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Fragment of the Parthenon frieze has been returned from Italy

Fragment of the Parthenon frieze has been returned from Italy

A fragment of stone VI from the eastern frieze of the Parthenon (N.I. 1546), currently in the Museo Archeologico Antonino Salinas in Palermo.
Hellenistic sanctuary came to light in Kato Polydendri

Hellenistic sanctuary came to light in Kato Polydendri

The architectural remains of a monumental building were brought to light in an excavation by the Ephorate of Antiquities of Larissa at the "Skiathas" site.
International Conference on the Archaeology of Symbols

International Conference on the Archaeology of Symbols

The ICAS 1 - International Conference on the Archaeology of Symbols will take place on 25-27 May 2022, in  Florence (Italy). 
Research awards at the British School at Athens

Research awards at the British School at Athens

Three research awards at the British School at Athens are now open for applications.
Funding opportunities in Classics & Ancient History at Manchester

Funding opportunities in Classics & Ancient History at Manchester

The Department of Classics, Ancient History, Archaeology & Egyptology (CAHAE) at the University of Manchester is pleased to invite applications for doctoral study in Classics and Ancient History.
Philhellenisms, 1780-1860 at the Museum of Byzantine Culture

Philhellenisms, 1780-1860 at the Museum of Byzantine Culture

The Museum of Byzantine Culture inaugurates the exhibition Philhellenisms, 1780-1860, today at the “Kyriakos Krokos” exhibition hall.
2-year Mellon Postdoc in Critical Classical Reception

2-year Mellon Postdoc in Critical Classical Reception

Brown University’s Departments of Classics and Comparative Literature invite applications for a fellowship in Critical Classical Reception.
Awards for work on Herculaneum

Awards for work on Herculaneum

The Herculaneum Society is offering two scholarships for postgraduate students or researchers working on topics related to Herculaneum.
Oldest adobe architecture in the Americas unearthed in northern Peru

Oldest adobe architecture in the Americas unearthed in northern Peru

It is constructed with ancient mud bricks carved from natural clay deposits created by floods caused by El Nino.
New discoveries in a subterranean tomb at Hatshepsut’s temple

New discoveries in a subterranean tomb at Hatshepsut’s temple

Figures showing deities and donors, and vessels with a breast motif are some of the several hundred items found by Polish archaeologists.
Collapse of ancient Liangzhu culture caused by climate change

Collapse of ancient Liangzhu culture caused by climate change

Massive flooding triggered by anomalously intense monsoon rains caused a sudden collapse, as a team with geologist Christoph Spötl shows in Science Advances.
Extraordinary Roman mosaic and villa discovered

Extraordinary Roman mosaic and villa discovered

The remains of the mosaic measure 11m by almost 7m and depict part of the story of the Greek hero Achilles. 
Handing over of 38 antiquities at the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus

Handing over of 38 antiquities at the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus

On the 11th November 2021, 38 antiquities belonging to various prehistoric and historic periods, were handed over by Mrs. K. Grayson Wilkins.
Australopithecus sediba, ‘walked like a human, but climbed like an ape’

Australopithecus sediba, ‘walked like a human, but climbed like an ape’

An international team of scientists discovered a two-million-year-old fossil vertebrae from an extinct species of ancient human relative.
Prehistoric mums cared for kids better than we thought

Prehistoric mums cared for kids better than we thought

Death rate of babies in ancient societies does not reflect poor healthcare, disease etc., but the number of babies born in that era.  
Tomb of Menna and the Akhenaten Talatat Project Conservation material launched online

Tomb of Menna and the Akhenaten Talatat Project Conservation material launched online

The launch has taken place through ARCE in partnership with UCLA Library and funding from the U.S Department of Education.
Winged Gods and walking griffons

Winged Gods and walking griffons

A unique plate with a depiction of winged Scythian gods in surrounding of griffons found at the barrow cemetery Devitsa V.
Getty Museum acquires Caillebotte’s  Young Man at His Window

Getty Museum acquires Caillebotte’s Young Man at His Window

Getty is successful bidder on 19th-century masterpiece of modern urban realism.
Ancient archaeological find in Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Ancient archaeological find in Wanuskewin Heritage Park

The find unlocks fascinating information about the Northern Plains Indigenous Peoples who gathered on the land for over 6,400 years.
Justinianic plague was nothing like flu

Justinianic plague was nothing like flu

‘Plague sceptics’ are wrong to underestimate the devastating impact that bubonic plague had in the 6th– 8th centuries CE, argues a new study based on ancient texts and recent genetic discoveries.
Re(dis)covering Chora: The Byzantine name of the Rose

Re(dis)covering Chora: The Byzantine name of the Rose

The symposium will take place between November 25 and 26, 2021 in Athens, at the amphitheater of the War Museum.
Walls of buildings in Athens to become works of art

Walls of buildings in Athens to become works of art

"The goal is for the city to be filled with beautiful colours and to be an outdoor exhibition of murals" announced the Municipality of Athens in a press release.
Archaeologists discover salt workers’ residences at underwater Maya site

Archaeologists discover salt workers’ residences at underwater Maya site

New findings on the organization of the salt industry to supply basic dietary commodity to inland cities during the Classic Maya civilization.
Archaeologists reveal Hellenistic fortress destroyed by the Hasmoneans

Archaeologists reveal Hellenistic fortress destroyed by the Hasmoneans

“The building’s devastation is probably related to the region’s conquest by the Hasmonean leader John Hyrcanus in around 112 BCE,” said Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists.
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