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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ancient human relative, Australopithecus sediba, 'walked like a human, but climbed like an ape'

Ancient human relative, Australopithecus sediba, 'walked like a human, but climbed like an ape'

An international team of scientists from New York University, the University of the Witwatersrand and 15 other institutions announced in the...
Tectonic shift in Southern Ocean caused dramatic ancient cooling event

Tectonic shift in Southern Ocean caused dramatic ancient cooling event

New research has shed light on a sudden cooling event 34 million years ago, which contributed to formation of the Antarctic ice sheets. The ...
Rock-cut tomb beneath Hatshepsut temple in Luxor investgated

Rock-cut tomb beneath Hatshepsut temple in Luxor investgated

Polish researchers have been working at Hatshepsut's temple in Luxor since 1961, when Prof. Kazimierz Michałowski established the Polish...

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