The newly discovered tombs in the necropolis had been disturbed by roadworks.
Tracks of ‘fearsome predator’ actually came from a four-foot-tall herbivore, say experts.
Newly discovered remains could take modern humans back more than 300,000 years.
“The sword, which has been preserved in perfect condition, is a beautiful and rare find,” an antiquities expert said.
Experts say the skull fragments with modern facial features are 100,000 years older than other modern human remains.
The huge wine production complex annually produced more than half a million gallons of wine.
A cosmic event 3,000 years ago in Jordan could be the source of the Old Testament’s tale of sinful Sodom and Gomorrah.
Scientists have discovered that a complex chemical interaction at the microscopic level makes Roman buildings last for centuries.
An Italian friar wrote a history of the world in 1345 that mentioned lands discovered by Norsemen in North America.