Thailand’s Iron Age Log Coffin culture

Thailand’s Iron Age Log Coffin culture

Ancient DNA helps researchers elucidate the structure of a prehistoric community from Southeast Asia.
Committee to review controversial pyramid restoration project

Committee to review controversial pyramid restoration project

A scientific committee will review the proposed restoration work of the Pyramid of Menkaure at the Giza Plateau.
Vesuvius Challenge 2023 Grand Prize: first scroll read!

Vesuvius Challenge 2023 Grand Prize: first scroll read!

The general subject of the text is pleasure, which, properly understood, is the highest good in Epicurean philosophy.
Complete Roman funerary bed revealed at Holborn Viaduct

Complete Roman funerary bed revealed at Holborn Viaduct

Made from high-quality oak, the bed has carved feet, and joints fixed with small wooden pegs.
Prehistoric mobility among Tibetan farmers

Prehistoric mobility among Tibetan farmers

A new study traces the roots of the longstanding cultural interactions across the Tibetan Plateau to prehistoric times, as early as the Bronze Age.  
Weapons of barbarian tribes from Roman times discovered

Weapons of barbarian tribes from Roman times discovered

Iron spearheads, two battle axes and a wood-cutting axe are among the items discovered near Hrubieszów by treasure hunters.
The BORDERSCAPE Project Seminars

The BORDERSCAPE Project Seminars

The Borderscape Project is a multidisciplinary endeavor that investigates how the rise of the Egyptian state at the end of the 4th millennium BCE impacted and transformed the socio-spatial landscape of the First Nile Cataract region.
Mysterious pearl shells unearthed in French Polynesia

Mysterious pearl shells unearthed in French Polynesia

Associate Professor James Flexner, archaeologist, returned from a dig in French Polynesia where, together with local community members, he and his team found relics from the country's missionary past.
Treasure found in South Wales and Powys

Treasure found in South Wales and Powys

Six treasure finds were declared treasure on Thursday 25th January by H.M. Regional Coroner for South Wales Central area, Patricia Morgan. 
Archaeological evidence of seasonal vitamin D deficiency discovered

Archaeological evidence of seasonal vitamin D deficiency discovered

Rickets ran rife in children following the Industrial Revolution, but University of Otago-led research has found factory work and polluted cities aren’t entirely to blame for the period’s vitamin D deficiencies.
Neanderthals and humans lived side by side in Northern Europe

Neanderthals and humans lived side by side in Northern Europe

Genetic analysis of bone fragments from German archaeological site proves that modern humans reached northern Europe not long after they emerged from Africa.
Police find bog body dated over 2,000 years in Bellaghy

Police find bog body dated over 2,000 years in Bellaghy

Archaeologists within the Police Service of Northern Ireland, have uncovered ancient human remains carbon dated as old as 2,000-2,500 years.
Excavated dolmen in Sweden one of the oldest in Scandinavia

Excavated dolmen in Sweden one of the oldest in Scandinavia

The first analysis results now confirm that the grave in Tiarp is one of the oldest stone burial chambers in Sweden.
The Grave’s Embrace

The Grave’s Embrace

Researchers find indications of a patrilineal descent system for western Eurasian Bell Beaker communities / Family relationships that link Britain to Luxembourg.
Rediscovered Portrait of a Young Female by Gustav Klimt

Rediscovered Portrait of a Young Female by Gustav Klimt

A painting by the iconic Austrian artist believed lost for approximately 100 years will be auctioned at Vienna's Auction House im Kinsky on April 24, 2024.
Excavation at the Panagia Karmiotissa Site, Kato Ptolemaida

Excavation at the Panagia Karmiotissa Site, Kato Ptolemaida

The Department of Antiquities, Deputy Ministry of Culture, announces the completion of the first excavation season of the “Panagia Karmiotissa” project.
New research challenges hunter-gatherer narrative

New research challenges hunter-gatherer narrative

The oft-used description of early humans as “hunter-gatherers” should be changed to “gatherer-hunters,” at least in the Andes of South America.
Student discovers new dinosaur species

Student discovers new dinosaur species

Only a small number of people can say they’ve named a new dinosaur, and now Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences student Kyle Atkins-Weltman is part of that exclusive club.
The Met Features Stern Collection on Loan from the Hellenic Republic

The Met Features Stern Collection on Loan from the Hellenic Republic

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens a new display featuring some 161 works made in the Cyclades primarily in the Early Bronze Age.
Syphilis-like diseases widespread in America before Columbus

Syphilis-like diseases widespread in America before Columbus

Researchers have discovered the genetic material of the pathogen Treponema pallidum in the bones of people who died in Brazil 2,000 years ago.
World’s largest database of weeds

World’s largest database of weeds

A new database of weeds can help scientists understand how traditional agricultural systems were managed throughout history.
Rare Roman armour reconstructed ahead of major exhibition

Rare Roman armour reconstructed ahead of major exhibition

An exceptionally rare piece of Roman armour from National Museums Scotland’s collection has been painstakingly reconstructed from dozens of fragments.
Emory, Greek Ministry of Culture enter into cultural cooperation agreement

Emory, Greek Ministry of Culture enter into cultural cooperation agreement

Emory University and the Ministry of Culture of the Hellenic Republic signed a long-term agreement of cultural cooperation on Jan. 22.
Mystery of Roman hoard revealed by Newcastle experts

Mystery of Roman hoard revealed by Newcastle experts

Archaeologists at Newcastle University have revealed the story behind one of the largest and most unusual hoards of late-Roman metalware ever discovered in the British Isles.
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