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‘Agricultural revolution’ in Anglo-Saxon England sheds new light on medieval land use

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University of Leicester academics work with University of Oxford in project to examine how historical farming methods changed England’s landscape
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Two missing World War II B-25 bombers discovered off Papua New Guinea

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Two B-25 bombers associated with American servicemen missing in action from World War II were recently documented in the waters off Papua New Guinea by
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56 embalming jars for the mummification of high Vizier found at Deir el-Bahari

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An excavation project by a joint Egyptian and Spanish archaeological mission from University of Alcalá has uncovered 56 embalming jars for the mummification of the
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Returning large Alaskan archaeological haul found ‘frozen in time’

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A huge collection of artefacts 'frozen in time' which offer a unique insight into the indigenous people of Alaska will be returned to the region
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Archaeological project reveals historic earthquake in Cyprus

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An excavation conducted in Dreamer’s Bay, within RAF Akrotiri airbase, by professional and student archaeologists from the University of Leicester has uncovered valuable new information
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4,000-year-old funerary garden discovered on the Dra Abu el-Naga hill in Luxor

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The Djehuty Project has discovered a 4,000-year-old funerary garden- the first such garden ever to be found- on the Dra Abu el-Naga hill in Luxor,
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Official launch of public database of ‘at risk’ archaeological sites

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

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

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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
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World War One Battlefield Tunnels Discovered Under Salisbury Plain

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Archaeologists working in Wiltshire have identified a unique network of First World War tunnels under Salisbury Plain.
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Digital app brings to life one of Scotland’s key prehistoric settlement sites

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A new online digital resource has been launched to bring to life one of Scotland's most important prehistoric settlement landscapes.
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Fantastic eggs and where to find them

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

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According to new research, nomadic horse culture -- famously associated with Genghis Khan and his Mongol hordes -- can trace its roots back more than
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We’re closer to learning when humans first daubed arrows with poison

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

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

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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
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Archaeologist explains innovation of ‘fluting’ ancient stone weaponry

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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