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Professor publishes archaeological research on social inequality

The origins of social inequality might lie in the remnants of ancient Eurasia's agricultural societies, according to an article recently published in the major science journal Nature. The post Professor publishes archaeological research on social inequality appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Third Roman temple discovery in Silchester may have been part of emperor’s vanity project

A Roman temple uncovered in a Hampshire farmyard by University of Reading archaeologists may be the first building of its kind in Britain to be dated back to the reign of Emperor Nero. The post Third Roman temple discovery in Silchester may have been part of emperor’s vanity project appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

New treasures from Tutankhamun’s tomb

As part of a German-Egyptian project, archaeologists from Tübingen for the first time examine embossed gold applications from the sensational find of 1922. The motifs indicate surprising links between the Levant and the Egypt of the pharaohs. The post New treasures from Tutankhamun’s tomb appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Medieval treasure unearthed at the Abbey of Cluny

A large medieval treasure has been unearthed during excavations last September at the Abbey of Cluny, a former Benedictine monastery in Cluny, Saône-et-Loire, France.   The post Medieval treasure unearthed at the Abbey of Cluny appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Young Archaeologists of the Year 2017 Announced – Cassie Bradshaw

The YAC – Young Archaeologists Club has announced that Cassie Bradshaw from Formby has won the prestigious Young Archaeologist of the Year 2017 award at the Council for British Archaeology's Day of Archaeology. The post Young Archaeologists of the Year 2017 Announced – Cassie Bradshaw appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Pictish carving found in Perth and Kinross revealed

Workmen on Perth & Kinross Council's £35 million A9/A85 project recently uncovered a large carved stone whilst excavating part of the site. The post Pictish carving found in Perth and Kinross revealed appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Archaeologists uncover library of cuneiform tablets in Iraq’s Kurdish region

University of Tübingen archaeologists headed by Professor Peter Pfälzner have made sensational finds in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq. The post Archaeologists uncover library of cuneiform tablets in Iraq’s Kurdish region appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Deadly lead: how lead poisoning affected the Roman Empire

Archaeologists at the University of Sheffield are investigating how lead poisoning affected human health in the Roman Empire. The post Deadly lead: how lead poisoning affected the Roman Empire appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Archaeologists unearth stone courses in Western Wall Tunnels & Ancient Theatre

Excavations conducted by the Israel Antiques Authority have discovered large portions of stone courses of the Western Wall that has laid buried for 1700 years under Wilson’s Arch in addition to a 200 seat Roman Theatre. The post Archaeologists unearth stone courses in Western Wall Tunnels & Ancient Theatre appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Viking Age script deciphered – mentions ‘Allah’ and ‘Ali’

What was previously thought to be typical Viking Age patterns in silver have now proven to be geometric Kufic characters. The Uppsala University researchers behind the study also show that both Allah and Ali are invoked in the patterns...Show More Summary

Partial statues of King Psamtik I, Ramses II and Ra-Hor-Akhti discovered in Egypt

Archaeologists working in Souq al-Kharnis in the Matariya district of Egypt have uncovered a large number of fragments of the lower part of King Psmatik I’ colossus, fragments of a colossal statue of King Ramses II and part of the statue...Show More Summary

Shiptime Maritime Archaeology Project, Orkney HMS Royal Oak Steam Pinnace Located

The tragic story of the loss of HMS Royal Oak in the first weeks of the Second World War is well known in Orkney and further afield, but there has always been mystery surrounding the location of one of the small vessels that was used...Show More Summary

U of T archaeologist goes underwater to study ancient trade routes in Cyprus

Fulton, an assistant professor of historical studies at U of T Mississauga, recently completed the first season of field work in a three-year study of an ancient marine site off the coast of Cyprus. The post U of T archaeologist goes underwater to study ancient trade routes in Cyprus appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Luwian Hieroglyphic Inscription Explains the End of the Bronze Age

A unique find from 1878 has been rediscovered – The Great King of Mira relates his conquests in the Hittite realm – The Sea Peoples came from Western Asia Minor. The post Luwian Hieroglyphic Inscription Explains the End of the Bronze Age appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Excavating an Iron Age Dun in the Scottish Highlands

Recently published research reveals the discovery of a dun and the complex history of an archetypal Iron Age settlement in Scotland. The post Excavating an Iron Age Dun in the Scottish Highlands appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Finland’s wetlands are an internationally significant archaeological repository

Finland is among the most wetland-rich countries in Europe. The ecological and geological characteristics of the country, as well as its climate history, have promoted paludification and the formation of peatlands and alluvial strata. The...Show More Summary

Solving the Easter Island population puzzle

Easter Island, known as Rapa Nui by its inhabitants, has been surrounded in mystery ever since the Europeans first landed in 1722. The post Solving the Easter Island population puzzle appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Remains of decapitated toads found in jar from 4,000-year-old tomb

Research by the Israel Antiquities Authority in cooperation with academic institutions unearthed a jar containing decapitated toads, in addition to evidence of cultivation of date palms and myrtle bushes from Middle Bronze Age. The post Remains of decapitated toads found in jar from 4,000-year-old tomb appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Mosaic Discovery in Roman Villa Excavation

A stunning Roman mosaic floor has been partly uncovered during a community archaeological dig in Berkshire, England. The post Mosaic Discovery in Roman Villa Excavation appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Ancient textiles reveal differences in Mediterranean fabrics in the 1st millennium BC

Textiles represent one of the earliest human craft technologies and applied arts, and their production would have been one of the most important time, resource and labour consuming activities in the ancient past. The post Ancient textiles reveal differences in Mediterranean fabrics in the 1st millennium BC appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

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