Archaeology News

Sep 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Ido Wachtel, a PhD student and an archaeologist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology, has discovered a 5,000-year-old crescent-shaped structure near the city of Safed, about 15 km northwest of the Sea of Galilee. Jethro Cairn, a large crescent-shaped stone monument dating to 3050-2650 BC. Image credit: © Google Earth. At about 150 meters in length and 7 meters in height, the monument, dubbed ‘Jethro Cairn,’ can be...

Sep 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists from the Birmingham University-led Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project have discovered 17 previously unknown archaeological monuments around...

Sep 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Thilo Gross of the University of Bristol has combined depictions of lions, wild dogs, elephants and other creatures from...

Sep 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists led by Dr Nanna Holm of the Danish Castle Center have discovered a massive Viking ring fortress near Køge, a seaport about 39 km southwest...

Sep 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Dr Roberta Mazza at the University of Manchester’s John Rylands Research Institute has discovered what she says is the world’s oldest surviving document...

Aug 29, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of archaeologists who have analyzed samples from about 40 large wine jars found in a 3,700-year-old Canaanite royal wine cellar at...

Aug 26, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Underwater archaeologists from the Groplan project, led by Dr Timmy Gambin of the University of Malta, say they have discovered the remains of a sunken...

Aug 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A 7,000-year-old copper awl unearthed at the archaeological site of Tel Tsaf, Israel, is the earliest metal artifact found to date in the Middle East,...

Aug 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists led by Dr Alfred Sanchis Serra from the Museu de Prehistòria de València have reported evidence of land snail consumption from the archaeological...