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Medieval burial discovered under car park in French city of Cherbourg

Medieval burial discovered under car park in French city of Cherbourg

A grave containing a well-preserved skeleton dating from the 11th century has been discovered under a car park at Notre-Dame de Cherbourg (...
Studies strengthen case for abrupt end of Malta’s Neolithic culture

Studies strengthen case for abrupt end of Malta’s Neolithic culture

A recent study by leading archaeologists suggests that the decline of the Neolithic civilisation in Malta was unexpected and preceded by “i...
New evidence suggests humans may have arrived in Australia 50,000 years earlier than first thought

New evidence suggests humans may have arrived in Australia 50,000 years earlier than first thought

New evidence discovered by a team of scientists in south-western Victoria suggests people may have been living in Australia 120,000 years a...
Roman cemetery found on tram extension route in Strasbourg

Roman cemetery found on tram extension route in Strasbourg

A previously unknown Roman cemetery has been discovered by archaeologists in northeastern France. Credit: A. Ferat/20 Minutes Scien...
Fourth-century fountain unearthed during construction of Thessaloniki metro to return to public view

Fourth-century fountain unearthed during construction of Thessaloniki metro to return to public view

An enormous public fountain from late antiquity – one of the most impressive finds during excavations in 2018 for the construction of the T...
Viking long house located by satellite in Denmark

Viking long house located by satellite in Denmark

For some time now archaeologists have used aerial photographs to pinpoint signs of settlements and ancient field systems. Recently, satelli...
Artificial intelligence for the study of sites

Artificial intelligence for the study of sites

An experimental study led by researcher Abel Moclán, from the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), has just...
Germany pledges to speed return of colonial-era loot

Germany pledges to speed return of colonial-era loot

Germany has agreed to speed up the return of human remains and artwork from former African colonies where the country carried out brutal ma...
Rare 17th-century silver coins discovered in Denmark

Rare 17th-century silver coins discovered in Denmark

A treasure trove of 25 silver coins has been discovered in a field near the town of Slagelse. The coins, from an antiquated designation of ...
Neanderthal flint knapping site discovered in the southern Poland

Neanderthal flint knapping site discovered in the southern Poland

Researchers discovered a Neanderthal flint knapping site in Pietraszyno (Silesia). According to scientists, it is the first such large knap...
Rare inscription in Greek uncovered in archaeological excavations in the Negev

Rare inscription in Greek uncovered in archaeological excavations in the Negev

A 1700-year old stone bearing a Greek inscription referring to the name of the city of Elusa (Hebrew: Halutza) has been discovered in archa...

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