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Mummification in Egypt 1,000 years older than thought

The ancient Egyptians were carrying out sophisticated mummifications of their dead 1,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to new evidence which could lead to a rewriting of the...

Black Sea’s ancient coast found – report

Bulgarian scientists have found the ancient shores of the Black Sea, currently deep beneath the waves, which they...

Metal detectorists unearth Viking gold

After hours of searching through the mud with metal detectors, treasure hunters Frank Pelle and Bent Gregersen made...

2018 excavations of the South Palaestra in Eretria, Greece

From August 23 to September 7, 2018, the Swiss Archaeological School in Greece conducted excavations at the South...

8,000-year-old village discovered in Abu Dhabi

The earliest known village in the UAE has been discovered by archaeologists in Abu Dhabi. Experts claimed the...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...
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