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Dogs were man’s best friend 7,000 years ago according to evidence found at Blick Mead near Stonehenge.
Archaeologist David Jacques found a dog’s tooth that belonged to an animal originally from an area known today as the Vale of York.
A few years ago when scientists mapped out the human genome, they were surprised to discover that we have about 4 percent Neanderthal DNA due to cross-species breeding.
However, our ancestors got something else from their Neanderthal cousins—a primitive version of the human papillomavirus (HPV).
Every year, our knowledge of the past improves a little bit. Scientists have made several discoveries and revelations which have helped us better understand (and, in some cases, drastically altered) our history.
We’ve known for a while that the ancient Chinese enjoyed a drink due to evidence of fermented beverages derived from rice found at a 9,000-year-old site in the Henan Province.
Another iron artifact from ancient Egypt was tested in 2013 and was also made using meteorite fragments.
Even though it hasn’t been used for almost 2,000 years, Etruscan remains one of the most intriguing dead languages.
It had a large influence on Latin which, in turn, influenced many European languages we still speak today.
In mid-2016, scientists were able to wrap up a mystery that had been puzzling archaeologists since Howard Carter found King Tutankhamen’s tomb in 1922.
Among the many items buried with the young pharaoh was a dagger made of iron.The document describes a group of gymnasium students who inherited a piece of land (complete with buildings, altar, and slaves) and then rented it at auction.