New meat-eating predator discovered, and it ruled in the Late Cretaceous

New meat-eating predator discovered, and it ruled in the Late Cretaceous

Research published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology describes a newly discovered species of dinosaur.
Increased Precipitation and the Watery Miracles of Italian Saints

Increased Precipitation and the Watery Miracles of Italian Saints

A new study published in the journal Climatic Change examines the cultural impacts of climate change in Italy during the first millennium AD.
Mummified parrots point to trade in the ancient Atacama desert

Mummified parrots point to trade in the ancient Atacama desert

Parrot mummies reveal that between 1100 and 1450 CE, trade from other areas brought parrots and macaws to oasis communities.
Excavations at Kato Paphos

Excavations at Kato Paphos

The first MA-P research campaign was successfully implemented between October 1st and November 1st 2020.
Lina Mendoni’s answer to statement by British Culture Secretary

Lina Mendoni’s answer to statement by British Culture Secretary

"The quiver containing the arguments supposed to justify the stay of the Parthenon Sculptures in London has emptied."
Ancient genomes trace the origin and decline of the Scythians

Ancient genomes trace the origin and decline of the Scythians

A new study helps illuminate the history of the Scythians with 111 ancient genomes from key Scythian and non-Scythian archaeological cultures of the Central Asian steppe.
The face of Akhenaten?

The face of Akhenaten?

This facial reconstruction might bring us face to face with one of the most controversial figures in the history of the world.
‘Antiquarianism and Philhellenism. The Thanassis and Marina Martinos Collection’

‘Antiquarianism and Philhellenism. The Thanassis and Marina Martinos Collection’

The selected philhellenic works capture the presence of ancient Hellas through antique motifs.
Statue of the 5th c. BC handed over to the Ministry of Culture

Statue of the 5th c. BC handed over to the Ministry of Culture

A statue of the 5th century BC, of exceptional art and great archaeological value, was handed over by the Security Directorate of Attica to the Ministry of Culture and Sports. The statue was handed over in a special event by
Ancient Fish DNA Provides A Window Back In Time

Ancient Fish DNA Provides A Window Back In Time

The accidental discovery of fossilized three-spine stickleback bones dating back 12 thousand years, has enabled scientist to confirm parallel evolution.
Bronze bull statuette came to light in Olympia

Bronze bull statuette came to light in Olympia

The small, intact statuette was found thanks to the observant archaeologist Zacharoula Leventouri.
A tomb with a view: Egyptologist recreates an after-death experience

A tomb with a view: Egyptologist recreates an after-death experience

Egyptologist Rita Lucarelli presents a fully documented virtual reality reconstruction of the Egyptian underworld.
Scientists examine more than 60 teeth of stegosaurs from Yakutia

Scientists examine more than 60 teeth of stegosaurs from Yakutia

An international team of palaeontologists has examined 63 teeth of polar stegosaurs that inhabited the territory of present-day Yakutia.
The Girl of Gran Dolina

The Girl of Gran Dolina

The Journal of Anthropological Sciences has published a study by the Dental Anthropology Group at the Centro Nacional de Investigación de la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), which reveals the first sex estimation of two of the most emblematic fossils from the Sierra de Atapuerca (Burgos).
The Roman Aqueduct at Moria

The Roman Aqueduct at Moria

It is one of the most important technical works of antiquity, probably dating to the end of the 2nd or the beginning of the 3rd century AD.
Roof-tiles in imperial China

Roof-tiles in imperial China

Researchers from Kanazawa University and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences cast light on the production of roof tiles during the Tang dynasty through a study of variations in lotus-pattern tile ends recovered from the Ximing Temple in Xi'an.
Obituary for the loss of Carole McCartney

Obituary for the loss of Carole McCartney

Dr. Carole McCartney, an exemplary archaeologist, passed away on Saturday, 13 March 2021.
Experts recreate a mechanical Cosmos for the world’s first computer

Experts recreate a mechanical Cosmos for the world’s first computer

Researchers at UCL have solved a major piece of the puzzle that makes up the ancient Greek astronomical calculator known as the Antikythera Mechanism.
Chania: Upgrading the Venetian Villa in the Perivolia community

Chania: Upgrading the Venetian Villa in the Perivolia community

An inspection was conducted at the site by Head of the Ephorate Eleni Papadopoulou and Mayor of Chania Panagiotis Simandirakis.
Ancient monastery remains found in Bahariya, Egypt

Ancient monastery remains found in Bahariya, Egypt

Τhe mud-brick buildings date back to around the fourth and seventh centuries AD.
An ancient Maya ambassador’s bones show a life of privilege and hardship

An ancient Maya ambassador’s bones show a life of privilege and hardship

Ajpach' Waal forged an alliance between two dynasties but died in obscurity.
Diolkos: the innovative ancient achievement is being restored

Diolkos: the innovative ancient achievement is being restored

Over the last year, the Corinth Ephorate of Antiquities is conducting works of enhancement and protection on the ancient stone paved road.
A lost cachepot from the Tatoi estate was found at the Presidential Mansion

A lost cachepot from the Tatoi estate was found at the Presidential Mansion

The four historic cachepots adorning the Palace gardens at Tatoi have been made in Paris.
The chariots of Pompeii and Thrace have many similarities

The chariots of Pompeii and Thrace have many similarities

Enhancement work on the burial mound at Mikri Doxipara-Zoni is beginning shortly, said Head of the Evros Ephorate of Antiquities D. Terzopoulou to the AMNA.
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