Archaeology

world's oldest runestone

World’s Oldest Runestone May Bear Woman’s Name

Archaeologists found the oldest-ever recorded runestone at a burial...
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A Restored House Reveals The Wealth — And Lust — Of Doomed Pompeii

A restored and reopened Pompeii residence showcases the wealth...
A newly born gray whale calf is pushed to the surface to breathe by its mother

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pantheon roman concrete

Revealed: Why Ancient Roman Concrete Was So Tough

“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.” As tired...
A painting in the Lascaux Cave, France.

A ‘Person Off The Street’ Solves Mystery Of Ice Age Drawings

If you're feeling a warm sense of satisfaction over...
hunter-gatherers used pottery

Pottery Pre-Dates Agriculture in Eurasia, Groundbreaking Study Finds

What uniquely human staple pre-dates the social conventions of...
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Nazca Lines Searchers Discover 100+ New Figures

Earlier this month, a research team at Peru’s Nazca...
Archaeologists digging a trench around the shipwreck to get a closer look.

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Ancient Body, Signs of Gold Unearthed Near Stonehenge

A goldsmith's body found near Stonehenge had more treasure...
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UK Archaeologists Discover “Richest of its Kind” Medieval Necklace

Archeologists working in the small English village of Harpole,...
An image of “Yori Pass” taken by one of the Hazard-Avoidance Cameras on NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover on Nov. 5, 2022

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Gold Coin Pre-Dating First English Explorers Found on Newfoundland Beach

Sometimes a single discovery can completely rewrite history. That might...
The Ötzi mummy

Ötzi: Shedding Light on Archaeology’s Most Famous Frozen Mummy

A new paper by archeologists from the Oppland County...
monastery

Christian Monastery Pre-Dating Islam Found on Arabian Peninsula

Archaeologists just discovered an ancient Christian monastery that may...
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In Southern Iraq, Drone Reveals Mesopotamia’s ‘Venice’

From a young age, many of us learned about...
neanderthal family

Remains of Neanderthal Family Discovered in Siberian Cave

We know more about giant dinosaurs from 165 million...
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Niger Expedition Finds Lost World of African Dinosaurs — And Ancient Humans

Paleontologist Paul Sereno has big plans this year. Now 64,...
Aerial photo of child sacrifice remains.

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Archaeologists Recover 3,000-Year-Old Canoe From Wisconsin Lake

Maritime archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS) got...
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Europe’s Roundels: a 7,000-Year-Old Architectural Mystery

A recent discovery in the Czech Republic may shed...
Nefertiti's bust

Find of the Century: Queen Nefertiti’s Long-Lost Tomb Discovered

Archaeologist and former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs...
israel crypt

Crypt From Time of Ramses II Found in Israel

Ramses II ruled as Pharaoh of Egypt during the...

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