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5,000 year old tombs unearthed in China's Jiangsu

An ancient cultural site dating back more than 5,000 years ago was found by experts from the Nanjing Museum following a three month excavation at the Zhao village archaeological site in Suqian city of Jiangsu province. Archaeologists from the Nanjin...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

25 ancient tombs unearthed in China's Guangzhou

Twenty-five tombs spanning from Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC) to Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) were found during an excavation at Xintang county in Guangzhou of Guangdong province. Twenty-five tombs spanning from Shang Dynasty to Ming Dynasty are found du...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Archaeologists discover unknown ancient city in Greece

An international research team at the Department of Historical Studies, University of Gothenburg, is exploring the remains of an ancient city in central Greece. The results can change the view of an area that traditionally has been considered a backw...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Roman statue stolen from Mussolini is returning to Italy

A rare Roman statue swiped from Italian dictator Benito Mussolini’s former home is headed back to Italy after more than three decades. The Torlonia Peplophoros statue [Credit: Corriere Della Sera]The marble sculpture of a limbless woman in a shrou...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Pakistan's Khyber rediscovered as rich archaeological area

For the first time Khyber Agency may be put on the world’s map for its archaeological richness as a survey team is thrilled to have found prehistoric rock carvings in this tribal region. The ongoing survey has documented many pre-history archaeolo...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

'Lost ancient city' discovered 200 years ago say Greek archaeologists

Responding to press articles about the discovery of a 'lost' ancient city in the Vlochos area of Thessaly, archaeologists working on the Vlochos Archaeological Project (VLAP) on Tuesday posted an press release clarifying that the remains in the area...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Lost 'sensual' drawing by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci discovered in France

A lost drawing by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered in the papers of a French provincial doctor, a Paris auction house said Tuesday. A member of Paris auctioneer Tajan displays a previously undiscovered drawing by Leonard...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Crimea treasures must be returned to Ukraine: Dutch court

A Dutch court ruled Wednesday that priceless Crimean art treasures loaned to an Amsterdam museum shortly before Russia annexed the peninsula in 2014 should go back to Ukraine. A Dutch court has ruled that a priceless collection of gold artefacts fr...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Αντικύθηρα και «δεσμώτες του Φαλήρου» στις σπουδαιότερες ανακαλύψεις

by Erroso on Dec 14, 2016

Hadrian's News in Brief

Any archaeologist will tell you that dealing with press is always fun; you may get all the right words—but not necessarily in the right order, so I am reasonably happy with results of a recent press briefing to my local paper,  The Hexham Cour...

Activist ethnoarchaeology?

I just read a bizarre paper, "Occupy Archaeology! Towards an Activist Ethnoarchaeology of Occupy Denver" by Crystal Simms and Julien Riel-Slavatore in the SAA Archaeological Record (May 2016, pp. 33-39). I am interested in the campsites of the occupy...
by Publishing Archaeology on Sep 4, 2016

Early warning signs that foretell imminent societal collapse – new study

inhabitat.comA research paper published earlier this summer has scientists around the world in a frenzy, as it claims that archaeological information can be used to determine when a civilization is approaching collapse.Researchers from the University...
by INFRAKSHUN on Sep 3, 2016

Are these Mexican pyramid the largest one in the World?

Pyramid of Giza is often a topic of conversation, but it does not mean it was the largest in the world. The Great Pyramid of Cholula which has the title as the world's largest pyramid. The pyramid is a temple relic of the ancient Aztec in Puepla, Mex...
by Trussty Jasmine on Sep 1, 2016

Finite Gods

Just how many gods are there, anyway? Well, that’s not really a fair question. For one thing, do I mean “real gods” or gods that people believe in? Do I mean “believe in” or made up? Do I mean “made … Continue reading →...

What was the oldest pyramid in the World?

The discovery of the tomb in the pyramid-shaped in the region of Sary-Arka, near the city of Karaganda, Kazakhstan was viral in various online media some time ago. Rumors said that this pyramid is the oldest pyramid in the world, but archeologists de...
by Trussty Jasmine on Aug 30, 2016

-Archaeology: First Century Synagogue Ruins Confirm New Testament Accounts

The discovery of a rural synagogue in Galilee dating from the 1st century lends support for the New Testament accounts of Jesus teaching in synagogues. For years scholars have doubted those accounts since it was hard to believe that a Jewish rabbi wo...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Aug 23, 2016

Foiled Again

Few things travel as well as curses. Or so it seems in a news report from Serbia. Archaeologists in Kostolac, according to The Guardian, have excavated skeletons nearly two millennia old. That’s not news, since people have been dying as … Con...

-Archaeology: First Century Synagogue Ruins Confirm New Testament Accounts

The discovery of a rural synagogue in Galilee dating from the 1st century lends support for the New Testament accounts of Jesus teaching in synagogues. For years scholars have doubted those accounts since it was hard to believe that a Jewish rabbi wo...
by APOLOGETICA on Aug 23, 2016

Zonda might look like this, if was born in late of '60s

It is very interesting when talking about the design of a supercar. After Turkish designer Oguz Sipahioglu wowed us with his vision of a Pagani Zonda built in the 1980s, now he brought us to see these Italian supercar further back in past time.This w...
by Trussty Jasmine on Aug 23, 2016

3,000 year old glazed bricks discovered in Iran’s Sardasht

Reza Heidari, the head of the fifth season of archaeological excavations in Rabat hill, said that his team has unearthed ancient pottery, architectural remnants and glazed bricks in the site. Mannaean glazed bricks discovered in Iran’s Sardasht [C...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016


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