The oldest fossil remains of Homo sapiens, dating back to 300,000 years, have been found at a site in Jebel Irhoud, Morocco.
Artefacts in Kakadu national park have been dated between 65,000 and 80,000 years old, extending likely occupation of area by thousands of years
Scans found tunnel about 30 feet below the surface of plaza in front of pyramid
Radar technology detects inner stone structure thought to commemorate Neolithic building dating to 3500BC and a focal point for Neolithic community
Nicknamed Razana, the predator, which also scavenged on dinosaur carcasses, lived millions of years ago in Jurassic Madagascar
Scientists said that creature, which looked more like a rhino than a horse, went extinct 29,000 years ago instead of 350,000 after finding skull in Kazakhstan
Archaeologists in eastern China have found 5,000-year-old skeletons of people experts say would have been unusually tall and strong.
Stories and tales about gigantic beings inhabiting the Earth occur in almost all ancient cultures and civilizations.
Seven hundred years ago, Timbuktu was a dream destination for scholars, traders, and religious men. At the southern edge of the Sahara desert in what is now Mali, travelers from Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Egypt, and Morocco met in the bygone metropolis to exchange gold, salt, and ideas. According to a description of Timbuktu in 1526 by the diplomat Leo Africanus, “more profit is to be made there from the sale of books than from any other branch of trade.”
‘There is almost no mistaking their authenticity’ says Japanese museum curator