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Britain’s dry summer reveals ancient sites

Britain’s dry summer reveals ancient sites

Previously hidden archaeological sites have emerged in fields across Britain after the hot, dry summer exposed new cropmarks, the Historic ...
Stolen 12th century Indian Buddha statue found in London

Stolen 12th century Indian Buddha statue found in London

A 12th century bronze Buddha statue stolen from an Indian museum 57 years ago has surfaced in London and is now being returned to the count...
Finds in Amarynthos confirm sanctuary belonged to Artemis

Finds in Amarynthos confirm sanctuary belonged to Artemis

Bronze and ceramic objects found this summer east of Amarynthos, on western Euboea, (Modern Greek Evia), confirmed that a large sanctuary e...
World's oldest cheese found in Egyptian tomb

World's oldest cheese found in Egyptian tomb

Aging usually improves the flavor of cheese, but that's not why some very old cheese discovered in an Egyptian tomb is drawing attentio...
Dating the ancient Minoan eruption of Thera using tree rings

Dating the ancient Minoan eruption of Thera using tree rings

New analyses that use tree rings could settle the long-standing debate about when the volcano Thera erupted by resolving discrepancies betw...
Prehistoric mummy reveals ancient Egyptian embalming ‘recipe’ was around for millennia

Prehistoric mummy reveals ancient Egyptian embalming ‘recipe’ was around for millennia

The ancient Egyptians developed sophisticated embalming treatments far earlier and across a wider geographical area than had been previousl...
Maya rituals unearthed

Maya rituals unearthed

Deep in the untamed lowlands, we search for artifacts buried under hundreds of years of sediment. We are excavating two ancient Maya sites ...
Unpublished Egyptian texts reveal new insights into ancient medicine

Unpublished Egyptian texts reveal new insights into ancient medicine

The University of Copenhagen in Denmark is home to a unique collection of Ancient Egyptian papyrus manuscripts. Instructions for a 3,50...
Origins and spread of Eurasian fruits traced to the ancient Silk Road

Origins and spread of Eurasian fruits traced to the ancient Silk Road

Studies of ancient preserved plant remains from a medieval archaeological site in the Pamir Mountains of Uzbekistan have shown that fruits,...
Study of ancient forefoot joints reveals bipedalism in hominins emerged early

Study of ancient forefoot joints reveals bipedalism in hominins emerged early

The feet of primates function as grasping organs. But the adoption of bipedal locomotion – which reduces the ability to grasp – was a criti...

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