Archaeology News

Jul 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeological excavations in southeastern Turkey at Ziyaret Tepe – the site of the ancient city Tušhan, a provincial capital of the Neo-Assyrian Empire – have uncovered a large number of tokens that were used to account for commodities such as cattle and grain. A few of the hundreds of clay tokens unearthed at Ziyaret Tepe, Turkey. Image credit: Ziyaret Tepe Archaeological Project. Over 300 tokens – small clay artifacts in a range...

Jul 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Evidence from the Fin del Mundo, an archaeological site in Sonora, northwestern Mexico, indicates that Clovis – the earliest widespread group of hunter-gatherers...

Jun 19, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

Prof Olaf Kaper, an archaeologist at Leiden University in the Netherlands, believes he may have solved one of the greatest mysteries in ancient history...

Jun 5, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A series of previously unnoticed images consisting of paintings of boats, animals, deities and buildings has been discovered on the walls of Cambodia’s...

May 29, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Israeli archaeologists say they have discovered an 800-year-old lead seal of the Mar Saba Monastery at the archaeological site of Horbat Mizmil, Jerusalem. This...

May 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of archaeologists from the Museum of London Archaeology digging at the site of the U.S. Embassy in Vauxhall, South London, has discovered flint...

May 13, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

Underwater archaeologists led by the famed treasure hunter Barry Clifford believe they have discovered remains of the Santa Maria – the flagship of Christopher...

May 1, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Spanish and French archaeologists excavating at the ancient Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus have discovered what could be one of the earliest known images...

Apr 29, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists led by Prof John O’Shea from the University of Michigan have discovered what they say is a 9,000-year-old caribou hunting drive lane...