Genes reveal traces of common recent demographic history for most of the Uralic-speaking populations
The 74-centimeter-tall Tokoname ceramic jar was found 2 meters below the ground surface at a road construction site. The width of its mouth measures 60 cm in diameter while the jug at its widest part has a diameter of 94 cm.
UNESCO World Heritage sites (WHS) located in coastal areas are increasingly at risk from coastal hazards due to sea-level rise.
Molecular archaeoparasitology identifies cultural changes in the Medieval Hanseatic trading centre of Lübeck
Demosponge steroid biomarker 26-methylstigmastane provides evidence for Neoproterozoic animals... The oldest clue of animal life, dating back at least 100 million years before the Cambrian period, when most major types of animals appear, has been…
Tooth oxygen isotopes reveal Late Bronze Age origin of Mediterranean fish aquaculture and trade... The analyses showed that some of the gilthead sea bream originated from the southeastern Mediterranean but that roughly three out of every four must…
Significant new finds have been unearthed during the ongoing excavation directed by Prof. Christos Doumas at Akrotiri, Thira, which are sponsored by the Kaspersky Lab and taking place under the auspices of the Archaeological Society at Athens.
'Vampire burial' reveals efforts to prevent child's return from grave. Dubbed the 'Vampire of Lugnano,' the child skeleton is being described as 'an anomaly within an already abnormal cemetery.
A 1500-year-old Byzantine church was found during excavation in Turkey's northwestern Edirne province.
Scientists analyzed the microscopic markings on excavated stone tools including these to discover new findings about the ancient Maya from more than 1,000 years ago.
Archaeological evidence showed that the first occupation of the site dated back to the Chalcolithic period. After a long hiatus, it was again occupied in the Late Roman period until the Late Middle Ages.
New discovery sheds light upon origin of flying squirrels. Described in the journal eLife, the 11.6-million-year-old fossil was discovered in a landfill, about 40 kilometres outside the Can Mata city in Spain.
Aiming to increase the awareness in the field, excavation directors, municipality and museum representatives, representatives of non-profit organizations supporting archaeological excavations and conservation projects will contribute to the panel as…
Field work will be carried out by Peruvian and Polish researchers at the Muyu Muyu Inca ceremonial centre, discovered more than ten years ago in Chichas district, province of Condesuyos, Arequipa region, which would have served to pay homage to the…
The excavations by the Archaeological Service, have brought to light a cluster of 16 rock-carved vaulted tombs each with a dromos, entrance and burial chamber.
Non-invasive technique devised by British Museum sheds light on dyeing and weaving process.