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New methods for ancient texts

Magical texts of the Ancient Near East, Egypt and neighbouring regions are the focus of a new research group at the University of WĆ¼rzburg....

Project to examine fortress community resilience in the transition from the Bronze to Iron Age

A Cranfield University-led project excavating a fortress site in southern Georgia aims to uncover why communities in this area were more resilient than in...

Legio X Fretensis was stationed at Apsaros in Colchis

In the early 2nd century CE, soldiers from Legio X Fretensis, known for their bloody suppression of Jewish uprisings, were also stationed on the...

Shell beads discovery sheds light on Stone Age seafaring

Stone Age humans may have made extended maritime voyages on the Caspian Sea, according to a new study published in the journalĀ Open Archaeology. The research...

Polish-Armenian team discovers 3,200-year-old ā€˜golden tombā€™

A Polish-Armenian team of archaeologists have uncovered a ā€˜golden tombā€™ during excavations in Metsamor, Armenia. The team were exploring a grave of two people, probably...

Tree rings reveal 400 years of rainfall patternsĀ in Pakistan and Afghanistan

From June to October 2022, Pakistan was hit by devastating floods that displaced more than 30 million people and caused damages amounting to around...