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Mass grave with headless skeletons found in 7000-year-old settlement trench

During last year’s excavation in Vráble, Slovakia, archaeologists from the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1266 of Kiel University (CAU) and the Archaeological Institute of...

Drought encouraged Attila’s Huns to attack the Roman empire, tree rings suggest

Hunnic peoples migrated westward across Eurasia, switched between farming and herding, and became violent raiders in response to severe drought in the Danube frontier...

Neolithic mass grave found in Slovakia

A Slovak-German team of archaeologists researching one of the largest Central European Stone Age settlements in Vráble have unearthed the remains of three dozen...

Traces of Alpine ibex hunters found in Slovakian cave

Traces of Alpine ibex hunters from several thousand years ago have been discovered in the Belianske Tatras in Slovakia. Based on isotope analyses, the joint...

Origins of the Avars elucidated with ancient DNA

Less known than Attila's Huns, the Avars were their more successful successors. They ruled much of Central and Eastern Europe for almost 250 years....

Trove of Late Bronze Age jewellery discovered in Slovakia

Twelve bronze objects from the Late Bronze Age have been unearthed by archaeologist Juraj Malec from the Trenčín Museum in cooperation with the Hradiská...