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Medieval imp found in hidden trapdoor above toilet

A couple living in Lincoln, England, have discovered a trapdoor in their bathroom revealing a medieval imp.

LiDAR reveals first Pacific cities founded in AD 300

A new study, published in the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory has provided new evidence to suggest that the first Pacific cities were founded in AD 300, 700 years earlier than previously thought.

Well-preserved Greco-Illyrian helmet found near Zakotorac

Archaeologists from the Dubrovnik Museum have uncovered a well-preserved Greco-Illyrian helmet during excavations near the village of Zakotorac on the Pelješac peninsula, Croatia.

Archaeologists find traces of violent history on Anglo-Scottish border

Archaeologists from the Border Reivers Archaeology Unit have uncovered traces of the violent history along the Anglo-Scottish border.

Inside the tomb of the First Emperor

The tomb of the First Emperor, also known as the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, is the burial complex and mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang, the founder of the Qin Dynasty and the first emperor of a unified China.

Megathrust earthquakes possible cause of Teōtīhuacān decline

A new study, published in the journal Science Direct, suggests that a series of megathrust earthquakes led to the decline and abandonment of Teōtīhuacān.