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Discovery of Lost Dark Age Kingdom in Galloway

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Archaeological research has just been published which reveals the location of a hitherto lost early medieval kingdom that was once pre-eminent in Scotland and Northern
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Major Viking Age manor discovered at Birka, Sweden

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During spring of 2016 a number of large presumed house terraces were identified by the authors at Korshamn. As a consequence high resolution geophysical surveys
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6th century settlement and anglo-saxon jewellery unearthed

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Rare Anglo-Saxon artefacts, once worn and treasured by nobles between 501 and 600 AD, have been unearthed during the excavation of a housing site in
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Preserved in Time: Origins of a very British obsession with condiments discovered by MOLA at Crossrail site

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Construction of the new Elizabeth line station by Crossrail at Tottenham Court Road has given archaeologists new insight into the origins of the British obsession
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Research sheds new light on high-altitude settlement in Tibet

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Humans likely established permanent settlements on the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau between 13,000-7,400 years ago, according to new research published this week in the journal Science.
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“Holy Grail” of American Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation

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At first glance it may seem unassuming, but a small, white bowl uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia has thrilled the ceramics world. The
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Engravings of a Seven-Branched Menorah and a Cross were Discovered by Hikers in an Ancient Water Cistern in the Judean Shephelah

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A rare and intriguing discovery was revealed this weekend by hikers exploring a water cistern in the Judean Shephelah: on the walls of the cistern,
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Researchers discover new ancient tombs at Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan

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Archaeologists from the University of Birmingham have found “compelling evidence” of new pharaonic tombs at Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities has revealed.
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10 Remote Roman Forts

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Roman military borders and fortifications were part of a grand strategy of territorial defence in the Roman Empire. Forts, Castra and military camps stretched across
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Archaeologists connect ancient Corinth’s inner and outer harbours

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Researchers from the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports and the University of Copenhagen are continuing to make important discoveries at Lechaion, the main harbour
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Computer models find ancient solutions to modern problems

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Washington State University archaeologists are at the helm of new research using sophisticated computer technology to learn how past societies responded to climate change.
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Earliest evidence discovered of plants cooked in ancient pottery

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A team of international scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has uncovered the earliest direct evidence of humans processing plants for food found anywhere
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How did a fitting from an Irish horse’s harness end up as a brooch for a Norwegian Viking woman?

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When a female Norwegian Viking died some time during the 9th century, she was buried wearing a status symbol: a beautiful piece of bronze jewellery
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Top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2016

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2016 has revealed an amazing array of archaeological discoveries, pushing the boundaries of scientific research and our understanding of the past. The following list represents
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Repatriating the Past: Filling the Holes in Egypt’s History Left by Looting – Katie A. Paul, The Antiquities Coalition

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Upon entering the Egyptian Museum as tourists scan the cases of “wonderful things,” one case containing a stunning sarcophagus stands out. It’s eye catching not
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Swedish Archaeologists Discover Unknown Ancient City in Greece

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An international research team at the Department of Historical Studies, University of Gothenburg, is exploring the remains of an ancient city in central Greece. The
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Jordan lead codices not modern forgeries

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A lead codex discovered in approximately 2005, in a cave in Northern Jordan, that forms part of the collection of ‘Jordan Lead Codices’, was recently
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Identifying age measurements distorted by fossil fuel emissions

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Good news for archaeologists and natural scientists! You will be able to continue to use the radiocarbon method as a reliable tool for determining the