May 28, 2022

A mysterious and unknown civilization of the Amazon is revealed from the sky

STORY – Sightings by plane have unearthed the remains of a vanished culture deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. Dense, hostile, uninhabitable, the ...
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When the Denisovans ruled Asia

Before the hegemony of “Homo sapiens”, the men of Denisova and Neanderthal shared Eurasia. The tooth belonged to a child who was probably no older ...
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When the Mesopotamians made hybrid donkeys for war

DECRYPTION – 4500 years ago, these men manipulated the boundaries between species to pull battle tanks. In warfare, the horse has long been our best ...
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Erosion and rising waters endanger historic treasures

DECRYPTION – Preserving archaeological sites near coastlines and rivers poses a logistical challenge. Rising waters, erosion… The climate and its disturbances are also a danger ...
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An ancient fresco regains its splendor

STORY – Sumptuous Roman paintings unearthed in Arles in 2015 are being reconstructed, piece by piece, by archaeologists. Arles His gaze, marked by a strong ...
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In Greece, the new golden age of archeology

INVESTIGATION – Some 62 excavation missions are in progress, including some carried out by the French School of Athens. Less famous sections of Hellenic history, ...
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China claims discovery of new human species

STORY – A skull discovered in 1933 in China finally reveals its first secrets. According to Chinese researchers, it would be a species very close ...
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The Middle East, crossroads of prehistoric humanities

DECRYPTION – The recent discovery in Israel of an individual between 120,000 and 140,000 years old belonging to a still unknown group, suggests that this ...
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Intriguing Gallic statues discovered in the Loiret

STORY – A preventive excavation has brought to light two rich Celtic farms where fragments of sculptures have been found. For the neophyte, the find ...
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A “Hundred Years’ War” in prehistory

STORY – In Sudan, a 13,000-year-old cemetery reveals traces of armed violence spanning several generations. Is violence a trait of our species, or did war ...
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