Archaeology News

Jan 22, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Luc Doyon of the University of Montreal has unearthed a rare prehistoric bone tool at the Grotte du Bison in Burgundy. The 55,000-year-old bone tool found in France. Image credit: Maurice Hardy et al. The bone tool in question is believed to have been made by Neanderthals from a reindeer bone circa 55,000 years ago. “This is the first time a multi-purpose bone tool from this period has been discovered,” said Dr Doyon,...

Jan 12, 2015 by Sci-News.com

In a new study that challenges a leading hypothesis on the demise of Easter Island population, scientists led by Prof Thegn Ladefoged of the University...

Jan 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists from the Min Project have discovered an ancient reproduction of Osireion in Theban Necropolis, an area of the west bank of the Nile, opposite...

Dec 26, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Six clay seals found at the archaeological site of Khirbet Summeily in Israel offer evidence that supports the existence of Biblical Kings David and Solomon,...

Dec 24, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists have found a Paleolithic stone flake in the ancient deposits of the Gediz River, revealing that human ancestors passed through the gateway...

Dec 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of archaeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology has discovered a royal passageway to Herodium, an ancient...

Dec 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A small stone artifact recovered from a Paleo-Eskimo site on Baffin Island is important evidence of a Viking presence in Arctic Canada around 1000 CE,...

Dec 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) have uncovered the remains of an ancient farm house near the city of Rosh Ha-Ayin in central...

Dec 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A hoard of Roman and Pictish hacked-up silver, coins and jewelry has been found in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Archaeologist examines a crescent shaped brooch...