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900-year-old crusader sword found on seabed off Israel’s coast

900-year-old crusader sword found on seabed off Israel’s coast

Atlit resident Shlomi Katzin was scuba diving last Saturday (16 October 2021) off the Carmel coast, when he was amazed to discover ancient a...
Prehistoric habitation layer unearthed in Greek city of Ioannina

Prehistoric habitation layer unearthed in Greek city of Ioannina

A prehistoric layer of habitation was unearthed at Ioannina, while work was being conducted  on the “Stavros Niarchos Street”, near the latt...
Church of 'first Christian community' discovered in ancient city of Priene

Church of 'first Christian community' discovered in ancient city of Priene

A church dating back to 1,600 years ago was discovered in the ancient Greek city of Priene that is included in the UNESCO Tentative List an...
New skeleton find could reveal more about Vesuvius eruption

New skeleton find could reveal more about Vesuvius eruption

A skeleton discovered in the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum, destroyed along with nearby Pompeii by Mount Vesuvius’ eruption nearly 2,000...
Only one in four Western Roman emperors died of natural causes

Only one in four Western Roman emperors died of natural causes

The Roman Empire was ruled by 175 men, from Augustus (63 BCE-19 CE) to Constantine XI (1405-53), including the Eastern or Byzantine Empire a...
Completion of the 2021 fieldwork season at Erimi-Laonin tou Porakou

Completion of the 2021 fieldwork season at Erimi-Laonin tou Porakou

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works has announced the completion of the 2021 fieldwork season of ...
Plant-eating lizards on the cusp of tooth evolution

Plant-eating lizards on the cusp of tooth evolution

Researchers at the Universities of Helsinki and Lyon and the Geological Survey of Finland found that complex teeth, a hallmark of mammals, a...
Early modern humans from Southeast Asia adapted to a rainforest environment

Early modern humans from Southeast Asia adapted to a rainforest environment

Although there has been evidence of our species living in rainforest regions in Southeast Asia from at least 70,000 years ago, the poor pres...
By 2500 earth could be alien to humans

By 2500 earth could be alien to humans

To fully grasp and plan for climate impacts under any scenario, researchers and policymakers must look well beyond the 2100 benchmark. Unles...
People in present-day Austria drank beer and ate blue cheese up to 2,700 years ago

People in present-day Austria drank beer and ate blue cheese up to 2,700 years ago

Human feces don't usually stick around for long -- and certainly not for thousands of years. But exceptions to this general rule are fou...
Popular theory of Native American origins debunked by genetics and skeletal biology

Popular theory of Native American origins debunked by genetics and skeletal biology

A widely accepted theory of Native American origins coming from Japan has been attacked in a new scientific study, which shows that the gene...
DNA reveals how ice ages affected African rainforests

DNA reveals how ice ages affected African rainforests

Today, rainforest covers much of Central Africa, but scarce fossil records suggest ice ages may have caused the forest to shrink and fragmen...
Roman-era marble head found off Western Greek coast

Roman-era marble head found off Western Greek coast

The head of a statue dating back to Roman times was pulled out of the sea near Preveza, western Greece, according to an announcement by the ...

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