The Cascajal Block is a stone tablet with the oldest known writing found in the Western Hemisphere. The inscription on the stone has been dated to 900 BC or 400 years before writing had been known to exist in Mesoamerica, and by extension
One of the best-known Danish Bronze Age finds, the Egtved Girl from 1370 BC, was not born in Egtved, Denmark, reveals new research from the National Museum of Denmark and University of Copenhagen. Strontium isotope analyses of the girlâEUR(TM)s hair, teeth
A small temple has been found in Cerro Mata Indio, a mountain located in the Lambayeque region in northern Peru, which is believed to match Moche typology and precede great sanctuaries found in that area of the country.
Water, essence of life and natural force sacred to the ancient Inca, was harnessed and controlled in a large man-made water temple in the late 15th century. The pool, featuring finely carved and polished fitted stones, high walls, and weaving canals
The Tara Ocean Expeditions data will be a new frontier in a global effort to understand complex interactions between ocean ecosystems, climate and biodiversity. This article describes some of this vital and groundbreaking research.