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Detectorist discovers rare hoard of silver Roman coins

Detectorist discovers rare hoard of silver Roman coins

An amateur historian using a metal detector in a farmer's field has told how he found a once-in-a -lifetime hoard of 2,000-year-old sil...
Gypsum head of Akhenaten statue unearthed in Egypt's Minya

Gypsum head of Akhenaten statue unearthed in Egypt's Minya

A British-Egyptian archaeological mission from Cambridge University has discovered a gypsum head from a statue of King Akhenaten (around 13...
800-year-old historic Crown Gate ruined during restoration

800-year-old historic Crown Gate ruined during restoration

The Crown Gate (Taç Kapı) outside of the Alaaddin mosque, one of the hallmark examples of the Seljuk era stonemasonry, has been ruined duri...
Forgotten medieval village discovered in South West Wales

Forgotten medieval village discovered in South West Wales

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a deserted medieval village on the shore of Carmarthenshire. Archaeologists have also fou...
'MONEY: Tangible symbols in ancient Greece' at the Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

'MONEY: Tangible symbols in ancient Greece' at the Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

The Museum of Cycladic Art and the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection are collaborating for the first time, on the organisation of the Exhibi...
2,000 year old toys discovered inside children's tombs in ancient city of Parion

2,000 year old toys discovered inside children's tombs in ancient city of Parion

2,000-year-old ancient toys from the Hellenistic Period have been discovered inside tombs belonging to children in the ancient seaport city...
Archaeological site of Idalion in Cyprus to be opened to public

Archaeological site of Idalion in Cyprus to be opened to public

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announces the opening of the Archaeological Site of Idalion...
Hellenistic sanctuary discovered in ancient Phoenician city of Tyre

Hellenistic sanctuary discovered in ancient Phoenician city of Tyre

The foundations of a Hellenistic sanctuary have been discovered on the promontory of Tyre in southern Lebanon during the course of excavati...
Scandinavia's earliest farmers exchanged terminology with Indo-Europeans

Scandinavia's earliest farmers exchanged terminology with Indo-Europeans

5,000 years ago, the Yamnaya culture migrated into Europe from the Caspian steppe. In addition to innovations such as the wagon and dairy p...
Geologists use ground-penetrating radar to determine breadth and depth of erosion from ancient tsunami in Northern California

Geologists use ground-penetrating radar to determine breadth and depth of erosion from ancient tsunami in Northern California

When you're investigating complex questions, you've often got to dig deep to find answers. A group of UC Santa Barbara geologists a...
Raccoons solve an ancient puzzle, but do they really understand it?

Raccoons solve an ancient puzzle, but do they really understand it?

Scientists have been using an ancient Greek fable written by Aesop as inspiration to test whether birds and small children understand cause...
Antarctica: Return of the Weddell polynya supports Kiel climate model

Antarctica: Return of the Weddell polynya supports Kiel climate model

In the mid-1970s a large ice-free area in the Weddell Sea east of the Antarctic Peninsula was observed by satellites during winter. Now, 40...
New measurements show widespread forest loss has reversed the role of tropics as a carbon sink

New measurements show widespread forest loss has reversed the role of tropics as a carbon sink

Previous measurements of forest carbon loss focused largely on areas subject to complete forest removal (deforestation). This is the first ...
Model sheds new light on the formation of terrestrial planets and Earth

Model sheds new light on the formation of terrestrial planets and Earth

The element carbon and its compounds form the basics for life on Earth. Short-duration flash-heating events in the solar nebula prior to th...
Small collisions make big impact on Mercury's thin atmosphere

Small collisions make big impact on Mercury's thin atmosphere

Mercury, our smallest planetary neighbour, has very little to call an atmosphere, but it does have a strange weather pattern: morning micro...
Wood sculptures and other relics found at Peru's Chan Chan site

Wood sculptures and other relics found at Peru's Chan Chan site

Four wood sculptures —three male and one female— a scepter, metal vessels, textiles and remains of winkles were found at Chayhuac An —proba...

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