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Existence of Roman-Jewish ‘friendship’ tablet proven by historian

An independent historian from the small northern Negev city of Arad has turned the world of historical research upside down with controversial new research published in a Danish journal. Excavations...

Egypt’s Zahi Hawass calls it quits

The celebrated head of the Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, Zahi Hawass, has resigned. The man responsible...

Scientists use DNA to unravel relationship between plants and insects

Studying the relationship between plants and the insects that feed on them is an arduous task, as it...

Archaeologists and chemists trace diets of ancient Britain

The change by our ancestors from hunter-gathers to farmers is one of the most intensively researched aspects of...

Clock ticks for Madagascar’s lemurs

Immortalised in the hit cartoon "Madagascar", real-life lemurs face extinction within 20 years short of drastic action to...

Construction workers find Byzantine sarcophagus lid in northeastern Turkey

Workers renovating the power distribution unit in Turkey's northeastern Gümüşhane (Greek Argyròpolis) province discovered a 1,407-year-old Byzantine sarcophagus cover, assumed to belong to a...

Byzantine shipwreck found off coast of Sicily

The wreck of a Byzantine ship has been found on the sea bed at a depth of 3 metres, buried by about 2 metres...

Archaeologists excavate ancient horses and chariots in Central China

Archaeologists in central China's Henan Province have excavated a 2,400-year-old pit containing horses and chariots beside a tomb possibly belonging to a lord. Archaeologists work...

Lebanon battles to get its treasures back

The Temple of Eshmun is the best-preserved Phoenician site in Lebanon. Located close to the southern city of Sidon, the temple was dedicated to...

‘Torbrex Tam’ skeleton found in Scotland was 4000 year old Bronze Age farmer

Human bones uncovered in Stirling in the late 19th century have been identified as being more than 4000 years old, making ‘Torbrex Tam’ the...

Excavations at ancient Tenea completed

The systematic archaeological research of Ancient Tenea in Chiliomodi, Corinthia by the Directorate General of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage was completed on October 10,...
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