The findings support existing evidence that the village site of La Consentida was transitioning from a broad, Archaic period (7000-2000 BCE) diet to one based on agriculture.
An ancient DNA study and carbon-14 test will reveal the exact dates of the skull and femur, as well as the genetic make-up and racial kinships.
Discovered in 2011, during an Inrap diagnostic operation, the site of Amiens-Renancourt 1 has been under full excavation since 2014. During the 2019 season, an exceptional Gravettian “Venus,” some 23,000-years-old, was discovered.
According to an archaeological survey, the site covers 30,000 square metres with the main living area of 5,000 square metres surrounded with rammed earth walls.
Archaeologists have found the first evidence showing Christianity was practised in Bahrain, a discovery which sheds light on a missing part of the country’s history.
The seeds were initially found in a carbonized form during excavations in the village of Murat in Bingol's Solhan district by a group of archaeologists led by Ziya Kilinc from the Museum Directorate in Elazig province, in neighbouring Bingol.
A structure believed to be around 8,000-years-old was unearthed island of Gokceada (Imbros / Imroz) off the western coast of Turkey. Archaeological Excavations in the Ugurlu-Zeytinlik mound in the northwestern province of Canakkale’s Gokceada…
The ancient Mayan city of Chichén Itzá was founded at least 400 years earlier than previously thought, according to the head of a team that is exploring and mapping cenotes, or sinkholes, on the Yucatán peninsula.
Remains of Anglo Saxon woman and jewels discovered at university campus in Canterbury
Warrior graves dating back 2,000 years have been found by archaeologists near Bejsce in the province Swietokrzyskie.
A fragment of a cave lion figurine estimated to be 45,000 years old was unearthed in Siberia’s Denisova Cave
A pyramid-like structure at least 5,000 years old, allegedly devoted to ceremonial purposes, was unveiled thanks to excavation works conducted at Sechin archaeological complex in Casma Province of Ancash Region in northern Peru.
Through over a decade of fieldwork and the analysis of high-resolution 3D data,a team led by Masato Sakai at Yamagata University in Japan has uncovered 142 new designs, it announced this week.
Chinese and Japanese archaeologists rebuilt millennia-old iron-smelting techniques in Sichuan Province of China
Mysterious Viking boat graves unearthed in central Norway
"Fire was presumed to be the domain of Homo sapiens but now we know that other ancient humans like Neanderthals could create it," says Daniel Adler, associate professor in anthropology.
Science reveals improvements in Roman building techniques
There are two Greek names (Diogenes and Tykhe) on the inscription. It is a tomb inscription dedicated to a child by a Roman and to his deceased mother. Probably this is a memorial tomb.
In October 2019 the underwater archaeological research at the legendary Antikythera Shipwreck was re-activated and this time it was carried out by a Greek-only team, led by Dr. Angeliki Simosi, Head of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Euboea.
Study of Belize Archaeological Project shows ancient Mayas had greater environmental impacts than previously believed
After six years of extensive archaeological excavations, researchers from the Israel Antiquities Authority and Tel Aviv University have uncovered a 220-meter-long section of an ancient street first discovered by British archaeologists in 1894.
The Assyrian cuneiform tablets let us extend the history of auroral records and solar activity by a century. These cuneiform reports are considered to be the earliest datable records of candidate aurorae and they support the concept of enhanced solar…
Archaeological excavations in ancient city of Assos reveal popularity of fishing in ancient times
A number of ancient papyri from Oxyrhynchus, part of the Egypt Exploration Society’s collection, (The ancient texts, which date from the 3rd to the 7th Century, are part of the Oxyrhynchus collection who discovered in an Egyptian rubbish dump in…