Appointment at the Geosites of Lesvos

Appointment at the Geosites of Lesvos

The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest continues to record, map, interpret and present the sites describes as geosites - geological monuments.
Underwater Archaeological Research off Kasos in 2020

Underwater Archaeological Research off Kasos in 2020

The most remarkable find in the second research season was a shipwreck of the Roman period with a mixed cargo containing amphorae of the popular "Dressel 20" type.
Early humans used chopping tools to break animal bones

Early humans used chopping tools to break animal bones

esearchers from the Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology at Tel Aviv University unraveled the function of flint tools known as ‘chopping tools’, found at the prehistoric site of Revadim, east of Ashdod.
Burial practices point to an interconnected Early Medieval Europe

Burial practices point to an interconnected Early Medieval Europe

New ideas could spread rapidly in the Dark Ages as communities were interconnected, creating a surprisingly unified culture in Europe.
Obituary for Polish Professor Dr. Wiktor  Andrzej Daszewski

Obituary for Polish Professor Dr. Wiktor Andrzej Daszewski

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works of Cyprus has announced the death of the archaeologist Dr. Wiktor Andrzej Daszewski, professor at the University of Warsaw and Director of the Polish archaeological excavations in Kato Pafos.
Green light given for recreation spots at Hellinikon

Green light given for recreation spots at Hellinikon

The General Directorate of Restoration, Museums and Technical Works has signed two agreements regarding the investment at Hellinikon.
Ancient European hoards full of standardized bronze objects

Ancient European hoards full of standardized bronze objects

In the Early Bronze Age of Europe, ancient people used bronze objects as an early form of money, even going so far as to standardize the shape and weight of their currency.
Dinosaur-Era sea lizard had teeth like a shark

Dinosaur-Era sea lizard had teeth like a shark

New study identifies a bizarre new species suggesting that giant marine lizards thrived before the asteroid wiped them out 66 million years ago.
Using fossils and gravitational-wave science to predict earth’s future

Using fossils and gravitational-wave science to predict earth’s future

A group of international scientists, including an Australian astrophysicist, has used knowhow from gravitational wave astronomy (used to find black holes in space) to study ancient marine fossils as a predictor of climate change.
Cretaceous amber fossil sheds light on bioluminescence in beetles

Cretaceous amber fossil sheds light on bioluminescence in beetles

While the chemistry that gives some insects the almost magical ability to glow is now reasonably well-appreciated, much less is known about how these signals evolved.
Kavala: the emblematic building of the Grand Club opens once again

Kavala: the emblematic building of the Grand Club opens once again

This neoclassical mansion which started being constructed in the late 19th century, became inextricably linked with the history of Kavala.
3,000 ornate grave goods found in Anglo-Saxon cemetery

3,000 ornate grave goods found in Anglo-Saxon cemetery

A team from the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) have excavated the largest Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Northamptonshire at Overstone Gate.
New Archaeology for Anthropocene Era

New Archaeology for Anthropocene Era

Archaeology as practiced today bears virtually no resemblance to the tomb raiding portrayed in movies and video games.
The most ancient cave painting of an animal found in Indonesia

The most ancient cave painting of an animal found in Indonesia

The depiction of a warty pig, discovered on the wall of a cave difficult to access, dates back at least 45,500 years.
New discoveries brought to light in Saqqara

New discoveries brought to light in Saqqara

Egyptian archaeologists in Saqqara brought to light a new massive set of discoveries, mainly following the excavation of newly found burial shafts in the iconic necropolis near Cairo.
Scientists identify contents of ancient Maya drug containers

Scientists identify contents of ancient Maya drug containers

Scientists have identified the presence of a non-tobacco plant in ancient Maya drug containers for the first time.
The house Nikos Gatsos was born is to be declared a monument

The house Nikos Gatsos was born is to be declared a monument

Minister of Culture and Sports requested the immediate start of the process for declaring the house a monument.
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.
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