Archaeology News

Jul 1, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of archaeologists headed by Dr Paola Villa from the University of Colorado Museum, Boulder, Colorado, has discovered a mixture of ochre and casein from milk dating to 49,000 years ago that Stone Age South Africans may have used to adorn themselves with or to decorate stone or wooden slabs. A 49,000-year-old stone flake from the Sibudu cave, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Scale bar – 1 cm. Image credit: Villa P et al. Ochre powder production...

Jun 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Carbon 14 dating of scarlet macaw remains from Chaco Canyon in northwestern New Mexico indicates that interaction between the pre-Hispanic Pueblo people...

Jun 22, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Israeli archaeologists have found a 3,000-year-old (around the time of King David’s reign) ceramic jar at the archaeological site of Khirbet Qeiyafa...

Jun 15, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Thousands of stone tools crafted 40,000 – 45,000 years ago (early Upper Paleolithic) and unearthed from the recently discovered cave site of Mughr...

Jun 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announce they have found the 1,500-year-old ruins of a Christian church near Abu Gosh, a small...

Jun 5, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of archaeologists led by Dr Christopher Standish from the University of Bristol and the University of Southampton suggests people were trading...

May 28, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists excavating at the archaeological site of the Bet Ha-‘Emeq have unearthed a fragment of an Early Bronze Age...

May 20, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Sonia Harmand of Stony Brook University has unearthed the earliest tools ever found – dated at 3.3 million years old. A...

May 11, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Previously, the dawn of the Viking Age has been dated to a June 793 raid by Norwegian Vikings on Lindisfarne. But a new study, led by Dr Steve Ashby of...