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Ancient Humans Built the Earliest Known Defense Against Sea Level Rise 7,000 Years Ago

Approximately 7,000 years ago, a group of ancient humans built the first-known seawall in an attempt to keep rising tides from inundating their village. It’s the earliest known structure of its type and it shows how Neolithic communities attempted to ...

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Ancient dagger found with King Tut forged with meteoric iron

Researchers have confirmed that an iron dagger found buried with King Tutankhamun has a composition similar to iron meteorites and was almost certainly created from so-called “meteoric iron.” The discovery sheds new light on the state of metallurgy in ancient ...

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