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New archaeological evidence excavated at Shakespeare’s “The Theatre”

Archaeologists from MOLA are conducting new excavations on the site of Shakespearean playhouse, The Theatre in preparation for a new development which will include a public exhibition space.

Grand armoury of Roman Legion unveiled by AMU Archaeologists

The structure built by the Roman soldiers was huge, it occupied about 1800 square meters. It was erected in the first half of the second century and consisted of six monumental rectangular pillars arranged in two rows

Archeological plant remains point to southwest Amazonia as crop domestication center

The remains of domesticated crop plants at an archaeological site in southwest Amazonia supports the idea that this was an important region in the early history of crop cultivation, according to a study published by Jennifer Watling from the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at the University of São Paulo, Brazil and colleagues.

Ancient farmers transformed Amazon and left an enduring legacy on the rainforest

Ancient communities transformed the Amazon thousands of years ago, farming in a way which has had a lasting impact on the rainforest, a major new study shows.

Archaeologists identify ancient North American mounds using new image analysis technique

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University at New York have used a new image-based analysis technique to identify once-hidden North American mounds, which could reveal valuable information about pre-contact Native Americans.

Archaeologists discover bread that predates agriculture by 4,000 years

At an archaeological site in northeastern Jordan, researchers have discovered the charred remains of a flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago.

Researchers discover gilded mummy mask

Researchers at the University of Tübingen have discovered a gilded mask on the mummy of a priest in Saqqara, Egypt. It is from the Saite-Persian period (664-404 BCE).

Extract from Homer’s Odyssey discovered on clay tablet

Archaeologists excavating near the ancient Greek Temple of Zeus in Olympia, Greece have found a Roman clay tablet that may be the oldest written record of Homer's Odyssey to date.

Discovery of ancient tools in China suggests humans left Africa earlier than previously thought

Ancient tools and bones discovered in China by archaeologists suggest early humans left Africa and arrived in Asia earlier than previously thought.