Use of new analysis techniques provides food for thought about how people lived 5,000 years ago.
Historical artefacts can be used as a powerful tool to reinforce group identity and forge a nation-state, but their use can have adverse consequences such as the oppression of minorities.
The MOD and Westminster Abbey will formally mark the bravery and dedication of those who fought in the Korean War over 60 years ago.
An archaeological reporting scheme which helps the marine aggregate industry report historical finds from the seabed will benefit from a renewed funding deal between The Crown Estate and the British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA).
DNA analysis is unearthing the origins of the Minoans, who some 5,000 years ago established the first advanced Bronze Age civilization in present-day Crete. The findings suggest they arose from an ancestral Neolithic population that had arrived in the region about 4,000 years earlier.
A scientist has discovered an ancient extinct creature with ‘scissor hand-like’ claws in fossil records and has named it in honour of his favourite movie star.
A University of Otago-led multidisciplinary team of scientists have shed new light on the diet, lifestyles and movements of the first New Zealanders by analysing isotopes from their bones and teeth.
A university study into the incubation behavior of modern birds is shedding new light on the type of parental care carried out by their long extinct ancestors.
An international team of scientists have revealed a new species of ichthyosaur (a dolphin-like marine reptile from the age of dinosaurs) from Iraq, which revolutionises our understanding of the evolution and extinction of these ancient marine reptiles.
A recent Baylor University research study has shed new light on the diet and food acquisition strategies of some the earliest human ancestors in Africa.
Recently published paper indicates discovery could yield important clues on origins of humankind
A spectacular colorful mosaic dating to the Byzantine period (4th–6th centuries CE) was exposed in recent weeks in the fields of Kibbutz Bet Qama, in the B’nei Shimon regional council.
The so-called Elephant’s Tomb in the Roman necropolis of Carmona (Seville, Spain) was not always used for burials.
Ancient DNA analyses of skeletal remains of plague victims from the 6th century AD provide information about the phylogeny and the place of origin of this pandemic
Scientists have named a new species of bone-headed dinosaur (pachycephalosaur) from Alberta, Canada.Acrotholus audeti (Ack-RHO-tho-LUS) was identified from both recently discovered and historically collected fossils.
A University of Southampton professor has carried out the most detailed analysis ever of the archaeological remains of the lost medieval town of Dunwich, dubbed ‘Britain’s Atlantis’.
An Enormous Quarry Dating to the Second Temple Period was Exposed in the Ramat Shlomo Quarter of Jerusalem.
The discovery pushes back the roots of agriculture in China by 12,000 years. The global emergence of similar practices around 23,000 years ago hints that agriculture evolved independently around the world, perhaps as a response to climate change.
Forensic analysis of 17th-century human remains at Jamestown, Va., reveals evidence of survival cannibalism.
Wargaming is pleased to announce that the company will be funding an exhibition at the Royal Air Force Museum set to explore the background of the Museum’s groundbreaking Dornier 17 recovery project. The exhibition will take place in both the London and Cosford locations of the Museum.
University of Leicester Archaeological Services finds 1,700-year-old cemetery with unusual practice of Christian and pagan burials.