Archeology

tech-science

This Ancient Prince's Tomb Was Found Between a Pub and a Supermarket

Scientists unveil new insights about the 6th century 'Prince of Prittlewell.'
Becky Ferreira
5.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Tattoo Kit Made From Human Bones Has Been Dated at 2,700 Years Old

The lead archaeologists behind the discovery says the tools would have been "a lot more painful."
Edoardo Liotta
3.7.19
weird

Archeologists Discover ‘Vampire’ Child Who Died 1,500 Years Ago

The body of a 10-year-old child who died in the 5th century had a rock inserted into its mouth to prevent undead attacks.
Becky Ferreira
10.17.18
Cheese

This 3,200 Year Old Egyptian Cheese Is Cursed With a Deadly Pathogen

The cheese, made from both cow and sheep/goat milk, is contaminated with infectious bacteria.
Becky Ferreira
8.22.18
lost civilizations

These Geometric Shapes Were Made By a Previously Unknown Civilization

Perhaps as many as one million Pre-Columbian people lived in the southern rim of the Amazon, away from major rivers.
Becky Ferreira
3.29.18
mexico

A Secret Pyramid Was Found Inside an Ancient Temple in Mexico

Using 3D imaging technology, archaeologists detected a hidden structure inside Chich'en Itza's Temple of Kukulkan.
Sarah Emerson
9.20.17
Science

Archeologists Say We Can Blame the Patriarchy on Meat

A new study found that men started to dominate once they increased the meat in their diets, while women ate mostly grains.
Mitchell Sunderland
5.14.17
Cannibalism

Our Ancestors Engaged in Cannibalism for Fun and Profit, Not Just for Calories

Human flesh isn’t as nutritious as mammoth meat. But our ancestors occasionally ate each other anyway.
Bryson Masse
4.9.17