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Archaeologists Discover one of Poland’s Largest Megalithic Tomb Complexes

Archaeologists excavating in Poland have discovered a large megalithic complex, containing several dozen tombs dating from 5500 years ago.

Almost 600 Cats and Dogs Excavated in Ancient Pet Cemetery

Excavations of the early Roman port of Berenice in Egypt have unearthed the remains of nearly 600 cats and dogs from an ancient pet cemetery thought to be the earliest known yet discovered dating from 2000 years ago.

Archaeologists Reveal Roman Ceremonial Chariot

Archaeologists from the Archaeological Park of Pompeii, and the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Torre Annunziata have announced the discovery of an intact Roman Ceremonial Chariot excavated near the Roman city of Pompeii.

Complete Bronze Age Spearhead Discovered by Metal Detectorist

A complete Bronze Age spearhead has been discovered by a metal detectorist on the island of Jersey.

Study Reveals Roman Port at Ancient Altinum

A study by the Ca 'Foscari University of Venice has discovered the remains of a Roman port at the ancient city of Altinum in Italy.

Archaeologists Discover Ornate Roman Domūs in Central Nîmes

Archaeologists conducting excavations in the French city of Nîmes have discovered the remains of two high status Roman domus (houses).

Kangaroo Painting Thought to be 17,300 Years Old

A two-metre-long painting of a kangaroo in Western Australia's Kimberley region has been identified as Australia's oldest intact rock painting.

Viking Treasure Hoard Discovered on Isle of Man

A retired police officer has discovered a 1,000-year-old Viking treasure hoard on the Isle of Man

Archaeologists Excavate Burial Mound Containing Scythian Grave Goods

Archaeologists from the Don State Technical University, and the Southern Scientific Centre of the Russian Academy of Science have excavated a burial mound containing Scythian Grave Goods.

Changing Livestock in Ancient Europe Reflect Political Shifts

In ancient European settlements, livestock use was likely primarily determined by political structure and market demands, according to a study published by Ariadna Nieto-Espinet and colleagues of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Barcelona.

Runes Carved on Rib Reveals Earliest Slav Writing System

Archaeologists conducting excavations at Lány-Břeclav in the Czech Republic, have discovered an inscribed animal rib carved with Germanic runes, that represents the earliest known Slav writing system.

Disease Epidemic Possibly Caused Population Collapse in Central Africa 1600-1400 Years Ago

A new study published in the journal Science Advances shows that Bantu-speaking communities in the Congo rainforest underwent a major population collapse from 1600 to 1400 years ago, probably due to a prolonged disease epidemic, and that significant resettlement did not restart until around 1000 years ago.