Early urbanism found in the Amazon

Early urbanism found in the Amazon

Several hundred settlements from the time between 500 and 1400 AD lie in the Bolivian Llanos de Mojos savannah and have fascinated archaeologists for years.
First Australians ate giant eggs of huge flightless birds

First Australians ate giant eggs of huge flightless birds

Scientists settle debate surrounding 'Thunder bird' species, and whether its eggs were exploited by early Australian people around 50,000 years ago. 
The prestigious Francqui Prize 2022 awarded to Veerle Rots

The prestigious Francqui Prize 2022 awarded to Veerle Rots

The 2022 Francqui Prize in Human Science is awarded to Veerle Rots for her pioneering research on prehistoric stone tools.
Rare silver coin discovered in Israel

Rare silver coin discovered in Israel

Coin among first remnants from the Bar Kokhba revolt discovered in the caves of Wadi Chariton.
Leicester archaeologists expand excavations at Leicester Cathedral site

Leicester archaeologists expand excavations at Leicester Cathedral site

The team behind the discovery of Richard III have resumed major archaeological excavations at Leicester Cathedral, close to where the King was found.
The beaver, its prehistoric bone and its reintroduction

The beaver, its prehistoric bone and its reintroduction

Scientists are focusing on the beaver, which has been extinct for years and to whom the town of Kastoria may owe its name.
The National Museum of Scotland presents the silver casket

The National Museum of Scotland presents the silver casket

The silver casket believed to have been owned by Mary, Queen of Scots, is now on display in the National Museums Scotland’s Hawthornden Court.
Eastern Wyoming Paleoindian site as Americas’ oldest mine

Eastern Wyoming Paleoindian site as Americas’ oldest mine

Excavations have confirmed that an ancient mine in eastern Wyoming was used by humans to produce red ocher starting nearly 13,000 years ago.
Gold Mycenaean ring returned to Greece

Gold Mycenaean ring returned to Greece

The ring had been found in 1927, during excavations by the Italian Archaeological School at the Mycenaean necropolis of Ialyssos, Rhodes, among the offerings of Tomb 61.
Opening of the exhibition Stone Paths – Stories Set in Stone

Opening of the exhibition Stone Paths – Stories Set in Stone

The exhibition is based on the scientific publication Corpus Inscriptionum Judaicarum Graeciae (CIJG) - Corpus of Jewish and Hebrew Inscriptions from Mainland and Island Greece.
Previously unknown crocodile species lived in Asia 39 million years ago

Previously unknown crocodile species lived in Asia 39 million years ago

Researchers from the Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment at the University of Tübingen have identified fossils of a previously unknown crocodile species in Vietnam.
Prehistoric faeces reveal parasites from feasting at Stonehenge

Prehistoric faeces reveal parasites from feasting at Stonehenge

A new analysis of ancient faeces found at the site of a prehistoric village near Stonehenge has uncovered evidence of the eggs of parasitic worms.
Where were Herod’s bathtubs quarried?

Where were Herod’s bathtubs quarried?

New research for the first time allows the distinction between calcite-alabaster originating in Israel from that originating in Egypt.
AGON Film Festival Awards

AGON Film Festival Awards

On Monday, the 16th of May at 20:00, the Jury of the 11th International Archaeological Film Festival- AGON, granted the following Special Mentions and Awards.
The Schliemann Furniture from the G.I. Katsigras Collection is in Berlin

The Schliemann Furniture from the G.I. Katsigras Collection is in Berlin

The walnut wood furniture was made in Vienna in 1880, and in 1955 the doctor George Katsigras bought it from antique dealer Stathis Kyrloglou.
“Copper and Lignite” at the Aiani Archaeological Museum

“Copper and Lignite” at the Aiani Archaeological Museum

For the first time the exhibition will be presenting a set of five copper vessels found during excavations in the lignite mine of the Community of Mavropigi.
Fossil of pregnant ichthyosaur found in glacier

Fossil of pregnant ichthyosaur found in glacier

The 4-meter-long fossil will help scientists study the embryonic development of ichthyosaurs.
Esna Temple’s True Colors Revealed

Esna Temple’s True Colors Revealed

Archaeologists revealed a set of original inscriptions, images and colors covering the ceilings and walls of the majestic monument.
Yiannis Pikoulas has passed away

Yiannis Pikoulas has passed away

An internationally renowned historian, Yiannis Pikoulas was an archaeologist in the true sense of the word.
Art and Sensuality in the Houses of Pompeii

Art and Sensuality in the Houses of Pompeii

The exhibition illustrates the extent and significance of sensual and erotic subjects in the domus and the daily life of ancient Pompeians.
New finds from the historic shipwreck “Mentor”

New finds from the historic shipwreck “Mentor”

Τhe results of the recent underwater research on the wreck of the ship “Mentor” are extremely important regarding how the ship was built.
Millennia of prehistoric Stonehenge land use revealed

Millennia of prehistoric Stonehenge land use revealed

Researchers from the University of Birmingham and Ghent University (Belgium) have discovered hundreds of possible large prehistoric pits – and thousands of smaller ones – at the heart of the Stonehenge landscape.
“Heinrich Schliemann was one of the great figures of archaeology”

“Heinrich Schliemann was one of the great figures of archaeology”

Matthias Wemhoff, Professor of Prehistory at the Freie Universität Berlin is interviewed by the Athens and Macedonian News Agency.
Temple of Zeus brought to light in North Sinai

Temple of Zeus brought to light in North Sinai

An Egyptian archaeological mission working at the Tell Al-Farma (Pelusium) in the North Sinai archaeological site found the remains of a temple dedicated to the god Zeus Cassius.
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