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Archaeologists Excavating Anglo-Saxon Cemetery Reveal 3000 Ornate Grave Goods

A team from the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) have excavated the largest Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Northamptonshire at Overstone Gate.

New Archaeology for Anthropocene Era

Indiana Jones and Lara Croft have a lot to answer for. Public perceptions of archaeology are often thoroughly outdated, and these characterisations do little to help.

Royal Funerary Temple & 50 Sarcophagi Discovered at Saqqara

Archaeologists conducting excavations at the necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt have discovered an ancient funerary temple, and over 50 sarcophagi.

Scientists Identify Contents of Ancient Maya Drug Containers

Scientists have identified the presence of a non-tobacco plant in ancient Maya drug containers for the first time.

Teeth Pendants Speak of the Elk’s Prominent Status in the Stone Age

Roughly 8,200 years ago, the island of Yuzhniy Oleniy Ostrov in Lake Onega in the Republic of Karelia, Russia, housed a large burial ground where men, women and children of varying ages were buried.

Archaeologists Discover Medieval Treasure Hoard in Central Hungary

Archaeologists conducting a rescue excavation in the village and commune of Újlengye, in the Pest County of Central Hungary have unearthed over 7,000 medieval and Roman coins.

Medieval Treasure Trove Found in Polish Field

Archaeologists conducting excavations in a field near the village of Słuszków in Poland, have discovered thousands of silver artefacts dating back nearly 900 years.

New Findings About Prehistoric Easter Island

Finds of pigment pits after the deforestation of Easter Island reject the earlier presumed societal collapse.

Archaeologists Uncover ‘Fast Food’ Counter at Pompeii

Archaeologists conducting excavations at the Thermopolium of Regio V in the Roman city of Pompeii have revealed an ancient ‘fast food’ counter.

Evidence For Paleo-Tsunami at Ancient Tel Dor in Israel

Underwater excavation, borehole drilling, and modelling suggests a massive paleo-tsunami struck near the ancient settlement of Tel Dor between 9,910 to 9,290 years ago.

Discovery of 66 New Roman Army Sites Gives Clues About Empire’s Infamous Conflicts

The discovery of dozens of new Roman Army sites thanks to remote sensing technology has revealed more about one of the empire's most infamous conflicts.

Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2020

HeritageDaily's list of the 10 most prominent archaeological discoveries to hit the headlines in 2020