Study titled "Isotopic evidence for geographical heterogeneity in ancient Greek military forces" demonstrates the power of archaeological remains to test the claims of historical texts and reveals a potential bias in ancient writings. Archaeological…
Roman coin may redraw historic trade map
The grave was found almost empty. Only a few sherds and a shell were recovered from the soil surrounding the burials, but they were probably part of the fill of the grave pit
The remains of a man lying on a wooden bed were discovered at Herculaneum, closer to Vesuvius than Pompeii, in the 1960s. He is believed to have been the custodian of a place of worship, the Collegium Augustalium.
Archaeologist says; The Danish warriors would have been buried during the Piast dynasty – the first Polish dynasty to rule from the 10th century to the end of the 14th century.
The Roman amphitheatre of Cartagena is one of only eighteen which are known about in the Iberian Peninsula, and only seven of those have been the subject of in-depth archaeological investigation.
Puzzle of early Neolithic house orientations solved by a Slovak-German research team: Always counterclockwise!
Oldest known city view of Venice discovered. Researcher Dr. Sandra Toffolo from the University of St Andrews has unearthed the oldest known city view of Venice, dating from the 14th century.
Commonly, an archaeological monument or series of monuments is identified but little is known about the surrounding areas and, in particular, the palaeo-landscapes within which the monuments are located. This situation is exemplified by the standing…
When statistically modelled, the length of time from the beginning of their reign until their death followed a set pattern, similar to that seen in reliability engineering, interdisciplinary research by Dr. Joseph Saleh, an Aerospace Engineer from…
The Alpine ice-patch sites of Tisenjoch, Schnidejoch and Loet- schenpass brought to light the most complete archery equipment known from European Prehistory.
Was the birch bark tar continuity of tradition or technological revival? Scientists from the University of Bristol and the British Museum, in collaboration with Oxford Archaeology East and Canterbury Archaeological Trust, have, for the first time,…
University of Cincinnati archaeologists discovered two large family tombs at Pylos, Greece, strewn with flakes of gold that once lined their walls. The archaeological excavation took more than 18 months
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.
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.
Mysterious Viking boat graves unearthed in central Norway
Science reveals improvements in Roman building techniques
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.
A golden funerary mask was among the finds in an Archaic-era cemetery in Achlada, west of Florina in northern Greece. Gold funerary mask found in archaic Macedonia cemetery revives Hercules and Doric myths
This discovery pushes back the age of the oldest Acheulian occupation of north-western Europe by more than 100 ka and bridges the gap between the archaeological records of northern France and England.
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…
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…
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.