Archaeology News

Feb 23, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Almost 2,000 gold coins, discovered by amateur divers near the port city of Caesarea in Israel, form the largest single hoard of medieval gold coins ever found in the country. Amateur divers and professional underwater archaeologists form the Israel Antiquities Authority have found what they say is the largest hoard of medieval gold coins ever found in Israel. Image credit: Israel Antiquities Authority. The hoard, dating from the Fatimid period (10th...

Feb 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists led by Dr Paolo Gabrielli of Ohio State University has discovered evidence of air pollution within the Andean ice that predates the...

Jan 31, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A unique 2,500-year-old wall relief showing an unidentified pharaoh and two deities, a rare depiction of obelisks being cut and loaded onto boats, and...

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...

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...