Humans that populated the banks of the river Manzanares (Madrid, Spain) during the Middle Palaeolithic (between 127,000 and 40,000 years ago) fed themselves on pachyderm
A Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) team is heading to the South Atlantic to survey a tanker sunk by a German U-boat in World War
In the sacred place of Tenochtitlan, archaeologists from INAH-Conaculta (The Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History and the Mexican National Council for Culture and
New research carried out at the University of York and published in BMC Evolutionary Biology has used evolutionary techniques on modern day and ancestral mouse
Archaeologists from the University of Bristol have unearthed a unique slave burial ground on the remote South Atlantic island of St Helena. The excavation, which
When history looks back on the career of Oliver Cromwell we see on a man who is famed for genius as a statesman, general and
William Shakespeare, the majestic bard, the enchanting poet, the ethereal playwright, and supposed inventor or first recorded user of dozens of words in the English
Soldiers returning from active service abroad will be lending their time and skills to conserve, repair and investigate the fascinating church of St George's in
Now Oxford Archaeology East and archaeologists from Peterborough City Council have announced the discovery of a 2nd Century Roman Villa and farm complex discovered at
Roman spintria found on the banks of the Thames. HeritageDaily Archaeology News Press Release
Bulldozers and dynamite used to strip priceless artefacts from remote sites, with booty sold on to wealthy collectors
An Oxford University academic is leading a project to study coroners' reports of accidental deaths in Tudor England and it shows that football was the
Lavishly carved 16th-century oak cup was given to Arundells of Wardour for safekeeping during dissolution of monasteries
Isaac Newton’s own annotated copy of his Principia Mathematica is among his notebooks and manuscripts being made available online by Cambridge University Library.
Dietary change led to the appearance of modern humans in the Middle East 400,000 years ago, say TAU researchers Elephants have long been known to
Staff in Wessex Archaeology's Salisbury office are taking part in a pilot project entitled 'Operation Nightingale' to explore the potential of using archaeology as a
An international team of archaeologists is reporting 77,000-year-old evidence for preserved plant bedding and the use of insect-repelling plants in a rock shelter in South
National Archaeological Museum of Parma (Palace of Pillotta) will hold a conference to present the public with interesting news emerged from the study of the
Three historians from the University of Bristol are celebrating success in the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History, awarded by the Wiener Library, London.
A new exhibition opens today featuring some of the most remarkable treasures from 350 years of book collecting at the Royal Society.
Two University of Bristol archaeologists are part of EUROTAST, a new European-funded network which will bring together an unprecedented range of young researchers to examine
The European Commission launched a public consultation on ways to improve the safe-keeping of cultural goods and the return between Member States of national treasures