Archaeology News

Sep 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists from the University of Auckland have found a large section of an East Polynesian sailing canoe dating to around 1400 CE on New Zealand’s coast. Top: an internal view of the Anaweka canoe hull showing the pointed end and butt end, and lashing holes for attachment of other timbers on all sides. Middle: a sea turtle is carved in raised relief at the shaped end of the Anaweka canoe strake. Bottom: detail of the sea turtle. Image credit:...

Sep 24, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists working in Gorham’s Cave in Gibraltar have found what they believe is the first known example of Neanderthal rock art. Neanderthal...

Sep 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists of the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) have discovered what they say is an ancient compound with ‘industrial-scale’ wine and oil...

Sep 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Ido Wachtel, a PhD student and an archaeologist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology, has discovered a 5,000-year-old crescent-shaped...

Sep 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists from the Birmingham University-led Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project have discovered 17 previously unknown archaeological monuments around...

Sep 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Thilo Gross of the University of Bristol has combined depictions of lions, wild dogs, elephants and other creatures from...

Sep 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists led by Dr Nanna Holm of the Danish Castle Center have discovered a massive Viking ring fortress near Køge, a seaport about 39 km southwest...

Sep 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Dr Roberta Mazza at the University of Manchester’s John Rylands Research Institute has discovered what she says is the world’s oldest surviving document...

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...