Archaeologists are avid users of social media, as well as online crowd-based funding and content-sourcing tools—deploying them to save sites, sustain the historic environment and
A new analysis of a medieval cesspit in the Christian quarter of the old city of Jerusalem has revealed the presence of a number of
Digital technologies provide a unique opportunity to preserve, access and spread our cultural heritage. But what are their socio-economic and technological impacts?
Researchers at Macquarie University's Australian Centre for Ancient Numismatic Studies (ACANS) have joined forces with scientists from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO),
Using radiocarbon dating on metal found in Gothic cathedrals, an interdisciplinary team has shown, for the first time through absolute dating, that iron was used
Google Street View has launched a new collection of historic Scottish sites, allowing people to now explore a number of the nation’s picturesque castles, forts
No visit to Rome is complete without a visit to the Pantheon, Trajan's Markets, the Colosseum, or the other spectacular examples of ancient Roman concrete
In ongoing studies, Rose and his colleague Jane Walsh have now analyzed hundreds of artifacts, including carved stone figurines and masks and ceramic pieces from
What if you researched your family's genealogy, and a mysterious stranger turned out to be an ancestor?
The 5,500 years old clay figurines found at community excavations in Vantaa, Finland in summer 2014, were recently scanned with SPECIM’s hyperspectral camera.
Unlike most hunter-gatherer societies of the Bronze Age, the people of the Baikal region of modern Siberia (Russia) respected their dead with formal graves.
Tracing when your DNA was formed, is now possible due to a revolutionary technique developed by a team of international scientists led by experts from
A team of French and Swedish researchers present new fossil evidence for the origin of one of the most important and emotionally significant parts of our
An enduring mystery of archaeology involving a well-known historical site in ancient Rome.
UC research puts a high-tech spin on studying the ancient world
Researchers have recreated the palace of Ambassador Vich
Sequencing the mitochondrial genome of a 400,000-year-old hominin from Spain.
A new method which will allow key past events to be dated more accurately.
Lead bricks from ancient shipwrecks ideal for experiments in particle physics.
Underwater robot, U-CAT