Archaeology News

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, says a team of scientists led by Dr Patricia Sutherland of the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Three views of the crucible from Nanook site, Baffin Island, Canada. Image credit: Patricia D. Sutherland et al. The ancient site, called Nanook, was first discovered in the 1960s by Dr Moreau Maxwell of...

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...

Dec 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Swedish archaeologists Dr Andreas Viberg of Stockholm University and Dr Martin Rundkvist of the University of Umeå have found the remains of a major Viking...

Dec 4, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational group of scientists led by Prof Wil Roebroeks of Leiden University in the Netherlands has discovered the earliest known engraving on a...

Nov 28, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international team of archaeologists has unearthed three 2,200-year-old, well-preserved glass mosaics at the site of the ancient city of Zeugma in Turkey. The...

Nov 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international team of scientists has discovered extensive archaeological evidence of Neolithic farming and human habitation at altitudes above 2,000...

Nov 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the journal Climatic Change, the Neo-Assyrian Empire was forced into terminal decline by the combination of two factors...

Oct 28, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Italian archaeologists and divers from a Florida-based group called Global Underwater Explorers (GUE) have recovered a wide range of artifacts from an...