Maya cremation remains inside rubber balls; oldest octopus lures; very early mammoth kill site in New Mexico; ancient Elamite script deciphered


Maya cremation remains used to create balls for ritual games

Researchers discover world’s oldest example of octopus lures on Mariana Islands

Butchered remains of mammoths point to possibility of oldest humans in North America

Archaeologists may have cracked the code of ancient Elamite script