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Possible Viking boat burial found beneath Trondheim market square

Archaeologists have announced the discovery of a possible Viking boat burial in Central Trondheim, Norway The post Possible Viking boat burial found beneath Trondheim market square appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Tomb of early classic Maya ruler found in Guatemala

The tomb of a Maya ruler excavated this summer at the Classic Maya city of Waka’ in northern Guatemala is the oldest royal tomb yet to be discovered at the site, the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Guatemala has announced. The post Tomb of early classic Maya ruler found in Guatemala appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

New Kingdom tomb of goldsmith discovered in Luxor Draa Abul Naga necropolis

Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Khaled El-Enany has announced the discovery of a New Kingdom tomb that belonged to the God Amun’s goldsmith, Amenemhat (Kampp 390), along with a burial shafts containing further burials. The post New Kingdom tomb of goldsmith discovered in Luxor Draa Abul Naga necropolis appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Exquisite collection of Roman cavalry finds

Swords, arrow heads and ballista bolts amongst a cache of artefacts discovered during cavalry barrack excavations at Roman Vindolanda. The post Exquisite collection of Roman cavalry finds appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Seals (bullae) from late 1st Temple period shed light on the bureaucracy & officials of ancient Jerusalem

Who was Achiav ben Menachem? A collection of dozens of sealings, mentioning the names of officials dated to the days of the Judean kingdom prior to the Babylonian destruction, was unearthed during excavations by the Israel Antiquities...Show More Summary

Ancient villages lost at sea in East Riding

Evidence of communities on the Humber dating back 8,000 years resulting from a geophysical study and small scale excavation between Outstrays and Skeffling village last autumn. The post Ancient villages lost at sea in East Riding appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Archaeologists uncover ancient trading network in Vietnam

A team of archaeologists from The Australian National University (ANU) has uncovered a vast trading network which operated in Vietnam from around 4,500 years ago up until around 3,000 years ago. The post Archaeologists uncover ancient trading network in Vietnam appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Two Ritual Baths (Miqva’ot) of the Great Synagogue of Vilna unearthed after their Destruction in the Holocaust 70 years earler

A team of Israeli, Lithuanian and American archaeologists unearthed the remains of two ritual baths that were used by congregants at the Great Synagogue in Vilna, today the capital of Lithuania. The post Two Ritual Baths (Miqva’ot) of...Show More Summary

Public excavations of WW2 German prisoner-of-war camp in Inari

The excavation site is a Second World War German-run PoW camp at Inari Hyljelahti. The camp housed Soviet and other PoWs and forced and slave labourers, who were involved in road building and forest working. The post Public excavations of WW2 German prisoner-of-war camp in Inari appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Lufton Villa excavations reveal new details about famous fish mosaic

A two week excavation of a Roman villa by a team of Newcastle University students has uncovered new details about its famous octagonal fish mosaic. The post Lufton Villa excavations reveal new details about famous fish mosaic appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Ancient Devon community had a taste for exotic food and drink

Devon farmers who made their home in the same remote location for 1,200 years had a taste for exotic imported food and drink, archaeologists have found. The post Ancient Devon community had a taste for exotic food and drink appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Archaeological research for Crossrail reveals the murky past of the New Churchyard in the City of London

Soon-to-be published research undertaken by MOLA archaeologists who excavated the new Elizabeth line station at Liverpool Street reveals stories of bodysnatching and religious dissenters at the New Churchyard. The post Archaeological...Show More Summary

Pictish fort reveals surprising archaeological treasures

A Pictish fort thought to have been largely destroyed by 19th century development has yielded surprising treasures including an 1100 year old Anglo Saxon coin and the remnants of a Pictish building. The post Pictish fort reveals surprising archaeological treasures appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Maritime Archaeology Project underway in Orkney

Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA) announces a collaborative maritime archaeology project surveying shipwrecks of the German High Seas Fleet and the war graves HMS Hampshire, HMS Vanguard and HMS Royal Oak. The post Maritime Archaeology Project underway in Orkney appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

10 Roman London Locations

Londinium was a settlement established on the current site of the City of London around AD 50. It served as a major commercial centre for the Roman Empire until its abandonment during the 5th century. The post 10 Roman London Locations appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Durham becomes first UK team to excavate in Forbidden City

Archaeologists from Durham University in the UK have become the first UK team to excavate inside the walls of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. The post Durham becomes first UK team to excavate in Forbidden City appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Military veterans and local community help archaeologists excavate major castle site

An archaeological project which is taking place on the site of a medieval castle near Ormskirk, West Lancashire, has been set up to help solve some baffling archaeological mysteries. The post Military veterans and local community help archaeologists excavate major castle site appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

New Kingdom Egypt: The goldsmith’s tomb

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich Egyptologist Julia Budka is studying the impact of intercultural contacts in Ancient Egypt. The post New Kingdom Egypt: The goldsmith’s tomb appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

2,700-Year-Old Water System Discovered Near Rosh Ha-Ayin

An impressively large 2,700-year-old water system has been discovered during excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority near Rosh Ha-Ayin. The post 2,700-Year-Old Water System Discovered Near Rosh Ha-Ayin appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Kakadu find confirms earliest Australian occupation

Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years - much longer than the 47,000 years believed by some archaeologists. The post Kakadu find confirms earliest Australian occupation appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

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