New terracotta troops unearthed, bringing total number of clay warriors found at Xi'an mausoleum to more than 8,000
University of Maryland archaeologists are uncovering a forgotten period of racial tension in Annapolis pitting Filipino immigrants against African Americans.
Norwegian conservators are conducting tests at HZB to halt the degradation of one of the most important cultural assets from the Viking Age
Last week the maritime archaeology community was rocked by an accusation published in the Sunday Times [3 June 2012] which suggested a "blunder" by English
The recently discovered 'vampire' skeletons in Bulgaria may be centuries old but some blood-sucking superstitions refuse to die
Man behind WikiLoot hopes crowdsourcing experiment will help to find some of the world's oldest and most valuable treasures
Parnkupirti is located along the border of the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia and represents rare circumstances where alkaline freshwater meets the arid desert;
Human/environment interactions have a history as long as the existence of our species on the planet. Our hominid ancestors began polluting their environment nearly 700,000
The first ancient artifact constituting tangible evidence of the existence of the city of Bethlehem, which is mentioned in the Bible, was recently discovered in
Scrambling to Preserve Afghanistan's Heritage, Professor documents efforts to save Buddhist site in heart of Taliban country
A Spectacular 2,000 Year Old Gold and Silver Hoard was uncovered in an Archaeological Excavation by the Israel Antiquities Authority Conducted in the Qiryat Gat
The reconstruction of 27 complete human limb bones found in Atapuerca (Burgos, Spain) has helped to determine the height of various species of the Pleistocene
Research team's results mark the successful completion of the first light detection and ranging survey of Honduras' Mosquitia region, one of the world's least-explored virgin
A new study puts some finishing touches on the 2,300-year history of the beak-like weapon that an ancient warship used to ram enemy ships in
The Antikythera mechanism was designed to predict movements of the sun, moon and planets. Why isn't it better known?
Another look at a nearly 80-year-old pottery collection at the Arizona State Museum is yielding new information about migrants who abandoned the Four Corners region.
HMS PLYMOUTH (1959-88) is a vessel of notable historic interest. This paper provides the compelling heritage case for preservation, in addition to supporting her inclusion
The HMS Caroline, a WW1 C Class light Cruiser of the British Royal Navy and last remaining survivor of the Battle of Jutland is under
Interreg-Project “Bones4Culture“: the first analyses of 700 skeletons from the city of Schleswig
Archaeological excavations have provided the first substantiation that a farmland estate in Sicily boasts a history which reaches back over a thousand years. Numerous finds
The discovery of a mummified Korean child with relatively preserved organs enabled an Israeli-South Korean scientific team to conduct a genetic analysis on a liver
Researchers at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) have discovered the remains of newborn twin girls in the archaeological site of Olèrdola in Barcelona. They