Topic: Ancient Worlds
Decoding the Great Pyramid
New archeological evidence sheds light on the stunning engineering of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Great Human Odyssey
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Human tracks may be earliest evidence of people in North America
Footprints in New Mexico’s White Sands National Park challenge scientists’ timeline of when humans first came to North America.
Addressing Some Misconceptions About Ancient Maya Civilization | Ancient Maya Metropolis
Learn about some common misconceptions about the Maya and how various kinds of archaeological evidence are helping to build a more accurate story about the ancient Maya, in these videos from NOVA: Ancient Maya Metropolis.
The Mammoth Species You've Never Heard Of
These bones could have belonged to some of the last surviving steppe mammoths in Britain.
These Artifacts and Foods Tie Modern Maya to the Past
Oral tradition talks about the importance of these foods for Maya.
How Neanderthals Came to Inhabit Northwest Europe
Stone tools reveal that four species of human have occupied Britain.
LIDAR Technology Helps Uncover a Maya Metropolis
Light Detection and Ranging, LIDAR, sees through the jungle to reveal what lies beneath.
Great Mammoth Mystery
Sir David Attenborough explores a site with traces of ancient mammoths and Neanderthals.