Tag: Central Asia

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New discoveries in the Roman fort in Gonio-Apsaros, Georgia

This autumn, the Polish-Georgian Gonio-Apsaros expedition completed the 10th season of excavations at the Roman fort of Apsaros, south of Batumi on the Black...

3,400-year-old pyramid discovered in Kazakhstan

A pyramid dating from the early Scythian-Saka period was discovered in the Karaganda region of Kazakhstan. The pyramid is situated on a hill overlooking...

New study on the origin of Bronze Age tin ingots recovered from Uluburun shipwreck

Archaeometallurgists have been debating the exact origin of tin used in the Bronze Age for 150 years. Bronze is an alloy of copper and...

How a massive North Atlantic cooling event disrupted early human occupation in Europe

A new study published in the journal Science by an international team finds that past changes in atmospheric CO2 and corresponding shifts in climate and vegetation played...

Tracking prehistoric relations with AI

Publishing in the international journal Antiquity, a team of archaeologists from seven countries led by Kiel University has presented the "Big Exchange" project, which uses...

Research group deciphers enigmatic Kushan script

The Kushan Empire in Central Asia was one of the most influential states of the ancient world. A research team at the University of...