Αt the construction site of the National Art Gallery of Greece

Αt the construction site of the National Art Gallery of Greece

"The project is advancing fast, at a satisfactory pace and its progress is now visible ", said the Minister of Culture and Sports.
Hidden cave system discovered beneath historic castle

Hidden cave system discovered beneath historic castle

Archaeologists conducting research at Olsztyn Castle have discovered a cave beneath the 14th-century fortress, in addition to a complex system of tunnels and crevices.
Palaeontologists prove bird ovary tissue can be preserved in fossils

Palaeontologists prove bird ovary tissue can be preserved in fossils

A research team led by Dr. Alida Bailleul from the Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has put one controversy to rest: whether or not remnants of bird ovaries can be preserved in the fossil record.
Desert resources contributed to rise of ancient Egyptian Civilisation

Desert resources contributed to rise of ancient Egyptian Civilisation

Archaeologists suggest that the natural raw materials transported from the Libyan Desert in the west, and the much smaller Arabian Desert in the east contributed to the rise of the Egyptian Civilisation.
Traces: The archaeology of the Koufonisia

Traces: The archaeology of the Koufonisia

The exhibition seeks to reconstruct the archaeological landscape of the two islands of the Small Cyclades, Ano and Kato Koufonisi.
Oldest South American fossil lizard discovered in Brazil

Oldest South American fossil lizard discovered in Brazil

The animal was approximately 10 cm long and lived more than 130 million years ago in what is now the state of Minas Gerais. Its morphology differs from that of all other known lizard species.
Most of Stonehenge’s large boulders share origin in west woods, Wiltshire

Most of Stonehenge’s large boulders share origin in west woods, Wiltshire

Most of the hulking sandstone boulders—called sarsens—that make up the United Kingdom's famous Stonehenge monument appear to share a common origin 25 kilometers away in West Woods, Wiltshire.
Traditional costume from Naoussa: Nr. 1 on sketchfab, the digital library

Traditional costume from Naoussa: Nr. 1 on sketchfab, the digital library

The costume was digitally depicted by 2nd and 3rd year high school students of the region.
Collapse of ancient economy in the grip of plague and climate change

Collapse of ancient economy in the grip of plague and climate change

Recently, a team of Israeli archaeologists discovered new and compelling evidence for a significant economic downturn on the fringe of the Byzantine Empire.
Study suggests the Pyramid of the Moon set urban design of Teotihuacan

Study suggests the Pyramid of the Moon set urban design of Teotihuacan

The Pyramid of the Moon, the second largest structure at the Teotihuacan Archaeological Zone could be the foundation for the urban design of the ancient Mesoamerican city.
Ancient Egyptian embossed blocks of Ramesses II discovered

Ancient Egyptian embossed blocks of Ramesses II discovered

Archaeologists conducting a rescue project have discovered several embossed stone blocks and statues from the reign of King Ramses II and Egypt’s Coptic era.
Machu Picchu celebrated the anniversary of its discovery without tourists

Machu Picchu celebrated the anniversary of its discovery without tourists

The authorities had hoped to reopen Machu Picchu but were forced to postpone it amid a continuing increase in the number of Covid-19 cases.
Lead white pigments on Andean drinking vessels provide new historical context

Lead white pigments on Andean drinking vessels provide new historical context

Researchers used isotope measurements of lead white pigments in the decorative patterns on 20 colonial qeros to reveal linkages among vessels that were unknown previously.
Archaeologists discover several hundred arrows and bolts at fortified site

Archaeologists discover several hundred arrows and bolts at fortified site

Archaeologists excavating the fortified settlement of Biala Góra, in northern Poland have discovered several hundred arrowheads and crossbow bolts dating from around the invasion of Casimir the Great in 1340.
Fossil: Wrong number of fingers leads down wrong track

Fossil: Wrong number of fingers leads down wrong track

Have you ever wondered why our hands have five fingers? And what about amphibians?
Hagia Sophia: Letter from the FHW to the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Hagia Sophia: Letter from the FHW to the Ecumenical Patriarchate

"A symbol of intercultural dialogue and interfaith consensus is being used as a means of polarization and division", says the Foundation’s announcement.
Ancient Egyptian princess known as ‘the  mummy of the screaming woman’ had died of a heart attack

Ancient Egyptian princess known as ‘the mummy of the screaming woman’ had died of a heart attack

A CT scan showed that she suffered from atherosclerosis possible to have led to a heart attack.
Ancient African skull sheds light on American crocodile origins

Ancient African skull sheds light on American crocodile origins

The extinct African crocodile species Crocodylus checchiai may be closely related to American crocodile species alive today.
Inherited Neandertal ion channel linked to pain sensitivity

Inherited Neandertal ion channel linked to pain sensitivity

Some people have inherited a Neandertal variant of a gene that encodes an ion channel that initiates the sensation of pain.
Statue of Egyptian couple heads for Leicester’s Ancient Egypt collection

Statue of Egyptian couple heads for Leicester’s Ancient Egypt collection

Put for sale after Thomas Cooks collapse, the city was able to raise the £150,000 required to secure the statue for Leicester’s museums.
Raphael may have died of a “coronavirus related disease”

Raphael may have died of a “coronavirus related disease”

The new study is co-authored by historian of medicine Michele Augusto Riva with three fellow researchers from Bicocca University, Milan.
New Attic Inscriptions Online

New Attic Inscriptions Online

Including photos of monuments with decrees honoring ephebes and entries for the choregic monuments of Nikias and Thrasyllos.
Foxes have been eating humans’ leftovers for 42,000 years

Foxes have been eating humans’ leftovers for 42,000 years

Ancient fox diets might be good indicators of human impact on past ecosystems.
Archaeologists search for lost Viking cemetery

Archaeologists search for lost Viking cemetery

Archaeologists are searching for a lost Viking cemetery at the Truso Viking settlement near Janów in Poland.
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