A new study on ancient genomes reveals insights on the genetic events that signaled the rise, peak, and decline of the Scythians - an ancient civilization known as fearsome warriors on horseback that dominated the Eurasian steppes.
Researchers who analyzed the contents of a princely tomb in Pliego, Murcia, in Spain found out that women from the ruling class might have played critical roles in governing the ancient society of El Argar.
Roopkund Skeleton Lake has been a mystery to scientists ever since its first discovery in 1942. Despite advancements in DNA analysis, researchers can only theorize the cause behind the sudden deaths of thousands of people.
Money has served as a standard of exchange, even being manufactured to contain specific details and features - and similar bronze items of standardized weight and appearance were found, dating back to the Early Bronze Age.