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Brancaster Rings tell the story of life in Britain during the twilight of the Roman Empire

Researchers from Newcastle and Oxford Universities have for the first time catalogued in detail each of the 54 Brancaster-type rings known to exist in the UK today and say that they can be dated with confidence due to their design and...Show More Summary

Archaeologists find oldest mosaic at Roman Baths in Bath

The earliest mosaic ever found at the Roman Baths in Bath has been discovered during excavations taking place in advance of the Archway Project, which will extend the public access into a new area of the site. The post Archaeologists find oldest mosaic at Roman Baths in Bath appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Rare Ancient Roman Boxing Gloves Uncovered at Vindolanda

During the summer of 2017 Vindolanda archaeologists enjoyed one of their most successful annual research excavation seasons to date with one remarkable discovery after another coming to light. The post Rare Ancient Roman Boxing Gloves Uncovered at Vindolanda appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Prehistoric wine discovered in inaccessible caves forces a rethink of ancient Sicilian culture

Monte Kronio rises 1,300 feet above the geothermally active landscape of southwestern Sicily. Hidden in its bowels is a labyrinthine system of caves, filled with hot sulfuric vapors. The post Prehistoric wine discovered in inaccessible caves forces a rethink of ancient Sicilian culture appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Spiral circle of linked human skeletons discovered at Pre-Aztec burial site in Mexico

A spiral formation of human remains has been unearthed in an ancient burial pit during excavations at a Pre-Aztec village in the south of Mexico City. The post Spiral circle of linked human skeletons discovered at Pre-Aztec burial site in Mexico appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Early example of ancient ochre crayon discovered near prehistoric lake

One of the earliest known examples of a ‘crayon’ used by our our ancestors from approximately 10,000 years ago has been unearthed by archaeologists near prehistoric lake covered in peat. The post Early example of ancient ochre crayon discovered near prehistoric lake appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Archaeology – Frozen in time

The archaeological record of post humanity is being revealed, and then destroyed by melting glacial patches in Scandinavia, the Alps and North America. The post Archaeology – Frozen in time appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Discoveries from dawn of the Cycladic Bronze Age on remote Greek Island

Excavations by the University of Cambridge on the island of Keros, an uninhabited Greek island in the Cyclades southeast of Naxo has discovered a complex series of monumental structures and technological sophistication previously unknown. The...Show More Summary

Leading battlefield archaeologist to confirm crucial Wars of the Roses battle site of first Yorkist King

IT was a morning in early February 1461 and a freak of meteorology made it appear that there were three suns in the sky.  For the 18-year-old Edward, Duke of York, this was a sign that he and his army would prevail when they clashedShow More Summary

Prehistoric Paradise discovered at Jaljulia

Archaeologists have discovered a prehistoric site dating from 500,000 years ago at Juljulia near Tel Aviv. The post Prehistoric Paradise discovered at Jaljulia appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

The Sinagua and Montezuma Castle

The Sinagua was a pre-Columbian civilisation from 500CE to 1425CE that lived primarily in what is now Arizona, USA. The modern name of Sinagua was created in 1939 by archaeologist Harold S. Colton from the Spanish words “Sin” and “Aqua”,...Show More Summary

Doggerland – Europe’s Lost Land

Doggerland is a submerged land mass beneath what is now the North Sea, that once connected Britain to continental Europe. The post Doggerland – Europe’s Lost Land appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Archaeologists uncover Byzantine Monastery and Church

Remains of a 1500-year-old monastery and church dating from the Byzantine period has been uncovered by archaeologists at an archaeological site in Beit Shemesh, Israel. The post Archaeologists uncover Byzantine Monastery and Church appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Ancient Turkic monument complex discovered in Mongolia

A square monument complex comprising of 14 pillars inscribed with Turkic runic inscriptions has been discovered on the steppe at the archaeological site of Dongoin shiree in eastern Mongolia. The post Ancient Turkic monument complex discovered in Mongolia appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Study of stone hats suggests supportive communities

A study by researchers from Binghamton University on the giant stone hats of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) has suggested that the long-held belief of a warrior culture on the island may be wrong. The post Study of stone hats suggests supportive communities appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

2500 year old cave paintings discovered on Indonesian island

Cave paintings on an unexplored Indonesian island has been discovered by researchers from The Australian National University (ANU). The post 2500 year old cave paintings discovered on Indonesian island appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Hieroglyphic Inscriptions Illuminate the Demise of the Hittites

The political geography of Western Asia Minor at the end of the Bronze Age (ca. 1200 BCE) has finally been established. The post Hieroglyphic Inscriptions Illuminate the Demise of the Hittites appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Viking imported finds discovered in cemetery works

Expansion works of Byneset Cemetery at Steine Church in Trondheim, Norway has led to the discovery of an imported clasp or brooch dating from the Viking era. The post Viking imported finds discovered in cemetery works appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2017

A round up of HeritageDaily's top ten archaeological discoveries from 2017 The post Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2017 appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Discovery of world’s oldest funerary fish hooks by ANU archaeologists

Archaeologists from the Australian National University has discovered five fish hooks dating from the Pleistocene era, approximately 12,000 years ago on Indonesia’s Alor Island. The post Discovery of world’s oldest funerary fish hooks by ANU archaeologists appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

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