Dr. Mark Van Stone reads the Creation story on Quiriguá Stela C, the late Eighth Century monument in Guatemala telling the myth of the "Planting of the Three-Stone Hearth (of Creation)." This creation myth connected with fears that the world would end in 2012.
Long before Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids, Neolithic people in Malta built many impressive megalithic temples. Then the temple builders vanished from the archaeological record.
From King Arthur and the Isle of Avalon to the incredibly preserved remains of prehistoric trackways and lake villages, the unique wetland of the Somerset Levels and Moors in southwest England...
Magnetometer survey by Dr. Jarrod Burks in Ohio relocates part of the 1000 foot wide Shriver Circle, a now invisible Woodland Period (300 B.C. - A.D. 500) earthworks feature, suggesting that remote sensing can revolutionize our understanding of Ohio earthworks.
Dr. Mark Van Stone, Keynote Speaker for TAC Festival 2012, explains how Maya hieroglyphs are constructed by writing a modern name in ancient phonetic Maya characters.
Underground city in Cappadocia; formation of early Maya ritual center; Neolithic defleshing in Italy; earliest breast cancer in Egyptian burial
Massive UK genetics study; Cervantes tomb located; dates for Micronesian coral tombs; remarkably early Seattle-area lithic site
Possibly very old Oregon artifact; Viking silver ring of Islamic origin; mysterious Olmec jadeite carving; Chilean mummies suffering possibly climate-induced damage
European genetics and language history; lost city in Honduras; giant Celtic tomb in France; stone hammer in Alaska
Roman tombstone in England; ISIL video shows antiquities destruction; Andean mortuary for defleshing human corpses; Pharaoh Senebkay died in battle