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Palaiologos signet gold ring and goblet of tears found in Bulgaria

Palaiologos signet gold ring and goblet of tears found in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a previously-unknown 14th-century aristocrat, a descendant of the Byzantine Palaiologos dynasty, at the Kaliakra fortress on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, the National History Museum said on August…

When did the Vikings come to Ireland?

When did the Vikings come to Ireland?

Viking migrations occurred following a 300-year period of population decrease in Ireland. This new, data-driven synthesis of the archaeological record contrasts with previous accounts of early medieval Ireland as a period of ever-growing expansion…

A Church of the Visigothic period found in the Sierra de Madrid

A Church of the Visigothic period found in the Sierra de Madrid

In contrast to other known rural churches, the tombs had not been plundered, but were in an excellent state of preservation, and an unaltered and perfectly recorded stratigraphy of occupation of the nave has been documented that allows the original…

New archaeological sources on Despotiko island in Greece

New archaeological sources on Despotiko island in Greece

New finds that complete the picture on the buildings' architecture around the Apollo temple on the uninhabited island of Despotiko, west of Antiparos island revealed excavations and restoration works that were held recently on the island.

Portraits of the Celts from Kernstrasse in Zurich

Portraits of the Celts from Kernstrasse in Zurich

Finds from Celtic grave found in Zurich analyzed. The now completed interdisciplinary evaluation of the archaeology department of the city of Zurich paints a fairly accurate picture of the deceased.

It may be one of the oldest churches or a Zoroastrian fire temple

It may be one of the oldest churches or a Zoroastrian fire temple

The Source presents the test experiment to investigate one of UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) world heritage objects, an archaeological site in the Naryn-Kala citadel (Derbent, Republic of Dagestan, Russian…

Evidence shows that resin was used by Neandertals in central Italy.

Evidence shows that resin was used by Neandertals in central Italy.

Neanderthals used resin 'glue' to craft their stone tools. Ethnographic evidence indicates that resin, which dries when exposed to air, is generally warmed by exposure to a small fire thus softened to be molded and pushed in position in the haft.

Prehistoric horses pictures found in France

Prehistoric horses pictures found in France

Prehistoric stone engraved with horses found in France. Markings appear on both sides of the sandstone, the National Archaeological Research Institute said.

7000-years-old skeleton found at early Neolithic grave in Bulgaria

7000-years-old skeleton found at early Neolithic grave in Bulgaria

Among the newly discovered finds in the village of Slatina, there are various items of household and cult like a bone spoon and ceramic utensils, pintadera, parts of cult sacrificial tables. Slatina is believed to be the site of the oldest human…

Neanderthals had high birth rate

Neanderthals had high birth rate

Using computer simulations to discover where Neanderthals lived. Archaeologist Fulco Sherjon has used computer simulations to identify where and how Neanderthals lived in West Europe. What stood out was that they probably had lots of children and…

Getty Museum acquired a group of seventeen ancient engraved gems

Getty Museum acquired a group of seventeen ancient engraved gems

The great majority of the Sangiorgi gems were acquired before World War II, and many derive from notable earlier collections amassed by Lelio Pasqualini, the Boncompagni-Ludovisi family, the Duke of Marlborough, and Paul Arndt in Munich.

Maritime Silk Road 500 years older than thought

Maritime Silk Road 500 years older than thought

Chinese ceramic sherds dating to the Tang and Song dynasties (9th to 11th centuries AD) that have been recovered in Spain proved that trade links already existed between China and Western Europe along the Maritime Silk Road at that time.