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Significant discoveries made at the Claterna Archaeological Site in northern Italy

The archaeological investigations at the ancient Roman city of Claterna, covering only...

Radiocarbon dating meets Egyptology and Biblical accounts in the city of Gezer

New dates provide detailed insights into the timing of events in the...

The complex origins of viticulture in the Western Mediterranean

A study of grape seeds from the Middle Bronze Age, conducted by...

Byzantine swords unearthed at the Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem

During urban redevelopment work west of the Jaffa Gate, one of the seven main entrances to the Old City of Jerusalem, archaeologists stumbled upon an...

New discovery in San Casciano: A marble Apollo emerges from the water

Following the awe-inspiring bronze findings, a monumental statue standing almost two meters tall, a marble copy of the Greek Praxiteles' original bronze, is the latest...

Well-preserved mosaic featuring lions discovered in the ancient city of Prusias ad Hypium

Archaeologists have uncovered a mosaic with lion motifs during excavations in the ancient city of Prusias ad Hypium. Excavations continue in the ancient city of "Prusias...

Anthropology

New research exposes early humans’ ecological versatility

The origins of human genus have long been associated with savannah and grassland environments of Africa.  Due to...

Cultural artifacts serve as ‘cognitive fossils,’ helping uncover the psychology of the past

No two societies in history think exactly alike. In fact, the mindset of a given society throughout history...

Humans already used controlled fires 11,000 years ago

Hunter-gatherer human communities were already carrying out controlled fires 11,000 years ago to open up clearings and grazing...

Fossils tell tale of last primate to inhabit North America before humans

The story of Ekgmowechashala, the final primate to inhabit North America before Homo sapiens or Clovis people, reads...

The genetic heritage of the Denisovans may have left its mark on our mental health

A research team led by the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE) and Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) has identified...

New study challenges the narrative that only men were hunters

It’s a familiar story to many of us: In prehistoric times, men were hunters and women were gatherers....

The encounter between Neanderthals and Sapiens as told by their genomes

About 40,000 years ago, Neanderthals, who had lived for hundreds of thousands of years in the western part...

Extinct ape gets a facelift, 12 million years later

A new study led by scientists at the American Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn College, and the Catalan...

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Magnetic fields to be used to explore submerged civilisations

Magnetic fields could provide the key to understanding submerged...

Mesolithic child buried with bird feathers, plant fibres and fur unearthed in eastern Finland

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Excavations at Ovriokastron on Greek island of Lesvos yield new finds

Important new elements that shed light on aspects of habitation...

Gut microbes and humans on a joint evolutionary journey

The human gut microbiome is composed of thousands of...

Discovery of bronzes rewrites Italy’s Etruscan-Roman history

Italian authorities on Tuesday announced the extraordinary discovery of...

Neanderthal extinction may have been caused by sex, not fighting

A new paper proposes that Homo sapiens may have...

Intact burial cave from time of Rameses II discovered on Israeli coast

Israeli archaeologists on Sunday announced the "once-in-a-lifetime" discovery of...

Gold from Troy, Poliochni and Ur all had same origin

The gold in objects from Troy, Poliochni – a...

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Byzantine swords unearthed at the Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem

During urban redevelopment work west of the Jaffa Gate, one of the seven main entrances to the Old City of Jerusalem, archaeologists stumbled upon an unexpected treasure. The Israel Antiquities Authority, led by archaeologist Aren Maeir, uncovered a complex of buildings dating from the...

New discovery in San Casciano: A marble Apollo emerges from the water

Following the awe-inspiring bronze findings, a monumental statue standing almost two meters tall, a marble copy of the Greek Praxiteles' original bronze, is the latest treasure unearthed from the mud and bubbling water of the San Casciano excavations. This extraordinary discovery is exclusively revealed...

Well-preserved mosaic featuring lions discovered in the ancient city of Prusias ad Hypium

Archaeologists have uncovered a mosaic with lion motifs during excavations in the ancient city of Prusias ad Hypium. Excavations continue in the ancient city of "Prusias on the Hypius River" or Prusias ad Hypium in the Conurālṗa region of the Düzce province in Turkey. It...

Significant discoveries made at the Claterna Archaeological Site in northern Italy

The archaeological investigations at the ancient Roman city of Claterna, covering only a tenth of the site's vast 18-hectare expanse, have yielded remarkable findings, according to statements by Undersecretary Lucia Borgonzoni. Describing it as the largest unstratified archaeological area in Northern Italy, Borgonzoni drew...

Radiocarbon dating meets Egyptology and Biblical accounts in the city of Gezer

New dates provide detailed insights into the timing of events in the ancient city of Gezer, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Lyndelle Webster of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and colleagues. Gezer is an ancient southern Levantine city, well known from Egyptian,...

The complex origins of viticulture in the Western Mediterranean

A study of grape seeds from the Middle Bronze Age, conducted by Italian, French, and British researchers, provides unprecedented information about the origins of domesticated vines and viticulture in Southern Italy. Published in the journal Scientific Reports, the study demonstrates the exploitation of domesticated...

Europe was not covered by dense forest before the arrival of modern humans

Textbooks on biology and forestry make it clear that large parts of Europe would naturally be covered by dense forests. The textbook narrative is that our ancestors felled the forests, drained the swamps and cultivated the heathland. In other words, they created the varied landscapes...

Archaeologists discover Roman wind chime decorated with ‘magical’ phallus in Serbia

Recent excavations in Viminacium have led to an extraordinary discovery. Archaeologists, just as they began researching the city, stumbled upon a unique object known as a tintinabulum, shaped like a winged phallus, serving as an amulet. "Just as the exploration of the civilian settlement (city)...

Monumental Bronze Age Meeting Hall discovered near tomb of legendary king in Germany

Archaeologists have debunked the notion that the Prignitz is a peripheral region, at least concerning the Bronze Age. It appears that the region was a center of power around the time of the legendary King Hinz, about 2800 years ago. This is supported by the...

Sculpted warrior face emerges at Chichén Itzá

During excavations funded by the Archaeological Zones Improvement Program (Promeza) at the Temple 6 of Maudslay, part of the Casa Colorada complex in Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, the sculpted face of a warrior has emerged. Adorned with a snake helmet with open jaws and a...

New research exposes early humans’ ecological versatility

The origins of human genus have long been associated with savannah and grassland environments of Africa.  Due to this association, it was thought that the first human dispersal into Eurasia followed grassy corridors leading from Africa to Asia and to Europe. This link between...

Unveiling a 2nd century AD complex in central Athens

As part of the "Reconstruction-Formation of Queen Olga Avenue in Athens" project, rescue excavations have brought to light a complex dating back to the 2nd century AD, featuring a colonnaded courtyard and multiple rooms. Specifically, in the northern part of the Temple of Olympieion...

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