Archaeology

Archaeologists find missing head of Deva from the Victory Gate of Angkor Thom

Archaeologists from Cambodia’s national heritage authority (APSARA) have discovered the long-lost missing head of a Deva statue from the Victory Gate of Angkor Thom.

Archaeologists search crash site of WWII B-17 for lost pilot

Archaeologists from Cotswold Archaeology are excavating the crash site of a WWII B-17 Flying Fortress in an English woodland.

Roman Era tomb found guarded by carved bull heads

Archaeologists excavating at the ancient Tharsa necropolis have uncovered a Roman Era tomb guarded by two carved bull heads.

Revolutionary war barracks discovered at Colonial Williamsburg

Archaeologists excavating at Colonial Williamsburg have discovered a barracks for soldiers of the Continental Army during the American War of Independence.

Pleistocene hunter-gatherers settled in Cyprus thousands of years earlier than previously thought

Archaeologists have found that Pleistocene hunter-gatherers settled in Cyprus thousands of years earlier than previously thought.

Canada Reveals Outstanding New Underwater Images And Artefacts

Peter Kent, Minister of Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today updated the media on this summer’s two-phased Arctic archaeological surveys associated with the 19th-century pursuit of the Northwest Passage: the continuing search for Franklin’s HMS Erebus and HMS Terror and the closer examination of HMS Investigator and related land sites.

An Important Part Of UKs Industrial Heritage Unearthed

Archaeologists have revealed the hidden secrets of Todmorden's lost buildings from its industrial past.

Zhōu Dynasty Discovery of Chariots and Horses in Luoyang

Archaeologists have discovered a tomb in Luoyang, China during the excavation works in advance of the construction of a new hospital.

Burial Box Connected With Caiaphas Of Bible Fame

The discovery of a box dating back two millennia could reveal location of the family of the high priest Caiaphas from biblical history.

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a bastion by Vauban

A team of archaeologists from the National Institute of Archaeological Research has been conducting excavation works in Lille and have discovered the remains of a bastion by Vauban, dating back to the seventeenth century.

Archaeologists discover Iron Age settlement and Menhirs in Champagne-sur-Oise

Archaeologists working in the Champagne-sur-Oise region in France have excavated an Iron Age Settlement and Menhirs that date from the Neolithic period.

The Archaeology Of British men

Contrary to previous research, scientists from the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh suggests that most British men lack the genetic evidence to suggest they descend from immigrant farmers who settled 5,000-10,000 years ago.

Roman Sword and Scarbard And Inscribed Menorah Found Intact In Drain

Archaeological works on an ancient drainage channel by the Israel Antiques Authority have made remarkable discoveries that reveals new information about the destruction of the Second Temple.

Did Hatshepsut maybe poison herself without knowing it?

In an exhibition at the Musem of the University of Bonn is a flacon from the possessions of Pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut, known as the corpus delicti.

Just Let Us Do Our Job – Archaeology in Australia

Field surveys, excavations and being in the ‘field’ is only a small portion of what archaeologists do. The majority of time is spent on research, interpreting, understanding and trying to date sites. Some portions of reports are available through the DIA, at no charge, but they need 24 hours notice before you come and also they need to know which reports you wish to view and the area they relate to.

The Truth About Greek Sex-Plato Style

A new study revealed in a book reveals how Plato lent his name to Platonic love - Plato never advocated love without sex. Plato and his...

Oxford University to create prehistoric map of England

The 'Portal to the Past’ project from the University of Oxford is creating a prehistoric map of England, allowing users to discover their local history from the Bronze Age in 1500BC to the Domesday Book in 1086.

A Rare Statue of Hercules was exposed at Horvat Tarbenet in the Jezreel Valley

Archaeologists from the Israeli Antiquities Authority have discovered a rare marble statue of Hercules whilst excavating the site of Horvat Tarbenet.

Eddisbury Iron Age Hillfort under the spotlight by archaeologists

The University of Liverpool has been undertaking the second season of excavations at Eddisbury Iron Age Hillfort as part of the "Habitats and Hillforts project".

Archaeologists investigate Dartmoor prehistoric burial

The excavation of a prehistoric burial cist, situated high up on Whitehorse Hill on northern Dartmoor, has commenced.  The cist was discovered 10 years ago when its end stone fell out of the peat hag which had been concealing it.

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