Archaeology News

Aug 29, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of archaeologists who have analyzed samples from about 40 large wine jars found in a 3,700-year-old Canaanite royal wine cellar at the archaeological site of Tel Kabri in Israel, Canaanite winemakers used honey, cedar oil, cyperus, juniper, storax resin, terebinth resin, and possibly mint, myrtle and cinnamon, as additives to wine for flavor enhancement. Ruins of the 3,700-year-old wine cellar unearthed at Tel Kabri. Image credit:...

Aug 26, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Underwater archaeologists from the Groplan project, led by Dr Timmy Gambin of the University of Malta, say they have discovered the remains of a sunken...

Aug 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A 7,000-year-old copper awl unearthed at the archaeological site of Tel Tsaf, Israel, is the earliest metal artifact found to date in the Middle East,...

Aug 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists led by Dr Alfred Sanchis Serra from the Museu de Prehistòria de València have reported evidence of land snail consumption from the archaeological...

Aug 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority have unearthed a cache of 114 bronze coins, dating to the Year Four of the Great Revolt, at an archaeological...

Jul 26, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists from the University of Toronto and the University of Cape Town have unearthed a large number of Early to Middle Pleistocene stone artifacts...

Jul 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeological excavations in southeastern Turkey at Ziyaret Tepe – the site of the ancient city Tušhan, a provincial capital of the Neo-Assyrian Empire...

Jul 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Evidence from the Fin del Mundo, an archaeological site in Sonora, northwestern Mexico, indicates that Clovis – the earliest widespread group of hunter-gatherers...

Jun 19, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

Prof Olaf Kaper, an archaeologist at Leiden University in the Netherlands, believes he may have solved one of the greatest mysteries in ancient history...