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Archaeologists find 800-year old mummy in Peru

Archaeologists find 800-year old mummy in Peru

A team of experts has found a mummy estimated to be at least 800 years old on Peru's central coast, one of the archaeologists who partic...
Earliest evidence of humans decorating jewellery in Eurasia

Earliest evidence of humans decorating jewellery in Eurasia

A new multidisciplinary study by an international team reports the discovery of an ivory pendant decorated with a pattern of at least 50 pun...
Extraordinary Roman mosaic and villa discovered beneath farmer's field in Rutland, UK

Extraordinary Roman mosaic and villa discovered beneath farmer's field in Rutland, UK

Archaeologists have unearthed the first Roman mosaic of its kind in the UK. Today (Thursday 25th November 2021), the rare Roman mosaic and s...
Collapse of ancient Liangzhu culture caused by climate change

Collapse of ancient Liangzhu culture caused by climate change

Referred to as China's Venice of the Stone Age, the Liangzhu excavation site in eastern China is considered one of the most significant ...
The mysterious symbols found carved in Qatar's deserts

The mysterious symbols found carved in Qatar's deserts

Some shoot out of the soft rock like reptiles bathing in the sun. Others are mysterious depressions resembling an ancient board game played ...
Boris Johnson: Parthenon marbles should never have been removed, but...

Boris Johnson: Parthenon marbles should never have been removed, but...

Boris Johnson believed in 2012 that the Parthenon sculptures should “never have been removed from the Acropolis,” and admitted that ideally ...
Archaeologists unearth ancient urn burials for children in north China

Archaeologists unearth ancient urn burials for children in north China

Archaeologists have excavated tombs of urn burial with 128 children's remains near the ruins of an ancient city of the Han Dynasty (202 ...
Met returns three artworks looted under British colonial rule to Nigeria

Met returns three artworks looted under British colonial rule to Nigeria

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday officially returned three works of art to Nigeria that were looted in the 19th century, ...
Roman soldier's cavalry face mask found at Hadrianopolis in Paphlagonia

Roman soldier's cavalry face mask found at Hadrianopolis in Paphlagonia

An iron face mask that would have been worn by an accomplished member of the Roman cavalry some 1,800 years ago has been unearthed in northe...
Hunter-gatherers settled in southern Iranian island, new evidence suggests

Hunter-gatherers settled in southern Iranian island, new evidence suggests

An archaeological investigation on Hormuz Island has found evidence that suggests a community of hunter-gatherers settled in the southern so...
Prehistoric mums may have cared for kids better than we thought

Prehistoric mums may have cared for kids better than we thought

A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has revealed the death rate of babies in ancient societies is not a reflection of ...

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