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…
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 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.
The archaeological site will be made accessible to the public and its protection will be ensured, by not permitting extensions or additions of new buildings to the project in the future.
An alternative interpretation of lipid residues in Neolithic Grooved Ware from Durrington Walls.
Completion of the 2019 Ancient Akrotiri Project. This year the excavated area was extended by trenching both to the northern and eastern edges of the site, the western extent of the ancient rubble mound encapsulating the surviving foundations having…
The art of the Roman deal
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.
The Department of Antiquities has announced the discovery of an ancient shipwreck in the sea off Protaras, Cyprus.
Aceramic Neolithic site discovered in Cyprus. The announcement followed the completion of the 2019 archaeological mission of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Troodos mountains.
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…
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.
Large Islamic necropolis excavated in Spain's Balearic islands. The typology of the graves, the absence of ceramic pieces, and the orientation of the remains indicate that it is an Islamic necropolis.
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.
Turkish researchers Prof. Dr. Fatma Zeynep Aygen and Orhan Sakin presented the results of a long study of the Ottoman Empire’s official documents, which are related to Lord Elgin and stressed the fact that: “All the firmans as well as their contents,…
Scientists have discovered that both foxes and dogs were domesticated. Also Scientists say; large dogs used for transporting loads.
In 2014, during construction work at the ex-Civil Hospital in Gibraltar, excavations led by the Gibraltar Museum revealed a major, previously unknown burial ground containing more than 200 skeletons.
Recreating the sound of the Islamic past of the Mosque of Cordoba. Based on the onsite acoustic measurements carried out in its current state as Mosque-Cathedral, the original state of the Mosque has been reconstructed in the different spatial…
Excavations of The University of Cyprus at the Laona tumulus
Archaeologists discovered the largest family tomb known since the studies of the necropolis of Apollonia. It has a rectangular shape, 6.2 x 8 metres.