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2018 excavations of the South Palaestra in Eretria, Greece

2018 excavations of the South Palaestra in Eretria, Greece

From August 23 to September 7, 2018, the Swiss Archaeological School in Greece conducted excavations at the South Palaestra of Eretria unde...
Charcoal inscription points to date change for Pompeii eruption

Charcoal inscription points to date change for Pompeii eruption

The volcanic eruption that destroyed the ancient Roman city of Pompeii probably took place two months later than previously thought, Italia...
World Heritage Sites threatened by rising sea levels

World Heritage Sites threatened by rising sea levels

In the Mediterranean region, there are numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites in low-lying coastal areas. These include, for example, the Ven...
Keezhadi excavation: How an ancient civilisation is being unearthed in Tamil Nadu

Keezhadi excavation: How an ancient civilisation is being unearthed in Tamil Nadu

In 2013-2014, the Archaeological Survey of India had set out to explore the regions along the banks of river Vaigai in Tamil Nadu. Theni, D...
Japanese feudal jug found to contain 260,000 coins

Japanese feudal jug found to contain 260,000 coins

A study using X-ray imaging confirmed that a ceramic jug unearthed late last year contains more than 260,000 feudal coins, weighs more than...
Scientists found common genes in different peoples of the Ural language family

Scientists found common genes in different peoples of the Ural language family

The genetic diversity of peoples of the Ural language family living in Europe and Siberia are strongly influenced by a geography. However, ...
Parasites from medieval latrines unlock secrets of human history

Parasites from medieval latrines unlock secrets of human history

A radical new approach combining archaeology, genetics and microscopy can reveal long-forgotten secrets of human diet, sanitation and movem...
Extensive trade in fish between Egypt and Canaan 3,500 years ago

Extensive trade in fish between Egypt and Canaan 3,500 years ago

Some 3,500 years ago, there was already a brisk trade in fish on the shores of the southeastern Mediterranean Sea. This conclusion follows ...
Georadar detects a Viking ship in Norway

Georadar detects a Viking ship in Norway

Archaeologists armed with a motorized high resolution georadar have found a Viking ship and a large number of burial mounds and longhouses ...

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