalog thousands of Arctic archaeological sites before they are washed away by warming hastening the thaw of permafrost and coastal erosion, a study said Thursday. For millenniums, the cold has conserved ivory artifacts, driftwood houses and human ...