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Remains of Two Children Buried Under a “Dragon Stone” in the Bronze Age Discovered in Armenia

In an archaeological discovery that could change the understanding of Bronze Age funerary practices in the Caucasus, an international team of scientists has unearthed the remains of two infants buried under a basalt monument known as a dragon stone at the Lchashen site in Armenia. This finding stands out not only for the peculiarity of […]

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A 4,750-year-old Megalithic Stone Plaza in the Andes Discovered by Anthropologists

Two anthropology professors from the University of Wyoming have uncovered one of the oldest circular plazas in the Andean region of South America, showing monumental megalithic architecture. Located at the archaeological site of Callacpuma in the Cajamarca basin of northern Peru, the plaza is constructed with large vertically positioned megalithic stones, a construction method never […]

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The provenance of the stones in the Menga dolmen reveals it as one of the greatest feats of Neolithic engineering

The technical ability of ancient societies is reflected in the monumental structures they were capable of building. Determining the origin and transport of the enormous stones used in prehistoric megalithic monuments provides crucial information for understanding these achievements. Recent provenance studies of places like Stonehenge and Easter Island have improved our understanding of the role […]