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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.

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.

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.

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

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

An ultimate key to Bronze Age tin provenance?

An ultimate key to Bronze Age tin provenance?

The enigma of Bronze Age tin: Using methods of the natural sciences, they examined the tin from the second millennium BCE found at archaeological sites in Israel, Turkey, and Greece. These findings are of great importance for the archaeological…

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…

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.

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.

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…

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.