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Update on the Asclepeion dig at Epidaurus

Update on the Asclepeion dig at Epidaurus

Culture Minister Lina Mendoni on Thursday visited the archaeological site at the Epidaurus Asclepeion to be briefed on the progress of rece...
Stolen 9th century Shiva statue returns to India from London

Stolen 9th century Shiva statue returns to India from London

For the past few years, the Government of India has been giving renewed impetus to protecting India’s cultural heritage and showcasing it t...
Gold diadem found in Roman-era sarcophagus in Izmir

Gold diadem found in Roman-era sarcophagus in Izmir

A rescue excavation carried out on a construction site in the Alsancak district of the Turkish province of İzmir (Greek Smyrna) after workm...
Hundreds of arrowheads and crossbow bolts found in Polish forest

Hundreds of arrowheads and crossbow bolts found in Polish forest

Hundreds of arrowheads and crossbow bolts thought to have come from Casimir the Great’s 1340 attack on the lands of Galicia which as a resu...
Ancient bronze chariot restored in China's Shaanxi

Ancient bronze chariot restored in China's Shaanxi

A bronze chariot, dating from the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-771 BC), has been restored by cultural-relics protection workers in a project ...
Scientists unlock the secret of the Stonehenge stones

Scientists unlock the secret of the Stonehenge stones

Scientists have unravelled the centuries old mystery of where the sarsen stones used to build Stonehenge came from. Stonehenge in the W...
Italy's Neanderthal caves reveal fluctuations in Mediterranean sea level

Italy's Neanderthal caves reveal fluctuations in Mediterranean sea level

The sea level fluctuations in the Tyrrhenian period and the presence of Neanderthal Man in the caves of Circeo and Gaeta: the results of th...
Inscribed Roman stone monument found in Serbia stolen after 24 hours

Inscribed Roman stone monument found in Serbia stolen after 24 hours

The National Museum in Belgrade has reported the theft of a recently discovered Roman stone slab with an engraved text in Latin. Credit...
Accelerated bone deterioration in last 70 years at famous Scandinavian Mesolithic peat bog

Accelerated bone deterioration in last 70 years at famous Scandinavian Mesolithic peat bog

Alarming results from a 2019 survey of well-known archaeological site Ageröd reveal drastic bone and organic matter deterioration since the...
New archaeological sites discovered at Gona, Ethiopia

New archaeological sites discovered at Gona, Ethiopia

This year Sileshi Semaw, archaeologist at the Centro Nacional de Investigacion sobre la Evolucion humana (CENIEH), has led a new field surv...
Study sheds light on the evolution of the earliest dinosaurs

Study sheds light on the evolution of the earliest dinosaurs

The classic dinosaur family tree has two subdivisions of early dinosaurs at its base: the Ornithischians, or bird-hipped dinosaurs, which i...
A plunge in incoming sunlight may have triggered 'snowball earths'

A plunge in incoming sunlight may have triggered 'snowball earths'

At least twice in Earth's history, nearly the entire planet was encased in a sheet of snow and ice. These dramatic "Snowball Earth...

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