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Chance discovery by archaeologists of oldest rock art in Britain

The oldest example of rock art has been discovered by archaeologists from the University of Bristol in Wales. 

Archaeologists believe they have discovered the Tomb Of Apostle St Philip

Archaeologists believe they may have found the tomb of the apostle, St Philip of Turkey during recent excavations of a Byzantine church in the ancient Greek city of Hierapolis (in modern southwest Turkey).

Spanish Armada Ship Found Off Irish Coast

The cold waters of the Atlantic off the Coast of Ireland have divulged one of its many secrets that might help to cast light on one of the major events of both Irish and British history, the defeat of the Spanish Armada

The Requiem of Hawass

In the year of our Lord 2011, a silence fell like a shadow over Egypt, a silence so loud it's roar was heard around the world. Like something straight from the walls of one of the great monuments, our newspapers and televisions produced hieroglyphics that depicted an age of larger than life characters and of political and social revolution, the likes of which we have difficulty in believing in the 21st Centuries ability to produce such events in a bloody and somewhat nonchalant attitude, reminiscent of events we deem to stay in history books.

Did warfare spark the development of civilisations?

Ancient warfare around 400-500 BC and during the first century AD may have been responsible in part, for shaping how civilisations developed in the Titicaca basin, Peru.

Archaeologists excavate the Canaanite/Israelite site of Tell Belata

Archaeologists excavate the ancient Canaanite/Israelite of Tell Belata,  in the West Bank of Palestine in Nablus.

Olympia’s destruction caused by tsunamis

A new study on the sedimentary burial of Olympia has revealed that it was possibly destroyed by a series of tsunamis.

The Death Of British Archaeology?….. Not quite yet.

The positions available to archaeologists diminishes all the time, yet people around the world still hear the calling of the dirt. They say now that...

The Ancients’ Greatest Hits – The Music Of Ghosts: The Greeks

Music is a cognitive recognition of the primitive elements in all of us, the exact same primitive elements that have existed all through our evolution, love, greed, loss, jealousy, hate.

The English Civil War, its Fortifications and a ‘Modern’ Parliament?

The English Civil was one of those periods in history which is best known for the people who instigated it and the destruction wrought throughout the country.

Did Famine Destroy ‘Camelot’?

South Cadbury Castle is well known for its suspected association with King Arthur as the site of his infamous castle, Camelot. Excavations have shown that the site was indeed strengthened in the period formally known as the Dark Ages, at the time of the legendary Arthur

Study Archaeology? We Don’t Dig Dinosaurs

The reasons people choose to go into the field of archaeology are diverse. There is a need to get to know the people who came before us. This is a brief account of one such experience. Please note: This is a non-academic view!