Uffizi Gallery celebrates 700th anniversary of Dante’s death

Uffizi Gallery celebrates 700th anniversary of Dante’s death

A virtual exhibition of rarely seen drawings by Federico Zuccari, inspired by the Divine Comedy.
New insights from original Domesday survey revealed

New insights from original Domesday survey revealed

A new interpretation of the survey behind Domesday Book has emerged from a major new study of the survey's earliest surviving manuscript.
Collapse of part of the masonry of Methoni Castle

Collapse of part of the masonry of Methoni Castle

The semicircular tower, one of the oldest in the citadel,dates back to the early 13th century.
Nena Galanidou: ‘Palaeolithic Lesbos is my pride’

Nena Galanidou: ‘Palaeolithic Lesbos is my pride’

In December 2020, a very interesting interview of Nena Galanidou, Professor in Prehistoric Archaeology of the University of Crete was published in Conversations in Human Evolution. 
First human culture lasted 20,000 years longer than thought

First human culture lasted 20,000 years longer than thought

Some 11 thousand years ago, Africa's furthest west harbored the last populations to preserve tool-making traditions first established by the earliest members of our species.
Archaeologists discover Medieval treasure hoard in Central Hungary

Archaeologists discover Medieval treasure hoard in Central Hungary

Archaeologists conducting a rescue excavation in the village and commune of Újlengye, in the Pest County of Central Hungary have unearthed over 7,000 medieval and Roman coins.
Τomb of Pharaoh Ramesses I has been reopened

Τomb of Pharaoh Ramesses I has been reopened

Floors at KV16 were restored and walls were cleaned.
The Museum of Modern Greek Culture is to be handed over to the public

The Museum of Modern Greek Culture is to be handed over to the public

As a whole, the 18 buildings comprise a neighborhood of Athens, just as it was designed in the late 19th-early 20th century.
Byzantine Greek inscription discovered near Nitzana in The Negev

Byzantine Greek inscription discovered near Nitzana in The Negev

A stone bearing an inscription in Greek from the end of the Byzantine period was discovered in the confines of the Nitzana National Park in the Negev.
Megalodons large newborns likely grew by eating unhatched eggs in womb

Megalodons large newborns likely grew by eating unhatched eggs in womb

A new study shows that the gigantic Megalodon or megatooth shark gave birth to babies larger than most adult humans.
Lesvos: What is revealed by approximately 50 fossilized tree trunks

Lesvos: What is revealed by approximately 50 fossilized tree trunks

A unique and shocking picture of the catastrophe of an ecosystem caused by a gigantic volcanic eruption.
Τhe mysterious family life of notorious sabre-toothed tiger

Τhe mysterious family life of notorious sabre-toothed tiger

New research indicates adolescent offspring of the menacing sabre-toothed predator, Smilodon fatalis, were more momma's cubs than independent warriors.
Ancient DNA analysis reveals Asian migration and plague

Ancient DNA analysis reveals Asian migration and plague

Northeastern Asia has a complex history of migrations and plague outbursts. That is the essence of an international archaeogenetic study published in Science Advances. 
Hominins of Olduvai Gorge coped with ecological changes

Hominins of Olduvai Gorge coped with ecological changes

New interdisciplinary field work has led to the discovery of the oldest archaeological site in Olduvai Gorge as reported in Nature Communications.
Rams statues behind first pylon in Temple of Amun-Ra in Karnak

Rams statues behind first pylon in Temple of Amun-Ra in Karnak

The first phase of the restoration project of some of Rams statues located behind the first pylon in the Temple of Amun Ra in the temples of Karnak in Luxor has been completed.
Medieval treasure trove found in Polish field

Medieval treasure trove found in Polish field

Archaeologists conducting excavations in a field near the village of Słuszków in Poland, have discovered thousands of silver artefacts dating back nearly 900 years.
New findings about Prehistoric Easter Island

New findings about Prehistoric Easter Island

Finds of pigment pits after the deforestation of Easter Island reject the earlier presumed societal collapse.
Archaeologists Uncover ‘Fast Food’ Counter at Pompeii

Archaeologists Uncover ‘Fast Food’ Counter at Pompeii

Archaeologists conducting excavations at the Thermopolium of Regio V in the Roman city of Pompeii have revealed an ancient ‘fast food’ counter.
‘Man Creates Man’ won double award

‘Man Creates Man’ won double award

“Man creates Man” won two awards in the international contest “Museums in Short”.
Arrest for antiquity smuggling in Thessaloniki

Arrest for antiquity smuggling in Thessaloniki

A 57-year-old man attempted to sell religious icons online after posting a relevant ad.
Digital Acropolis Museum: a new world

Digital Acropolis Museum: a new world

The Acropolis Museum enters dynamically into the world of digital technology and opens new channels of communication with the public.
66 New Roman Army Sites Gives Clues About Empire’s Infamous Conflicts

66 New Roman Army Sites Gives Clues About Empire’s Infamous Conflicts

Discovery of 66 new Roman Army sites shows more clues about one of the empire's most infamous conflicts.
Massive prehistoric croc emerges from South East Queensland

Massive prehistoric croc emerges from South East Queensland

A prehistoric croc measuring more than five metres long ruled south eastern Queensland waterways only a few million years ago.
Researchers track and analyze smallpox epidemics over three centuries

Researchers track and analyze smallpox epidemics over three centuries

Researchers from McMaster University have studied and analyzed thousands of weekly records documenting the deaths of smallpox victims in London, England over the span of nearly 300 years.
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