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18th Dynasty shaft tomb discovered in Gebel el-Silsila

18th Dynasty shaft tomb discovered in Gebel el-Silsila

The Swedish-Egyptian mission at Gebel el-Silsila, Aswan Region, led by Dr. Maria Nilsson and John Ward (Lund University), under the supervi...
Neanderthal genes influence brain development of modern humans

Neanderthal genes influence brain development of modern humans

A characteristic feature of modern humans is the unusually round skull and brain, in contrast to the elongated shape seen in other human sp...
Research team discovers oldest known plant virus at ancient settlement

Research team discovers oldest known plant virus at ancient settlement

Researchers studying ancient corncobs found at a Native American archaeological site have recovered a 1,000-year-old virus, the oldest plan...
Pollen dispersal in traditional processing of buckwheat

Pollen dispersal in traditional processing of buckwheat

Interpreting the source and significance of crop pollen in archaeological sites has always been a key issue in environmental and agricultur...
2018 excavations at Katalymata ton Plakoton on west coastline of Akrotiri Peninsula concluded

2018 excavations at Katalymata ton Plakoton on west coastline of Akrotiri Peninsula concluded

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Communications and Works announced the end of the 12th excavation season at the site of Katalyma...
Cattle pulled loads 2,000 years earlier than previously thought

Cattle pulled loads 2,000 years earlier than previously thought

In the study, published in Antiquity , archaeologists discovered that the bones in the feet of Neolithic cattle demonstrated distinctive we...
New techniques better determine how ancient viral DNA influences human genes

New techniques better determine how ancient viral DNA influences human genes

New laboratory techniques can identify which of our genes are influenced by DNA snippets that are left behind in our genetic code by viruse...
3D-printed reconstructions provide clues to ancient Bolivian site

3D-printed reconstructions provide clues to ancient Bolivian site

Part of the ancient archaeological site of Tiwanaku, Bolivia, believed by Incans to be where the world was created has been reconstructed u...
Scientists overhaul corn domestication story with multidisciplinary analysis

Scientists overhaul corn domestication story with multidisciplinary analysis

Smithsonian scientists and collaborators are revising the history of one of the world's most important crops. Drawing on genetic and ar...
Earliest discovery of clove and pepper from ancient south Asia

Earliest discovery of clove and pepper from ancient south Asia

Sri Lanka has been at the centre of the spice trade for millennia and is today one of the biggest suppliers of clove to Europe, where it ha...

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