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Fascinating discovery at Shropshire hillfort

Fascinating discovery at Shropshire hillfort

A remarkable discovery has been made at one of Shropshire’s well-known Iron Age hillforts by archaeologists.
Voices and lives in the ‘Salone Nero’

Voices and lives in the ‘Salone Nero’

The numerous graffiti recently brought to light in the salone nero (black banqueting room) and in several nearby rooms have been analysed.
Methods and Methodologies in Heritage Studies

Methods and Methodologies in Heritage Studies

A book on the disciplinary debates, intellectual legacies, and practical innovations that have led to understandings of heritage value today.
Frontiers of the Ancient Mediterranean

Frontiers of the Ancient Mediterranean

The International Doctoral Conference will be held at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (Italy) on January 23rd-24th, 2025.
Ancient prow returns to Samoa after 134 years

Ancient prow returns to Samoa after 134 years

The National University of Samoa and Übersee-Museum Bremen mark a milestone in Provenance Research with a historic prow handover ceremony.
Croc’s deadly last meal in Ancient Egypt unearthed

Croc’s deadly last meal in Ancient Egypt unearthed

Scientists have used 3D imaging technology to piece together the life of a 2.2 metre-long crocodile mummified by the ancient Egyptians.
The beginnings of fashion

The beginnings of fashion

Team of researchers suggests that eyed needles marked the major shift from clothes as protection to clothes as an expression of identity.
Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages, Celtic Myths and Religons

Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages, Celtic Myths and Religons

The deadline for the Call for Papers 'Celtic Myths and Religions from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages' has been extended.
Plague may have caused the downfall of the Stone Age farmers

Plague may have caused the downfall of the Stone Age farmers

Ancient DNA from bones and teeth hints at a role of the plague in Stone Age population collapse.
Archaeologists discover the first Christian building in Bahrain

Archaeologists discover the first Christian building in Bahrain

Archaeologists have uncovered one of the earliest Christian buildings in the Arabian Gulf – the first physical evidence of a long-lost community.
The most complete dinosaur discovered in the UK in a century

The most complete dinosaur discovered in the UK in a century

The specimen is around 125 million years old and was found in the cliffs of Compton Bay on the Isle of Wight.
Franina near Premantura Underwater Archaeological Investigation

Franina near Premantura Underwater Archaeological Investigation

In the late 16th century, the ship, carrying numerous brass trumpets, probably sunk due to an unexpected storm in the Kvarner region.
Did researchers find the home of ‘King Pompey’ outside Boston?

Did researchers find the home of ‘King Pompey’ outside Boston?

Pompey was elected a Colonial-era ‘king.’ Did researchers find the foundation of his home in Massachusetts?
Early Neolithic groups applied species selection strategies

Early Neolithic groups applied species selection strategies

Earliest Neolithic groups in the Pyrenean site of Coro Trasito used species selection strategies to manufacture their tools.
Ancient Temple and Theater Discovered in Peru

Ancient Temple and Theater Discovered in Peru

A team of archaeologists has unearthed the remains of what appears to be a four-thousand-year-old temple and theater in coastal Peru.
Dietary diversity of Denisovans on the Tibetan Plateau

Dietary diversity of Denisovans on the Tibetan Plateau

New research sheds light on Denisovan behaviour and indicates how adaptable they were to the harsh and variable environment of the Tibetan Plateau.
Εarliest evidence for plant farming in east Africa

Εarliest evidence for plant farming in east Africa

A trove of ancient plant remains excavated in Kenya helps explain the history of plant farming in equatorial eastern Africa.
Cambridge: 2 postdoc positions in Classical Architecture

Cambridge: 2 postdoc positions in Classical Architecture

Two post-doctoral Research Associate positions at the Centre for the Study of Classical Architecture, starting October 2024.
The University of Liverpool: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

The University of Liverpool: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

The University’s Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology invites expressions of interest for the 2024/25 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme.
Writing as Visual Experience

Writing as Visual Experience

Conference exploring methodologies for studying visual aspects of writing practices.
(Re)uniting City and Country

(Re)uniting City and Country

Please, submit your title and 300-400-word abstract by July 15, 2024.
Grave of two children from Migration Period in Czulice

Grave of two children from Migration Period in Czulice

Polish archaeologists have discovered the grave of two children from the Migration Period in Czulice near Kraków.
Widening the Big Blue Horizon

Widening the Big Blue Horizon

The Conference will take place between December 4th and 6th 2024 in Volos, Greece and will be a hybrid event. Deadline for the submission of abstracts: July 15th, 2024.
New study adds to mystery of Cahokia exodus

New study adds to mystery of Cahokia exodus

Dig into Cahokia's history to cast doubt on a popular theory about why the ancient city was abandoned.
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