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British Museum Trustee favoured return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece in the 1940s

British Museum Trustee favoured return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece in the 1940s

Kenneth Clark, a famous British art historian and Trustee of the British Museum, was in favour of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Gr...
New finds from underwater research on Greek island of Salamis

New finds from underwater research on Greek island of Salamis

For the third year running, underwater interdisciplinary research was conducted in June and July 2018 in the area of the Kynosoura peninsul...
Excavations at Jordan's Pella unearth trove of ‘exceptional’ artefacts

Excavations at Jordan's Pella unearth trove of ‘exceptional’ artefacts

The latest excavations of ancient Pella (modern Tabaqat Fahl) in the Jordan Valley uncovered beautiful art tools from a large stone buildin...
3,000-year-old Saka settlement discovered in Kazakhstan

3,000-year-old Saka settlement discovered in Kazakhstan

At the start of the 2019 archaeological season, Kazakhstani researcher Zeynolla Samashev discovered an ancient Saka settlement of the final...
8,000-year-old petroglyphs found in earth's largest meteor crater

8,000-year-old petroglyphs found in earth's largest meteor crater

Leading South African scientists from the University of the Free State are about to undertake research into the destruction caused by a hug...
New statistical formulas for assigning sex to human fossils

New statistical formulas for assigning sex to human fossils

Adrian Pablos, a scientist at the Centro Nacional de Investigacion sobre la Evolucion Humana (CENIEH), is a co-author of a recent publicati...
Medieval leather fragment decorated with dragon found in York

Medieval leather fragment decorated with dragon found in York

Engineers from Northern Powergrid have unearthed a highly decorated fragment of leather in York, thought to be from medieval times. Cre...
300-year-old musket ball and mortar shell discovered at site of 18th century Jacobite battle

300-year-old musket ball and mortar shell discovered at site of 18th century Jacobite battle

A team of archaeologists working at the scene of Scotland’s ‘forgotten’ Jacobite rising have uncovered the first historic remains of the de...
First archaeological artefacts found during search for lost prehistoric settlements in North Sea

First archaeological artefacts found during search for lost prehistoric settlements in North Sea

During May 2019, an 11-day expedition by European scientists from Belgium and Britain was undertaken to explore three sites of potential ge...
Parts of new Doric monument found at Paestum

Parts of new Doric monument found at Paestum

Removing what had become over the years a real jungle that covered the western side of the walls of Paestum, the archaeologists of the Arch...
New 'king' of fossils discovered in Australia

New 'king' of fossils discovered in Australia

Fossils of a giant new species from the long-extinct group of sea creatures called trilobites have been found on Kangaroo Island, South Aus...
Organisms aim to maximise inclusive fitness in order to pass genes to the next generation

Organisms aim to maximise inclusive fitness in order to pass genes to the next generation

New research might change our answer to the question: what goal are plants and animals adapted to achieve? Natural history documentaries ma...

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