Archaeology

86 Roman era skeletons discovered under a North Wales college

Some of the skeletons found in an ancient graveyard on Anglesey date back to the 4th Century, experts have said. Tests showed some of the people buried up to 1,600...

Explorers say pirate Captain Kidd’s treasure found in Madagascar

A team of American explorers on Thursday claimed to have discovered silver treasure from the infamous 17th-century Scottish...

New research reveals earliest directly dated rock paintings from southern Africa

Scientists have pioneered a technique to directly date prehistoric rock paintings in southern Africa, which reveals dates much...

Danish archaeologists find mysterious well

Danish archaeologists have discovered a mysterious New Stone Age construction near the town of Aars in northeastern Jutland. The...

Russian divers discover ancient Roman port off Syrian coast

An ancient port believed to date back to the Roman-era has been discovered off the Syrian coast of...

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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