A team of archaeologists from the University of Southampton have used the latest in digital imaging technology to record and analyse carvings on the Easter Island statue Hoa Hakananai’a.
Discoveries include writing tablets, thousands of pieces of pottery and a large collection of phallus-shaped luck charms
My association with Operation Nightingale goes back to the very beginning, to a sunny August day in 2011 ‘recky-ing’ our maiden site, the early Iron Age ‘East Chisenbury’ midden on the Salisbury Plain military training area in Wiltshire. Written by James Spry
Let’s celebrate the memory of a show that charmed and educated through bejumpered boffins at toil in soil
A joint expedition of scientists led by Chapurukha M. Kusimba of The Field Museum and Sloan R. Williams of the University of Illinois at Chicago has unearthed a 600-year-old Chinese coin on the Kenyan island of Manda that shows trade existed between China and east Africa decades before European explorers set sail and changed the map of the world.
Leicester cathedral says remains should be reburied under floor but Richard III Society calls for elaborate limestone sarcophagus
Since most of the research that has been done regarding Pirosmani and his work has been carried out by Georgians most of the research has also been published in Georgian.
Researchers from the universities of Granada and Jaen take part in the excavation of the Qubbet el-Hawa necropolis, in the Egyptian region of Aswan. After analyzing more than 200 mummies and skeletons found in tomb no. 33, they have come to the conclusion that not even the chief governors lived in such good conditions as was thought up to now
Archaeologists hope to obtain state funds in 2013 to continue excavations.See it on Scoop.it, via HeritageDaily Archaeology News
An extremely rare copy of a work by fourth century Chinese calligraphy legend Wang Xizhi has been unearthed in Japan, the first such discovery in four decades, Tokyo National Museum said Tuesday.No original works survive, despite their having been…Se…
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Roman research project has become the passion of a lifetime – Read the Full ArticleSee it on Scoop.it, via HeritageDaily Archaeology News
Some 2,000-year-old tablets found on a shipwreck off the coast of Italy are analysed by scientists.See it on Scoop.it, via HeritageDaily Archaeology News
LONDON, 8 January 2013: A team hunting for a rumoured hoard of World War II Spitfire planes in Myanmar arrived in Yangon over the weekend to start the dig,See it on Scoop.it, via HeritageDaily Archaeology News
Markus Milligan’s insight:A marble sculpture head of Artemis from the fourth century BC has been uncovered in the ancient city of Alabanda (also known as Antiochia of the Chrysaorians) as the archaeological excavations there come to a close. In some of the excavations made at the site, the doors of the ancient city were uncovered, the head of the excavation team, Aydın Adnan Menderes University Archaeology department academic Suat Ateşlier said. The walls from the Byzantine era were also found, he added.See it on Scoop.it, via HeritageDaily Archaeology News
An inquest finds 81 of the 91 pieces of gold and silver found in the same field as the Staffordshire Hoard are treasure.See it on Scoop.it, via HeritageDaily Archaeology News