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Preserving Egypt’s Layered History

Preserving Egypt’s Layered History

In collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, ARCE is pleased to announce the launch of “Preserving Egypt’s Layered History” today in celebration of Egyptian Archaeologists day.
New fossil provides clarity to the history of Alligatoridae

New fossil provides clarity to the history of Alligatoridae

Researchers have identified a 42-million-year-old partial skull that may have belonged to one of the last prehistoric caimans to roam the United States.
150 million-year-old shark was one of the largest of its time

150 million-year-old shark was one of the largest of its time

In a new study, an international research team led by Sebastian Stumpf from the University of Vienna describes an exceptionally well-preserved skeleton of the ancient shark Asteracanthus.
Teeth pendants speak of the elk’s prominent status in the Stone Age

Teeth pendants speak of the elk’s prominent status in the Stone Age

Roughly 8,200 years ago, the island of Yuzhniy Oleniy Ostrov in Lake Onega in the Republic of Karelia, Russia, housed a large burial ground where men, women and children of varying ages were buried.
The “Asclepius Plan” at Trikala

The “Asclepius Plan” at Trikala

It places emphasis on the primary sector, medicinal plants, education, the strengthening of the tertiary sector and enhancing the work of Asclepius.
Meipu teeth shed light on the human settlement of Asia

Meipu teeth shed light on the human settlement of Asia

Study on one of the few human fossils known from late Early Pleistocene China, the Meipu teeth, which provides new information on the early settlement of continental Asia.
Ancient DNA reveals secrets of dire wolves

Ancient DNA reveals secrets of dire wolves

Dire wolves, made famous in the TV show Game of Thrones, were common across North America until around 13,000 years ago, after which they went extinct.
Uffizi Gallery celebrates 700th anniversary of Dante’s death

Uffizi Gallery celebrates 700th anniversary of Dante’s death

A virtual exhibition of rarely seen drawings by Federico Zuccari, inspired by the Divine Comedy.
ΕΑΑ 2021: Producing power

ΕΑΑ 2021: Producing power

The Call for Papers for EAA 2021 Session #513 "Producing power: Exploring the relationship between production and socio-economic change in the Mediterranean from the Chalcolithic to the Iron Age" is now open.
New insights from original Domesday survey revealed

New insights from original Domesday survey revealed

A new interpretation of the survey behind Domesday Book has emerged from a major new study of the survey's earliest surviving manuscript.
Collapse of part of the masonry of Methoni Castle

Collapse of part of the masonry of Methoni Castle

The semicircular tower, one of the oldest in the citadel,dates back to the early 13th century.
Nena Galanidou: ‘Palaeolithic Lesbos is my pride’

Nena Galanidou: ‘Palaeolithic Lesbos is my pride’

In December 2020, a very interesting interview of Nena Galanidou, Professor in Prehistoric Archaeology of the University of Crete was published in Conversations in Human Evolution. 
ERC-funded project MIGMAG: 2x postdoc, 2x PhD researchers

ERC-funded project MIGMAG: 2x postdoc, 2x PhD researchers

MIGMAG s a 5-year project based at the Institute for Classical Archaeology at the University of Vienna, funded by an ERC Consolidator Grant.
First human culture lasted 20,000 years longer than thought

First human culture lasted 20,000 years longer than thought

Some 11 thousand years ago, Africa's furthest west harbored the last populations to preserve tool-making traditions first established by the earliest members of our species.
Archaeologists discover Medieval treasure hoard in Central Hungary

Archaeologists discover Medieval treasure hoard in Central Hungary

Archaeologists conducting a rescue excavation in the village and commune of Újlengye, in the Pest County of Central Hungary have unearthed over 7,000 medieval and Roman coins.
The Long Fourth Century BC

The Long Fourth Century BC

The Call for Papers for the Session #298 “The Long Fourth Century BC: Tracing the Transformation of Southern Italy in Its Mediterranean Context” at the 2021 Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists has been announced.
Τomb of Pharaoh Ramesses I has been reopened

Τomb of Pharaoh Ramesses I has been reopened

Floors at KV16 were restored and walls were cleaned.
The Museum of Modern Greek Culture is to be handed over to the public

The Museum of Modern Greek Culture is to be handed over to the public

As a whole, the 18 buildings comprise a neighborhood of Athens, just as it was designed in the late 19th-early 20th century.
Byzantine Greek inscription discovered near Nitzana in The Negev

Byzantine Greek inscription discovered near Nitzana in The Negev

A stone bearing an inscription in Greek from the end of the Byzantine period was discovered in the confines of the Nitzana National Park in the Negev.
Megalodons large newborns likely grew by eating unhatched eggs in womb

Megalodons large newborns likely grew by eating unhatched eggs in womb

A new study shows that the gigantic Megalodon or megatooth shark gave birth to babies larger than most adult humans.
Lesvos: What is revealed by approximately 50 fossilized tree trunks

Lesvos: What is revealed by approximately 50 fossilized tree trunks

A unique and shocking picture of the catastrophe of an ecosystem caused by a gigantic volcanic eruption.
Τhe mysterious family life of notorious sabre-toothed tiger

Τhe mysterious family life of notorious sabre-toothed tiger

New research indicates adolescent offspring of the menacing sabre-toothed predator, Smilodon fatalis, were more momma's cubs than independent warriors.
Ancient DNA analysis reveals Asian migration and plague

Ancient DNA analysis reveals Asian migration and plague

Northeastern Asia has a complex history of migrations and plague outbursts. That is the essence of an international archaeogenetic study published in Science Advances. 
Hominins of Olduvai Gorge coped with ecological changes

Hominins of Olduvai Gorge coped with ecological changes

New interdisciplinary field work has led to the discovery of the oldest archaeological site in Olduvai Gorge as reported in Nature Communications.
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