Archaeology News

Apr 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeological activities at the site of the ancient city of Ostia have yielded new and exciting finds. Newly discovered features at Ostia. Satellite imagery courtesy of Digital Globe Inc. Archaeologists led by Prof Simon Keay from the University of Southampton and Prof Martin Millet from the University of Cambridge have discovered a new section of the boundary wall in Ostia, proving the Roman city was much larger than previously estimated. Previously,...

Apr 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study reported in the Oxford Journal of Archaeology challenges the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was short, difficult and dangerous. This...

Apr 4, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Israeli archaeologists have unearthed ruins of a 1,500-year-old monastery with well-preserved mosaic floors near the Bedouin village of Hura in the South...

Feb 4, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of researchers has unearthed a 4,600-year-old small step pyramid at the archaeological site of al-Ghonemiya near the modern town...

Jan 31, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study published in the journal PLoS ONE has uncovered about 400 years of intensive land use around the ancient city of Mahendraparvata, Cambodia. Buddhist...

Jan 28, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

An international team of archaeologists has uncovered a large, stone-lined hearth – dating to about 300,000 years ago – in a cave near the modern...

Jan 28, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, say they have unearthed a 3,100-year-old building and a number of artifacts at the archaeological...

Jan 24, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) say they have unearthed a 1,500-year-old Christian church with a magnificent mosaic and five...

Jan 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Climate change, violence and disease played a key role in the collapse of the Harappan civilization more than 3,000 years ago, according to a new study. This...