A young woman buried in Patagonia up to 1,000 years ago was placed in a ceremonial canoe to represent her final journey into the land of the dead, according to a new study.
1.4 million-year-old jawbone found in Spain could be tied to the first European human relative.
An anthropologist argues that stories of an "ape-man" in Indonesia reflect the continued survival of an ancient human ancestor.
Tiny marine algae lingered in the bones of a fisherman who lived 5,000 years ago, and they reveal that he drowned in salt water.
A new analysis of a 1.5 million-year-old human vertebra found in Israel suggests that ancient human relatives dispersed out of Africa in multiple waves.
An infant burial discovered in the Italian Alps sheds light on how the hunter-gatherers of Europe dealt with issues of personhood and status 10,000 years ago.
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