Archaeology News

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 to 3,000 meters on the Tibetan Plateau. The scientists have reported evidence from the northeastern Tibetan Plateau indicating that the first villages were established only by 5,200 years ago. “Until now, when and how humans started to live and farm at such extraordinary heights has remained an open...

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...

Oct 24, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists from the United States, Canada, Germany, and Peru, have discovered two ancient settlements in the Pucuncho Basin in the southern Peruvian...

Oct 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of archaeologists led by Dr Mykhailo Videiko of the Kyiv Institute of Archaeology has discovered the remains of a 6,000-year-old temple at a Trypillian...

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...

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...