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February 7, 2016

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February 7, 2016

Dec. 10, 2015 — Insights into Roman and medieval domestic life has been revealed by archaeologists whose project has taken place below a former city center bus ... read more

New Test for Ancient DNA Authenticity Throws Doubt on Stone Age Wheat Trade

Nov. 3, 2015 — A new method reliably tests whether DNA shows ancient or modern patterns of biochemical change. This has recently cast doubt on the authenticity of what was thought to be evidence of a Stone Age ... read more

Invaluable Ancient Syrian Mosaic Discovered

Nov. 2, 2015 — Classical scholars are excavating one of the few sites of ancient Roman Syria in Turkey that are currently accessible as a result of the political situation in the Middle ... read more

3D Models Provide a Credible Stimulus to Current Archaeological Thought, Practice

Oct. 28, 2015 — Archaeological concepts such as the real, virtual, and authentic are becoming increasingly unstable as a consequence of archaeological artefacts and assemblages being digitalised, reiterated, ... read more

Oct. 26, 2015 — Archaeologists have discovered a Bronze Age warrior's tomb in southwestern Greece filled with more than 1,400 objects: jewels, weapons and armor, as well as bronze, silver and gold ... read more

Evidence of Ice Age ‘economic Migrants’ in Europe to Be Unearthed

Oct. 15, 2015 — New excavations aim to save flint artefacts from the impact of erosion. After being hidden for nearly 15,000 years, the lives of Ice Age hunter-gatherers who migrated to Europe to benefit from warmer ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — Researchers in Alaska have found the earliest known evidence that Ice Age humans in North America used salmon as a food source, according to a new ... read more

Sep. 17, 2015 — During their first Gernsheim dig last year, archaeologists suspected that a small Roman settlement must have also existed there in the Hessian Ried. Now they have discovered clear relics of a Roman ... read more

Sep. 16, 2015 — Fossils tell amazing stories and inspire them, too -- just think of this summer's 'Jurassic World' blockbuster. But because some of the processes that preserve fossils are not well ... read more

Sep. 10, 2015 — Working closely with the US Forest Service and the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, an international team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation has begun to piece together an archaeological ... read more

Cod Bones from Mary Rose Reveal Globalized Fish Trade in Tudor England

Sep. 8, 2015 — New analysis shows warship's dried fish provisions were sourced from as far away as Icelandic and possibly even transatlantic waters. Researchers show how a boom in the fishing trade helped fuel ... read more

Sep. 7, 2015 — A surprising discovery from the genomes of eight Iberian Stone-Age farmer remains has been reported. The analyses revealed that early Iberian farmers are the closest ancestors to modern-day Basques, ... read more

Sep. 7, 2015 — The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project team has discovered evidence for a row of up to 90 standing stones, some of which may have originally measured up to 4.5 meters in height. Many of these ... read more

Sep. 3, 2015 — A sophisticated imaging technique has allowed scientists to virtually peer inside a 10-million-year-old sea urchin, uncovering a treasure trove of hidden ... read more

Aug. 28, 2015 — A new study describes the bio-archaeological remains of the Philistine culture in Israel during the Iron Age (12th century to 7th century BCE). The results of this research indicate that the ca. 600 ... read more

Aug. 10, 2015 — The shipwreck discovered in 1976 off the coast at Dor (Tantura) lagoon may be identified as the missing Baron's Ship. "The ship we found is structurally consistent with the specifications ... read more

July 17, 2015 — Researchers have discovered a centuries-old shipwreck off the coast of North Carolina. Artifacts around the wreck, including bricks, bottles and navigation gear, appear to date it to the late 18th or ... read more

July 14, 2015 — Have you held the sword? Have you felt its weight? Have you felt how sharp and strong the blade is? A deadly weapon and symbol of power -- jewellery for a man, with 'magical properties'. ... read more

June 17, 2015 — Fossilized remains of a new bat species, which lived 16 million years ago, walked on four limbs and was three times larger than today's average bat, have been discovered in New ... read more

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: CERN's Hidden Heritage

June 8, 2015 — A nuclear physicist and an archaeologist have joined forces to produce a unique appraisal of the cultural significance of one of the world's most important locations for scientific inquiry: ... read more

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