Archaeology News

Mar 20, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Evidence that human ancestors living 500,000 years ago in what is now the Revadim archaeological site used their stone tools on bones of elephants and other mammals, perhaps to butcher them for food, is being reported in the journal PLoS ONE. Straight-tusk elephant rib with cut marks in association with flint tools, including a handaxe. Image credit: Solodenko N et al. The Acheulian site Revadim is located on the southern coastal plain of Israel....

Mar 16, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Israeli archaeologists from the University of Haifa have uncovered an enormous bronze mask of Pan (Faunus, Satyr) – the Greek/Roman god of the woods,...

Mar 11, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Eight, mostly complete talons of the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) from the Krapina Neanderthal site in present-day Croatia may be part of...

Mar 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences debunks the widely-held conservative notion that early human herders, moving...

Mar 9, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of archaeologists from the University of Oregon and the Bureau of Land Management has found an at least 15,800-year-old orange agate tool at a...

Mar 7, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of archaeologists from the French-Egyptian Centre for the Study of Karnak Temples has made a new discovery near the temple of Ptah at Karnak, Luxor,...

Feb 27, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a group of scientists led by Dr Robin Allaby from the University of Warwick, wheat reached Britain approximately 8,000 years ago – two...

Feb 23, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Almost 2,000 gold coins, discovered by amateur divers near the port city of Caesarea in Israel, form the largest single hoard of medieval gold coins ever...

Feb 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists led by Dr Paolo Gabrielli of Ohio State University has discovered evidence of air pollution within the Andean ice that predates the...