Archaeology News

Oct 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The bronze remains of a Celtic chariot dating to the 2nd or 3rd century BC have been unearthed at the Burrough Hill Iron Age hillfort, near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire by a group of archaeologists co-led by Dr Jeremy Taylor and Dr John Thomas from the University of Leicester. Chariot linch pin from three angles, showing the intricate decoration at the ends. Image credit: University of Leicester. While digging a large, deep pit near the remains...

Oct 14, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of Greek archaeologists has announced the discovery of a colorful mosaic in a mysterious tomb dating from the times of Alexander the Great. The...

Oct 12, 2014 by Sci-News.com

During a 2014 expedition to the famed 2,050-year-old Roman shipwreck off the remote island of Antikythera in Greece, underwater archaeologists from the...

Oct 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Elaborate cave paintings of animals and hand stencils on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi were created between 17,400 and 39,900 years ago, according...

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...

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...