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Triple burial from Copper Age found in Croatia

Triple burial from Copper Age found in Croatia

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

Blast turned brain to glass in Pompeii

Blast turned brain to glass in Pompeii

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.

Scandinavian warrior graves found in Poland

Scandinavian warrior graves found in Poland

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.

Dr. Sandra Toffolo found oldest city view of Venice

Dr. Sandra Toffolo found oldest city view of Venice

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.

Calanais Stones were constructed with astrological phenomena

Calanais Stones were constructed with astrological phenomena

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…

Statistical reliability analysis for Roman emperors

Statistical reliability analysis for Roman emperors

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 oldest hunting equipment: Otzis bowstring

The oldest hunting equipment: Otzi's bowstring

The Alpine ice-patch sites of Tisenjoch, Schnidejoch and Loet- schenpass brought to light the most complete archery equipment known from European Prehistory.

Birch bark tar was used in early medieval England

Birch bark tar was used in early medieval England

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,…

Archaeologists discovered two Bronze Age tombs in Greece

Archaeologists discovered two Bronze Age tombs in Greece

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

23.000 years-old The Venus of Renancourt discovered in France

23.000 years-old The Venus of Renancourt discovered in France

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.

Golden mask unearthed in 6. century BC cemetery in Greece

Golden mask unearthed in 6. century BC cemetery in Greece

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

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.