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Official launch of public database of ‘at risk’ archaeological sites

HeritageDaily
It is hoped that the database will drive awareness of the scale of the problem and help governments, NGOs, and other regional stakeholders preserve the
Archaeologist Archaeology

Three-thousand-year-old axes found in farmer’s field in mid-Norway

HeritageDaily
Some 3,000 years ago, 24 axes were cached in Stjørdal municipality, about 44 km east of Trondheim. They’re now seeing the light of day once
Archaeologist Archaeology

Can houses die? Iron-age to Viking longhouses were burned and buried

HeritageDaily
From the Bronze Age until the Viking Age, burial mounds could be placed on top of the remains of three-aisled longhouses. The internal posts that
Archaeologist Archaeology

World War One Battlefield Tunnels Discovered Under Salisbury Plain

HeritageDaily
Archaeologists working in Wiltshire have identified a unique network of First World War tunnels under Salisbury Plain.
Archaeologist Archaeology Tech & Engineering

Digital app brings to life one of Scotland’s key prehistoric settlement sites

HeritageDaily
A new online digital resource has been launched to bring to life one of Scotland's most important prehistoric settlement landscapes.
Archaeologist Archaeology Tech & Engineering

Fantastic eggs and where to find them

HeritageDaily
Archaeologists and scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Durham and the British Museum are using cutting edge technology to crack a conundrum surrounding the
Archaeologist Archaeology

Precision chronology sheds new light on the origins of Mongolia’s nomadic horse culture

HeritageDaily
According to new research, nomadic horse culture -- famously associated with Genghis Khan and his Mongol hordes -- can trace its roots back more than
Archaeologist Archaeology

We’re closer to learning when humans first daubed arrows with poison

HeritageDaily
Exactly when did human beings start tipping their weapons with poison to hunt prey? This is a question at the forefront of recent archaeological research.
Archaeologist Archaeology

Crete’s Late Minoan tombs points way to early European migration

HeritageDaily
Researchers at the University of Huddersfield have visited Rethymnon in Crete, to collect samples from the late Bronze Age Necropolis of Armenoi, one of the
Archaeologist Archaeology

Researchers uncover prehistoric art and ornaments from Indonesian ‘Ice Age’

HeritageDaily
Griffith University archaeologists are part of a joint Indonesian-Australian team that has unearthed a rare collection of prehistoric art and ‘jewellery’ objects from the Indonesian
Archaeologist Archaeology

Archaeologist explains innovation of ‘fluting’ ancient stone weaponry

HeritageDaily
Approximately 13,500 years after nomadic Clovis hunters crossed the frozen land bridge from Asia to North America, researchers are still asking questions and putting together
Archaeologist Archaeology

New archaeological evidence throws light on efforts to resist ‘the living dead’

HeritageDaily
A new scientific study of medieval human bones, excavated from a deserted English village, suggests the corpses they came from were burnt and mutilated. Researchers
Archaeologist Archaeology

Steppe migrant thugs pacified by Stone Age farming women

HeritageDaily
Research suggests that large demographic changes during the first part of the Bronze Age happened as a result of massive migrations of Yamnaya people from
Archaeologist Archaeology

A new perspective on the European colonization of Asia

HeritageDaily
In the past, researchers have paid limited attention to this fact, which has led to a dearth of modern anthropological, historical and archaeological investigations as
Archaeologist Archaeology Palaeoanthropology

The Upper Palaeolithic Beads of Aquitaine

Charles t. g. Clarke
The Upper Palaeolithic is best understood period of the Old Stone Age, beginning shortly after the extinction of Homo neanderthalensis and the encroachment of the
Archaeologist Archaeology

Fish, selective hunting strategies and a delayed-return lifestyle among ancient foragers

HeritageDaily
A unique trove of bone material from the 9,200 year old coastal settlement Norje Sunnansund in Blekinge, Sweden, has revealed that surpisingly sophisticated hunting strategies