Victim of Vesuvius eruption unearthed at Herculaneum

Victim of Vesuvius eruption unearthed at Herculaneum

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a man described as the “last fugitive”, a victim from the Vesuvius eruption in AD 79.
The birth of the Greek State seen through maps

The birth of the Greek State seen through maps

The exhibition presents the emergence of the image of modern Greece, before and during the Greek Revolution up to the founding of the modern Greek state.
Charles Howard’s Greek Summer

Charles Howard’s Greek Summer

Α solo exhibition by Charles Howard is being mounted by the Organization of Culture, Sports and Youth of the Municipality of Athens (OPANDA) at the "Melina" Cultural Center of the Municipality of Athens.
The Carabinieri seized 11,000 looted artefacts

The Carabinieri seized 11,000 looted artefacts

Figurines, oil lamps, loom weights, oscilla, tesserae, bronze and ceramic finds from various periods were found in two separate houses in Syracuse and Caronia, in the province of Messina.
New light on Patagonian long-necked dinosaur

New light on Patagonian long-necked dinosaur

Paleontologists examined the remains of the long-necked dinosaur Patagosaurus fariasi (175 million years) from Argentina as part of a new description.
Footprints from Laetoli, Tanzania, are from early humans, not bears

Footprints from Laetoli, Tanzania, are from early humans, not bears

Findings provide conclusive evidence that multiple species of hominins co-existed on the landscape.
Jewellery from the time of Nefertiti found in Bronze Age tombs in Cyprus

Jewellery from the time of Nefertiti found in Bronze Age tombs in Cyprus

Archaeologists from the University of Gothenburg have concluded an excavation of two tombs in the Bronze Age city of Hala Sultan Tekke in Cyprus.
The most ancient decorative pendant in Europe made of mammoth ivory

The most ancient decorative pendant in Europe made of mammoth ivory

It was probably worn around the neck and comes to shed more light on when humans started wearing "jewelry".
Building from the time of the exiled Sanhedrin discovered in Yavne

Building from the time of the exiled Sanhedrin discovered in Yavne

Israel Antiquities Authority excavations being carried out on a massive scale in Yavne have uncovered the first evidence there of a building from the Sanhedrin.
Molecular analysis reveals the oldest Denisovan fossils yet

Molecular analysis reveals the oldest Denisovan fossils yet

An international team has identified five new human fossils from the key site of Denisova Cave in southern Siberia.
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.
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.
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.
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