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The archaeologists excavating a 12-acre site in Indian Creek in Antigua have said new evidence uncovered in the region could be the key to correcting the “speculative and erroneous” age-old narrative handed down from early colonists. The reassessment of these accounts follows the work of researchers ...
In August 79 AD, a young child aged seven or eight fled through the streets of Pompeii amidst the chaos of the erupting Mount Vesuvius. Although he found shelter in the city's Central Baths, the child's efforts were in vain. The youth was eventually submerged in a pyroclastic flow—a mix of turbulent gas and ...

Once the archaeologists discovered the horse, Sandra Olsen, curator-in-charge at the Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum at the University of Kansas and a well-known ancient horse expert, was invited to Purdue to analyze the horse skeleton. Buzon coordinated the analysis between the team ...
Swedish archaeologists have found evidence of a 5th century massacre on the south-eastern island of Oland. In a paper published in the journal Antiquity, the team writes about the 1,500 year old attack at Sandby borg. Dozens of corpses have been found in the walled fort, their bodies left to rot where they ...
Archaeologists with the New Hampshire Department of Historical Resources say recent discoveries at Livermore Falls may reveal the site has human history stretching back to before its industrial days. "The Hollow" at Livermore Falls is known for its link to a 19th Century mill. But during fieldwork last ...
After a week excavating the home of a famed author, archaeologists with the National Park Service are leaving Cross Plains. The archaeologists began last Tuesday trying to find an underground storm cellar in the backyard of Robert E Howard's house, which they located, and Tuesday was the last day of digging, according ...

Archaeologists have discovered tools, ceramics and other objects that indicate evidence of a mysterious society who lived on Vietnam's islands ... The project was managed by Western Australian archaeologist, author and historian Bob Sheppard, who said the discovery was made by chance after one of ...
Today, the City Archaeologist directs the nationally accredited Alexandria Archaeology Museum, leads a small team of staff archaeologists and educators and a cadre of hundreds of community volunteers, and works with private archaeologists and developers to protect artifacts pursuant to the Alexandria ...
At some point, sweet potatoes crossed the Pacific. This much we know. As for the rest—How? When? Why?—we're just not sure. Or, to be more clear, some people are sure they're sure, and others disagree. Sweet potatoes have been at the center of a massive archaeological debate for many decades now ...
According to National Geographic, the analysis of satellite images was crowdsourced to volunteers using archaeologist Sarah Parcak's GlobalXplorer initiative, which looks for signs of looting or unknown archaeological sites. Researchers then visited the location and found decades-old signs of looting and ...
Archaeologists have found an untouched 3,600-year-old burial chamber that could offer some clues into the history of the ancient Canaanite city of Megiddo. According to a report from National Geographic, the tomb, which contains human remains, as well as gold and other artifacts, was found adjacent to ...
YORK BEACH, Maine — The mystery of the Short Sands Beach shipwreck is being pieced together by state and local archaeologists and historians — a centuries old vessel with secrets that are being uncovered using 21st century archaeological tools like 3D modeling. This focus comes as the skeleton of ...
Though it's hard to date the crayon itself, it was found in a layer of earth dating back to the 7th millennium BCE, according to a recent study by University of York archaeologists. Measuring less than an inch long, the piece of pigment is sharpened at one end, and its shape indicates that it was modified by a ...
Long before Madison residents started visiting coffee shops, restaurants and retail stores in the Dudgeon-Monroe neighborhood, the area's first residents, Native Americans, used what is now Monroe Street as their principal trail through the Four Lakes region. European settlers also used the corridor for ...
CHENGDU, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese archaeologists are studying a tooth extraction custom found in skeletons excavated from a 4,500-year-old tomb in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said Friday. Archaeologists discovered 116 human skeletons estimated to be around 4,500 ...
Archaeologists have discovered more than 150 ancient spearheads in the south of Peru, dating between 9,000 and 12,000 years old. The stone objects were found by researchers ... Archaeologist Jalh Dulanto Brescia holds up one of the arrowheads found in Peru. More than 150 ancient spearheads were ...
The early Utrechtenaren 'dug holes and used wooden poles which when rotted away left black marks which can still be seen,' archaeologist Linda Dielemans told the broadcaster. But Dielemans and her colleagues also found a number of objects, which will be officially unveiled on Wednesday, such as ...

MUSINA, BULGARIA—Archaeology in Bulgaria reports that a team of researchers led by archaeologist Kalin Chakarov of the Pavlikeni Museum of History has investigated a water catchment reservoir at a spring inside Musina Cave, a water source that supplied the ancient city of Nicopolis ad Istrum.
Just steps from the Colosseum in Rome, 38 feet below the tourist-filled streets, archaeologists found the remains of an ancient home that belonged to a military commander during the second century, The Telegraph reported. Unearthed while building the new Amba Aradam metro station—one of the 24 ...
A long lost Viking settlement that featured in sagas passed down over hundreds of years, may have been located on the east coast of Canada. Birgitta Wallace, an award-winning specialist in Norse archaeology and Viking evidence in the West, said she had uncovered evidence that the new site known as ...
"The building could have been one of those that accommodated special militias, who were the secret service of the emperor," senior archaeologist Rossella Rea told La Repubblica newspaper. The barracks, which include a dormitory for legionaries, were part of a huge imperial military complex that was ...
ROME — For archaeologists, the excavation of Rome's newest subway line has been the gift that keeps on giving. ... military complex, “we didn't imagine that we'd find a house with a central courtyard,” a fountain and at least 14 rooms, said Simona Morretta, the state archaeologist responsible for the site.
Archaeologists did not unearth the bones of Egyptian soldiers, weapons and chariots to prove the biblical account of the parting of the Red Sea, despite the false claims of many stories reporting otherwise. A story first published by a satire site, World News Daily Report, and then picked up by many other ...
About 80 Neolithic monuments have been identified in Britain, but archaeologists are particularly excited by this one as they expect to uncover the entire circuit of the enclosure. Specialists from Wessex Archaeology made the discovery at a sand and gravel quarry near Datchet, within sight of Windsor ...


 

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