Archaeology News

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 Andes – named Cuncaicha and Pucuncho – which they say are the highest-altitude Pleistocene archaeological sites yet identified in the world. Photograph of Pucuncho Basin, facing west, showing the Cuncaicha shelter and the Pucuncho workshop. Image credit: Kurt Rademaker et al. One scientific...

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...

Sep 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists from the University of Auckland have found a large section of an East Polynesian sailing canoe dating to around 1400 CE on New Zealand’s...

Sep 24, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists working in Gorham’s Cave in Gibraltar have found what they believe is the first known example of Neanderthal rock art. Neanderthal...

Sep 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeologists of the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) have discovered what they say is an ancient compound with ‘industrial-scale’ wine and oil...