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Multiple individuals are buried in the Tomb of Nestor’s Cup

Multiple individuals are buried in the Tomb of Nestor’s Cup

Morphology and histology of the cremated remains reveal at least three humans alongside animal remains.
Cist grave uncovered in Nea Styra

Cist grave uncovered in Nea Styra

Inside, three Burials in successive layers (a, b and c) were discovered and examined, as was one recovery of human remains.
A 1,300-year-old wooden ski found in Norwegian ice

A 1,300-year-old wooden ski found in Norwegian ice

After seven years ago, archaeologists unearthed the other half of the 1,300-year-old pair on Digervarden Mountain in southern Norway.
Line and hook fishing techniques in Epipaleolithic Israel

Line and hook fishing techniques in Epipaleolithic Israel

Humans in the Middle East were using complex fishing tools and techniques by 12,000 years ago, according to a study.
The Jewish Synagogue of Trikala is ready to receive visitors

The Jewish Synagogue of Trikala is ready to receive visitors

The renovation work resulted in the enhancement of the elegant stone building of the Synagogue.
Late persistence of human ancestors in India

Late persistence of human ancestors in India

New dating of an archaeological site in the Thar Desert to 177,000 years ago shows the use of stone handaxes persisted for over 1 million years in India.
The Benaki Museum is participating in the big Louvre exhibition

The Benaki Museum is participating in the big Louvre exhibition

The Benaki Museum is participating in the large exhibition of the Louvre Museum of the 200 years of the Greek Revolution with 100 objects from its collections.
More than sex: An expanded evolutionary concept

More than sex: An expanded evolutionary concept

New work from the Kiel Evolution Center suggests that somatic gene variations play a larger role in evolutionary adaptation mechanisms than previously thought.
Parthenon Sculptures: UNESCO requests the United Kingdom to revise its position

Parthenon Sculptures: UNESCO requests the United Kingdom to revise its position

Greece's just request for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures was strongly supported by the majority of the Commission members.
Virtual Conference: Pots, Pepper, Charcoal, and Bread

Virtual Conference: Pots, Pepper, Charcoal, and Bread

Registration is now open for those wishing to attend the workshop Pots, Pepper, Charcoal, and Bread: the Material Economy of the Eastern Desert in the Ptolemaic and Roman Periods.
Hidden neighborhood in ancient Maya city uncovered

Hidden neighborhood in ancient Maya city uncovered

The newly discovered structures provide game-changing evidence that the imperial power of Teotihuacan exerted considerable influence on Tikal, an ancient Maya capital, as part of a campaign of conquest.
Silver figurine, militaria and ceramics found in Chodlik fort

Silver figurine, militaria and ceramics found in Chodlik fort

Several hundred medieval fragments of ceramic shells, arrow and javelin heads and a unique silver figurine depicting a man have been discovered by archaeologists during excavations of a fortified settlement in Chodlik (Lublin province).
Are the tablets of the Dodona Oracle a “Memory of the World”?

Are the tablets of the Dodona Oracle a “Memory of the World”?

The positive response to the case put by Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni creates optimism about their inclusion in UNESCO’s "Memory of the world" list.
George Varoufakis has passed away

George Varoufakis has passed away

Since 1959 he had been dealing with ancient technology and particularly with metals and the role they have played in our culture’s rate of development.
The indigenous population of ancient Sicily were active traders

The indigenous population of ancient Sicily were active traders

A new thesis shows that trade was a big part of the economy for the inhabitants of the settlement of Monte Polizzo.
Prehistoric chocolate flint mine found in Kraków

Prehistoric chocolate flint mine found in Kraków

A 10,000-year-old chocolate flint mine has been discovered in Poland’s Kraków-Częstochowa Upland, the farthest southwest site of this type in the country.
Lecture Series Forum Antike

Lecture Series Forum Antike

The team of FORVM ANTIKE cordially invites all interested to attend the winter term lecture series.
Old Dongola: Continuity and Change

Old Dongola: Continuity and Change

This book is special in that it is the PCMA’s first venture into the field of collaborative archaeology.
Arrest on Kalymnos for possession of antiquities

Arrest on Kalymnos for possession of antiquities

The following were confiscated: An ancient stone hand mill, 3 clay amphorae, 32 pieces and 4 handles of different sized ancient amphorae as well as six pieces of clay vessels.
Under the light of Apollo: The Louvre in Delphi

Under the light of Apollo: The Louvre in Delphi

Minister of Culture and Sports, Lina Mendoni, opened the exhibition at the Archaeological Museum of Delphi in the presence of Jean-Luc Martinez.
Deep roots of the ‘Anthropocene’ can be found in tropical forests

Deep roots of the ‘Anthropocene’ can be found in tropical forests

New special edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showcases multidisciplinary approaches to exploring human impacts on tropical forests and their associated earth systems.
Registration for ARCE’s Upcoming Exalted Spirits Conference

Registration for ARCE’s Upcoming Exalted Spirits Conference

This three-day conference will cover the veneration of deceased figures in Egypt from the Pharaonic period up to current times.
Two individuals were arrested at Athens International Airport

Two individuals were arrested at Athens International Airport

The two individuals were travelling abroad and when they went through control, the antique items were discovered in their luggage.
Earliest evidence of human activity in the Americas found

Earliest evidence of human activity in the Americas found

Footprints found at White Sands National Park in New Mexico provide the earliest unequivocal evidence of human activity in the Americas and offer insight into life over 23,000 years ago.
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