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Roman-era figurine of griffin unearthed in Emirate of Sharjah

Roman-era figurine of griffin unearthed in Emirate of Sharjah

The Sharjah Archaeology Authority (SAA) has announced the discovery of a bronze statuette of a griffin - a mythical creature with eagle wing...
Norwegian archaeologists find late Iron Age longhouses

Norwegian archaeologists find late Iron Age longhouses

Norwegian archaeologists said Monday they have found a cluster of longhouses, including one of the largest in Scandinavia, using ground-pene...
Two 2,500-year-old tombs discovered in Upper Egypt

Two 2,500-year-old tombs discovered in Upper Egypt

Archaeologists have unearthed two 26th Dynasty tombs with human remains with golden tongues at El-Bahnasa (Oxyrhynchus) archaeological site ...
Spanish authorities recover over 400 looted artefacts

Spanish authorities recover over 400 looted artefacts

Thanks to social media, the Spanish National Police recovered over 400 looted archaeological pieces spanning several historical periods and ...
Dinosaur trove in Italy rewrites the history, geography, and evolution of the ancient Mediterranean area

Dinosaur trove in Italy rewrites the history, geography, and evolution of the ancient Mediterranean area

Italy is not exactly renown for dinosaurs. In comparison to its excellent artistic and archaeological heritage, dinosaur fossils are very ra...
Volcanic fertilization of the oceans drove severe mass extinction

Volcanic fertilization of the oceans drove severe mass extinction

Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered that two intense periods of volcanism triggered a period of global cooling and f...
New Zealand's extinct Haast's eagle feasted on moa guts

New Zealand's extinct Haast's eagle feasted on moa guts

New Zealand's extinct Haast's eagle (Hieraaetus moorei), the largest known eagle, gulped down viscera like a vulture and may even ha...
1600-year-old burial of woman found in eastern Denmark

1600-year-old burial of woman found in eastern Denmark

This summer, the archaeologists from the Kroppedal Museum found an approximately 1600-year-old grave very close to Kong Svend's Høj in S...
Byzantine steelyard weight found in Hadrianopolis

Byzantine steelyard weight found in Hadrianopolis

A 1,600-year-old steelyard weight has been discovered during the ongoing excavations in the ancient city of Hadrianopolis, located in the Es...
Italy to return fragment of the Parthenon frieze to Greece

Italy to return fragment of the Parthenon frieze to Greece

The return to Greece and the Acropolis Museum of a fragment of the Parthenon frieze from Italy is underway, via the process of long-term bor...

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