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Ramesside Inscriptions. Translated & Annotated

Ramesside Inscriptions. Translated & Annotated

This book presents full translations of the texts of the later Nineteenth Dynasty that were published in hieroglyphic in Ramesside Inscriptions (KRI), Volume IV.
Prehistoric habitation layer unearthed at Ioannina

Prehistoric habitation layer unearthed at Ioannina

This is an excavation assemblage which offers valuable data regarding habitation in the lakeside areas of the Ioannina basin.
Early modern human adapted to a rainforest environment

Early modern human adapted to a rainforest environment

New insights into the diet of our species' earliest member in the tropical rainforest of Southeast Asia.
Giant sloth that once roamed South America scavenged for meat

Giant sloth that once roamed South America scavenged for meat

A giant ground sloth that once roamed South America occasionally broke its plant-based diet to eat meat, researchers have found.
Archaeologists discover unique 3,000-year-old golden bowl with sun motif

Archaeologists discover unique 3,000-year-old golden bowl with sun motif

A Polish archaeologist has made ‘the discovery of his life’ after finding a unique 3,000-year-old gold bowl decorated with a sun motif.
Head from Roman period pulled up from the sea off Preveza

Head from Roman period pulled up from the sea off Preveza

It is a portrait bust probably from the period of Antoninus or Severus (2nd-3rd century AD).
Poussin and the Dance

Poussin and the Dance

In this exhibition, Poussin’s paintings and drawings of dance will be shown alongside the antique sculpture he studied, inviting you to trace the evolution of his ideas from marble to paper to paint.
Tucked-away marble quarries discovered as source for Archaic Apollo

Tucked-away marble quarries discovered as source for Archaic Apollo

A geoarchaeologist believes he found the source of marble for a statue of Apollo on the Greek island of Delos.
Evi Touloupa has passed away

Evi Touloupa has passed away

"Evi Touloupa’s name is linked with the history of Greek archaeology in the last decades of the 20th century," said Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni.
“Farewell” to Thanasis Kalpaxis

“Farewell” to Thanasis Kalpaxis

Thanasis Kalpaxis contributed significantly to the consolidation and growth of the Institute of Mediterranean Studies of the Institute of Technology and Research.
Onassis Classics Fellowship

Onassis Classics Fellowship

The Onassis Foundation is endowing a fellowship for the creation of a permanent new Classics Studies teaching position.
Massive and Impressive Wine Factory is Exposed in Israel

Massive and Impressive Wine Factory is Exposed in Israel

The huge 1,500-year-old industrial estate has been uncovered in archeological excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Easter Island glyphs on boomerang-shaped wood

Easter Island glyphs on boomerang-shaped wood

A 3D model of a unique tablet covered with mysterious Easter Island glyphs has revealed symbols previously invisible to the human eye.
Oldest footprints of pre-humans identified in Crete

Oldest footprints of pre-humans identified in Crete

Six million year old fossilized footprints on the island show the human foot had begun to develop.
Conference: Twilight of the Gods

Conference: Twilight of the Gods

Digital conference on 15-16 October 2021.
A Fabergé egg, lost for decades, to be exhibited

A Fabergé egg, lost for decades, to be exhibited

In view of the V&A‘s opening of the next big exhibition of "Fabergé in London: Romance to Revolution", the Museum announced that it has acquired the long-lost Third Imperial Egg.
Kythnos 2021: the new finds

Kythnos 2021: the new finds

This season’s work focused on the excavation of buildings on the acropolis of the ancient city.
The climate-driven mass extinction no one had seen

The climate-driven mass extinction no one had seen

A new study reports on an extinction event that followed the transition between the geological periods called the Eocene and Oligocene.
Multiple individuals are buried in the Tomb of Nestor’s Cup

Multiple individuals are buried in the Tomb of Nestor’s Cup

Morphology and histology of the cremated remains reveal at least three humans alongside animal remains.
Cist grave uncovered in Nea Styra

Cist grave uncovered in Nea Styra

Inside, three Burials in successive layers (a, b and c) were discovered and examined, as was one recovery of human remains.
A 1,300-year-old wooden ski found in Norwegian ice

A 1,300-year-old wooden ski found in Norwegian ice

After seven years ago, archaeologists unearthed the other half of the 1,300-year-old pair on Digervarden Mountain in southern Norway.
Line and hook fishing techniques in Epipaleolithic Israel

Line and hook fishing techniques in Epipaleolithic Israel

Humans in the Middle East were using complex fishing tools and techniques by 12,000 years ago, according to a study.
The Jewish Synagogue of Trikala is ready to receive visitors

The Jewish Synagogue of Trikala is ready to receive visitors

The renovation work resulted in the enhancement of the elegant stone building of the Synagogue.
Late persistence of human ancestors in India

Late persistence of human ancestors in India

New dating of an archaeological site in the Thar Desert to 177,000 years ago shows the use of stone handaxes persisted for over 1 million years in India.
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