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Results of the 2021 Kition-Pampoula excavations

Results of the 2021 Kition-Pampoula excavations

The Department of Antiquities, of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works has announced the completion of the 2021 archaeologica...
What was asphalt doing on a 9,000-year-old skull?

What was asphalt doing on a 9,000-year-old skull?

The Judean Desert is a unique time capsule for archaeologists: thanks to the arid conditions that prevail there, its caves preserve ancient ...
Oldest known drinking straws identified

Oldest known drinking straws identified

Archaeologists have identified the oldest surviving drinking straws. The long silver and gold tubes are over 5,000 years old and were likely...
Muscular study provides new information about how the largest dinosaurs moved and evolved

Muscular study provides new information about how the largest dinosaurs moved and evolved

New research led by the University of Bristol has revealed how giant 50-tonne sauropod dinosaurs, like Diplodocus, evolved from much smaller...
Tracing the origins of plants in ancient West African cuisine

Tracing the origins of plants in ancient West African cuisine

A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, in co-operation with colleagues from Goethe University, Frankfurt, has uncovered the...
Graeco-Roman tomb with 20 mummies discovered in Aswan

Graeco-Roman tomb with 20 mummies discovered in Aswan

A very large and previously unknown family tomb has been discovered and excavated in Aswan, Egypt, by the Egyptian-Italian Mission at West A...
Cosmic rays to shed light on tomb guarded by the Terracotta Army

Cosmic rays to shed light on tomb guarded by the Terracotta Army

For more than 2,000 years, the secret of the mausoleum of the first Chinese emperor Qin Shihuang was guarded by his terracotta army. Thanks ...
Artifacts found in Japan thought to be prototypes of ninja weapons

Artifacts found in Japan thought to be prototypes of ninja weapons

Artifacts labeled as “groundbreaking discoveries” from the ruins of structures associated with warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s Siege of Odawara...
Discoveries at Tarquinia: the Gemina Tomb and its grave goods

Discoveries at Tarquinia: the Gemina Tomb and its grave goods

Last autumn, an emergency excavation campaign carried out by the Superintendence brought to light a nucleus of ten Etruscan burials, datable...

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