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Precious Metals and the Rise of two Macedonian ‘Greats’

In just 23 years Philip II of Macedon led his kingdom from a small, threatened entity in northern Greece to leadership of the first land empire in Europe. Then,...

Argentine palaeontologists discover giant prehistoric condor in Buenos Aires

The team of the Paleontological Museum of San Pedro found an extinct condor that exceeded 3.50 meters in...

Evidence of Sangam Age settlement unearthed at Nangur, Tamil Nadu

Evidence indicating the existence of human settlement dating back to the Sangam Age was unearthed at Nangur village...

Microscope helps with dinosaur puzzle

Fossil sites sometimes resemble a living room table on which half a dozen different jigsaw puzzles have been...

Researcher unearths an ice age in the African desert

A field trip to Namibia to study volcanic rocks led to an unexpected discovery by West Virginia University...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rediscovery of the Ancient Basilica of Ostia

In the outskirts of the archaeological excavations of Ostia Antica, the basilica of Saints Peter, Paul, and John the Baptist has emerged. After thirty...
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