Missing masterpieces of art in a digital exhibition

Missing masterpieces of art in a digital exhibition

amsung has announced the launch of the exhibition “Missing Masterpieces”, of some of the world’s most iconic and intriguing lost artworks.
Live restoration in the museum

Live restoration in the museum

Until mid-January 2021, visitors can follow the restoration of the Roman Simpelveld sarcophagus live in the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden.
When the rains stopped

When the rains stopped

Archaeologists analyze the impacts of climate change on human history.
The excavation at Avgeio in Ilia is very important

The excavation at Avgeio in Ilia is very important

Erofili-Iris Kollia describes the discovery of the eight graves in Ilia as a very important excavation with first class findings.
Analysis of informal commerce in the Colonial Caribbean

Analysis of informal commerce in the Colonial Caribbean

Archaeologist Konrad A. Antczak has located a camp with a warehouse for the transshipment of goods, with a wide variety of everyday objects.
African trade routes sketched out by medieval beads

African trade routes sketched out by medieval beads

An analysis of archaeological glass beads discovered in sub-Saharan West Africa brings to light the full extent of the region's international trade routes between the 7th and 13th centuries.
Eight graves came to light in Ilia

Eight graves came to light in Ilia

A preliminary examination of the grave offerings shows that the graves date from the end of the 4th to the 2nd c. BC.
Early human landscape modifications discovered in Amazonia

Early human landscape modifications discovered in Amazonia

No evidence of extensive savannah formations during the current Holocene period.
CU Anschutz researcher offers new theory on ‘Venus’ figurines

CU Anschutz researcher offers new theory on ‘Venus’ figurines

Researcher from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus believes he's gathered enough evidence to solve the mystery behind these curious totems.
The paintings of Pompeii

The paintings of Pompeii

They may produce salts in artworks, the IBeA group of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has concluded.
Important finds in ancient Antissa

Important finds in ancient Antissa

Three buildings that are archaeological findings of particular interest, were brought to light in the ongoing excavation by the Lesvos Ephorate of Antiquities.
Cereal, olive and vine pollen reveal market integration in Ancient Greece

Cereal, olive and vine pollen reveal market integration in Ancient Greece

A new interdisciplinary study indicates agricultural market integration centuries before Roman conquest, suggesting the mechanisms that led to the Anthropocene began much earlier than assumed.
10,350,000€ for the Cultural Organizations of Athens

10,350,000€ for the Cultural Organizations of Athens

The respective cultural organizations of Thessaloniki have been financially supported with the amount of 4,260,000 euros.
‘Unknown’ Kilkis and Seleucus I Nikator in an international competition

‘Unknown’ Kilkis and Seleucus I Nikator in an international competition

The short 10-minute film made by the Kilkis Ephorate of Antiquities, hopes to introduce the general public both to the great leader.
Water-to-land transition in early tetrapods

Water-to-land transition in early tetrapods

Early tetrapods were still tied to water and had aquatic features but they also had adaptations that indicate some ability to move on land.
Genetic study reveals Neanderthals could tolerate smoke

Genetic study reveals Neanderthals could tolerate smoke

The idea that modern humans displaced Neanderthals because they were better protected against toxins from smoke is now under fire.
Online Auction of Works of Art in support of the Benaki Museum

Online Auction of Works of Art in support of the Benaki Museum

Τhe Benaki Museum Fundraising & Development Department in collaboration with the Volunteer Committee for the Sustainability of the Museum organise an online auction of works of art and objects from Monday 30 November until Monday 7 December.
Creating an Archaeological Museum in Ermionida

Creating an Archaeological Museum in Ermionida

Ermioni, with a long and uninterrupted historical presence from antiquity to our times, has significant archaeological remains visible within its urban fabric.
Neanderthal thumbs better adapted to holding tools with handles

Neanderthal thumbs better adapted to holding tools with handles

Using 3D analysis, Ameline Bardo and colleagues mapped the joints between the bones responsible for movement of the thumb of five Neanderthal individuals.
Ancient blanket made with 11,500 turkey feathers

Ancient blanket made with 11,500 turkey feathers

Thousands of downy body feathers were wrapped around 180 meters (nearly 200 yards) of yucca fiber cord to make the blanket, which is currently on display at the Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum in Blanding, Utah.
Secrets of the ‘lost crops’ revealed where bison roam

Secrets of the ‘lost crops’ revealed where bison roam

If not for the wooly, boulder-sized beasts that once roamed North America in vast herds, ancient people might have looked past the little barley that grew under those thundering hooves.
New light on polar explorer’s last hours

New light on polar explorer’s last hours

The Denmark Expedition set out to explore unknown Inuit land in 1906. Three members died.
Aiolou Street has a story of its own…

Aiolou Street has a story of its own…

On the occasion of this discovery, the Ministry of Culture presents a brief history of the district and its important finds.
First exhaustive review of fossils from Iberian archaeological sites

First exhaustive review of fossils from Iberian archaeological sites

The researchers have analysed a total of 633 specimens of scaphopods, molluscs, shark teeth and mammal remains from 82 archaeological sites in different regions.
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