The museums are reopening on May 14

The museums are reopening on May 14

The safe opening of the museums marks an important step in the gradual reoperating of the country's cultural infrastructure.
Research reveals ancient people had more diverse gut microorganisms

Research reveals ancient people had more diverse gut microorganisms

An international team used human "paleofeces" to discover that ancient people had far different microorganisms living in their guts than we do in modern times.
Managing the Aqueduct of Constantinople

Managing the Aqueduct of Constantinople

Double water channels may have been used to maintain the system while enabling constant operation.
Triple international distinction for the new lighting of the Acropolis

Triple international distinction for the new lighting of the Acropolis

The new lighting of the Acropolis won three important awards at the 2020 International Darc Awards.
The surprising evolutionary history of our oral bacteria

The surprising evolutionary history of our oral bacteria

Researchers reconstruct the oral microbiomes of Neanderthals, primates, and humans, including the oldest oral microbiome ever sequenced from a 100,000-year-old Neanderthal, and discover unexpected clues about human evolution and health.
Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

Study designed at the University of Oregon provided a foundation that drew new information from lidar imagery, machine learning, archaeological and historical data.
Current Research in Egyptology 2020/2021 taking place in Rhodes, Greece

Current Research in Egyptology 2020/2021 taking place in Rhodes, Greece

The latest CRE conference, organized by Aegean Egyptology at the University of the Aegean (Rhodes, Greece) has already started and it is running online.
Scrap for cash before coins

Scrap for cash before coins

Researchers including Göttingen University show Bronze Age witnessed revolution in small change across Europe.
Most human origins stories are not compatible with known fossils

Most human origins stories are not compatible with known fossils

Fossil apes can inform us about essential aspects of ape and human evolution, including the nature of our last common ancestor.
Dinosaurs that hunted in the dark

Dinosaurs that hunted in the dark

The tiny desert-living dinosaur Shuvuuia had extraordinary vision and owl-like hearing for nocturnal life in the Mongolian desert.
Conservation and restoration at the site of Kissonerga-Mosfilia

Conservation and restoration at the site of Kissonerga-Mosfilia

The reconstructed mudbrick prehistoric roundhouse serves as a Visitor centre at the important Chalcolithic archaeological site of Kissonerga-Mosfilia.
Cracking the code of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Cracking the code of the Dead Sea Scrolls

By combining the sciences and the humanities, University of Groningen researchers have cracked the code, which enables them to discover the scribes behind the scrolls.
“The Kiss” by Ilias Papailiakis, an ode to love, life and the city

“The Kiss” by Ilias Papailiakis, an ode to love, life and the city

“I simply found a way in the middle of these suffocating times of blowing a kiss” says Ilias Papailiakis with a smile to the Athens and Macedonia News Agency.
Human land use wasn’t always at nature’s expense

Human land use wasn’t always at nature’s expense

A study involving University of Queensland researchers combined global maps of population and land use over the past 12,000 years with current biodiversity data.
New Finds in Aegae

New Finds in Aegae

A sanctuary to a royal cult and a touching poem on a vase are some of the new finds that came to light at the archaeological site.
Fearsome Tyrannosaurs were social animals, study suggests

Fearsome Tyrannosaurs were social animals, study suggests

They may not have been solitary predators as popularly envisioned, but social carnivores similar to wolves, according to a new study.
Stone Age black bears didn’t just defecate in the woods…

Stone Age black bears didn’t just defecate in the woods…

Scientists have sequenced ancient DNA from soil for the first time and the advance will transform what is known about everything from evolution to climate change.
Cooking in the shadow of Mount Olympus

Cooking in the shadow of Mount Olympus

Kitchen utensils found in excavations made in the Olympus region highlight the multiculturalism of the area.
The archaeological work in Macedonia and Thrace

The archaeological work in Macedonia and Thrace

The annual Archaeological Meeting on the 2019-2020 excavations will take place from April 22 to 24, 2021 with 81 announcements and 204 participants.
Archaeological data demand new approaches to biodiversity conservation

Archaeological data demand new approaches to biodiversity conservation

Professor Nicole Boivin is part of an international initiative to examine the implications of past land use for contemporary conservation efforts.
Ancient DNA hints at diverse Stone Age traditions of kinship

Ancient DNA hints at diverse Stone Age traditions of kinship

Major study by an international team reveals more about the remarkable diversity of kinship types in ancient human societies.
3D-printed material to replace ivory

3D-printed material to replace ivory

With an elephant-friendly alternative to ivory, developed by TU Wien and Cubicure, old artefacts can be restored with high precision.
MeKeTRe is back

MeKeTRe is back

Apart from tomb scenes, the database will also include key data of Middle Kingdom box-shaped coffins and coffin fragments.
Exhibition of Loverdos collection in its final stages

Exhibition of Loverdos collection in its final stages

The appearance of an old urban residence is reflected in the restored neoclassical house at 6 Mavromichali Street.
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