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March 7th to 10th, 2017 Edition

From Vilified to Vindicated: the Story of Jacques Cinq-Mars-How a toxic debate over the first Americans hobbled science for decades Hakai Magazine


Important Pre-Clovis Sites

A growing body of scientific research is pushing back the timeline for the arrival of humans in the New World. The sites shown here all point to the presence of pre-Clovis hunters. Illustration by Mark Garrison and Joel Friesen

2,000 Year Old Road Excavated near Bet Shemesh Jewish Press

Australian aboriginal hair shows 50,000 years connection to country Popular Archaeology

Dental Plaque DNA Opens New Window on Neanderthal Life-Ways: DNA study reveals what two different groups of Neanderthals consumed and how they practiced their own medicine Popular Archaeology

Two Male Skeletons Unearthed With Fingers Interwoven In London Elizabeth Crossrail The Science Times

Look on my works, ye mighty … Ozymandias statue found in mud-Archaeologists believe eight-metre statue found in Cairo slum is of Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt in 13th century BC The Guardian UK

Discovery of widespread platinum may help solve Clovis people mystery Popular Archaeology

Ancient nomadic herders beat a path to the Silk Road Science News

Statue of Amenhotep III, 66 of goddess Sekhmet unearthed in Luxor Ahram Online

Advanced Radar Tech Could Save Ancient City of Angkor’s Collapsing Monuments Live Science

Tree roots from late 10th century signal a show of power in Tottori Asahi Shimbun
March 3rd to 6th, 2017 Edition

Ancient skulls may belong to elusive humans called Denisovans Science Magazine

Archaeologists say they’ve found the campsite used by survivors of legendary ‘doomed’ ship Alaska Dispatch News

4,000 Years Old Mysterious Tomb with Rock Art Exposed in Upper Galilee Jewish Press

Hundreds of previously undiscovered ancient oak trees found in English countryside Independent UK

Greek Culture Minister allocates €2.5 million for Amphipolis Tomb project works Tornos News

Scientists study ways to preserve world heritage sites damaged in armed conflicts PhysOrg

Why Did Greenland’s Vikings Vanish? Newly discovered evidence is upending our understanding of how early settlers made a life on the island — and why they suddenly disappeared Smithsonian Magazine

How to Eat Like a Viking-It’s no surprise that the fearsome raiders relished wild boar meat. But yogurt? National Geographic
March 2nd, 2017 Edition

Evidence of large burial mound points to resting place of emperor Asahi Shimbun

Archaeologists Uncover Vast Ancient Roman Mining Operation in Spain Haaretz

Ancient peoples shaped the Amazon rainforest-Trees domesticated by pre-Columbian peoples remain more common in forests near ancient settlements Popular Archaeology

‘Patchwork’ Early Human Fossils Suggest Intermixing Live Science
March 1st, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists Scale History of Ancient Staircase The Cambodia Daily

High official’s family tombs unearthed in Chengdu

Fabled ‘Atlantis Alloy’ Recovered in Greater Numbers From Ancient Shipwreck Seeker

Tree scars record 700 years of natural and cultural fire history in a northern forest Ecological Society of America\Science Daily
February 26th to 28th, 2017 Edition

Ancient cultures also were affected by climate change Columbus Dispatch

Puzzle of the Maya pendant-Large carved jade unearthed in southern Belize University of California – San Diego\EurekAlert

Mystery over male Black Death victims found buried hand in hand The Guardian UK

New study reignites debate over Viking settlements in England Science Nordic

Confucius depicted on mirror Ecns China

Chaco’s Elites Were Natives of Chaco Canyon, Not Migrants, Their Remains Show Western Digs

‘Oldest’ Iron Age gold work in Britain found in Staffordshire BBC News

Palaces of Ancient Persia Were Built with ‘Fire Temple’ Wood Live Science
February 24th & 25th, 2017 Edition

38,000 year-old engravings confirm ancient origins of technique used by Seurat, Van Gogh Popular Archaeology

Ancient burials and artefacts unearthed beneath Lincoln Eastern Bypass site The Lincolnite

Ancient sanctuary from obscure religion that competed with Christianity unearthed in Corsica-Dedicated to the god Mithra, it is the first ever discovered on the island International Business Times

The toy boat that sailed the seas of time The Norwegian University of Science and Technology\Science Daily
February 22nd & 23rd, 2017 Edition

Genetic data show mainly men migrated from the Pontic Steppe to Europe 5,000 years ago Popular Archaeology

75 Years After Start of Internment, Archaeologists Excavate Hawaii’s Largest Camp NBC News

3,000-Year-Old Child Footprints Found at Site of Ancient Egyptian Palace Seeker

Thousands of horsemen may have swept into Bronze Age Europe, transforming the local population Science

Study of ancient skulls suggest there may have been multiple migrations into the Americas PhysOrg

Medieval burials on Yamal peninsula may have been ritualistic sacrifices Siberian Times
February 21st, 2017 Edition

1,800 Year Old List of Synagogue Donors Discovered in Galilee Village Jewish Press

Ancient Roman House and Phallic Amulets Discovered in Israel Live Science

Elite ‘Dynasty’ at Chaco Canyon Got Its Power From One Woman, DNA Shows Western Digs

Kennewick Man skeleton may be on its way back to ancestral home PhysOrg

Archaeologists discover ‘coexistence’ between Aboriginal people and settlers in North Parramatta ABC News

Medieval graffiti survey underway in Bolton to uncover different marks used to ward of evil spirit — and co-ordinators want The Bolton News
February 18th to February 20th, 2017 Edition

Sharpening our knowledge of prehistory on East Africa’s bone harpoons PhysOrg

2,700-year-old jug found in south helps archaeologists focus digs Israel Hayom

To dye for: snail shell found on Temple Mount colors researchers’ interest Jewish News Service

Greece displays ‘7,000-year-old archaeological enigma’ BBC News

Did Stone Age people build a large labyrinth in Denmark? Science Nordic
February 17th, 2017 Edition

Transport back in time to ancient Roman sites with virtual reality CBS News

Linguist’s ‘big data’ research supports waves of migration into the Americas University of Virginia\Science Daily

Scarcity of resources led to violence in prehistoric central California California State Polytechnic University Pomona\Science Daily

Facial reconstruction of Pictish man brutally murdered 1,400 years ago Past Horizons

Collapse of Aztec society linked to catastrophic salmonella outbreak Nature
February 14th to February 16th, 2017 Edition

Tel Aviv University, Hebrew U., UC San Diego researchers: New evidence says geomagnetic force ‘spiked’ in 8th century BCE Jewish Press

Charred turnip dinner from 400 years ago throws new light on conquest of Siberia Siberian Times

Looking at Sardinian DNA for genetic clues to an island’s – and Europe’s – past Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists shocked to find ancient gateway at ‘House of Gates’ The Times of Israel

Unusual Burial Unearthed in Transylvania City News

Linguist’s ‘big data’ research supports waves of migration into the Americas Popular Archaeology

Scientists whose radar scans show that there is NO hidden chamber in Tut’s tomb are still barred from speaking publicly or presenting their research Live Science

3,000-year-old spearhead found in Angus ‘find of a lifetime’ The Scotsman
February 11th to February 13th, 2017 Edition

More on Clovis Culture, Ice Age Fauna Weren’t Wiped Out by Cosmic Impact, Study Finds Western Digs

Stolen and smuggled part of sarcophagus to be repatriated in Greece after 30 years Tornos News

1,700-Year-Old Untouched Tomb Yields Elaborate Headdress Figurine Live Science

The Etruscans, Phoenicians and Tartessos Current Archaeology
February 9th & February 10th, 2017 Edition

Broken pebbles offer clues to Paleolithic funeral rituals Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists find 12th Dead Sea Scrolls cave The Hebrew University of Jerusalem\EurekAlert

More on Viking VIP: Grave Belonging to ‘Warrior of High Status’ Live Science

400-year-old map shows Edo Castle’s purpose when built Asahi Shimbun

Swiss archaeologist shines light on Sudan’s buried past AFP\Yahoo News
February 7th & February 8th, 2017 Edition

More on Archaeology: Origin of gender inequalities Nature

Study shows Pre-Columbian builders managed Amazonian forests-Amazonian forests were not pristine when Europeans arrived Popular Archaeology

Shifting monsoon altered early cultures in China, study says The Earth Institute at Columbia University\EurekAlert

Dig Unearths Ancient Furnace in Hunt for Cambodia’s Past Cambodia Daily

‘Monumental’ building complex discovered at Qantir in Egypt’s Nile Delta Ahram Online

Cartography expert: Ancient Greeks in Ionia first used GPS method to navigate Tornos News

Big cluster of 2,200-year-old boat coffins unearthed in SW China Xinhuanet
February 4th to February 6th, 2017 Edition

New Masada expedition gets underway Israel21c

Baltic hunter-gatherers began farming without influence of migration, ancient DNA suggests Popular Archaeology

Ancient Tomb of Chinese General and Princess Filled with Figurines Live Science

Archaeologists, engineers race to save ancient tomb from being submerged Daily Sabah

Hundreds of ancient earthworks built in the Amazon University of Exeter\EurekAlert

Revealed: the secrets of rare Viking boat burial uncovered in Swordle Bay on Ardnamurchan peninsula The Herald Scotland

8 rock carvings from the Tubo period found in Tibet China Daily

Trujillo: 3 tombs found near Huaca de la Luna Peru This Week
February 2nd & February 3rd, 2017 Edition

Ancient DNA reveals ‘continuity’ between Stone Age and modern populations in East Asia Popular Archaeology

Ancient Egyptian’s Baboon Obsession Laid Hidden Within Luxor Tomb-A secret chamber inside a royal scribe’s tomb shows that his muse was, apparently, a primate Seeker

Abu Dhabi archaeologists unearth rare, well-preserved Stone Age house The National

Iron Age secrets exhumed from riches-filled crypt-Treasures point to trade links between Central Europe, Mediterranean cultures Science News

Scientists unlock secrets of oldest surviving global trade map PhysOrg

Heidelberg Castle revisited Science Daily
January 31st & February 1st, 2017 Edition

New finds at oldest island mystery sanctuary on Greece’s Keros confirm its important role in antiquity Tornos News

Climate change drove population decline in New World before Europeans arrived Popular Archaeology

Jar containing human remains from Hellenistic period found in southwestern Turkey Daily Sabah

Artifacts turning up in Savannah as hurricane debris is removed WLOX News

Southern Sweden may have its own Vasa as historic shipwreck is identified The Local

Tattooed owners of the world’s oldest carpets get health check after 2,200 years Siberian Times
January 29th & 30th, 2017 Edition

Saxon workshop evidence found by amateur archaeologists in Somerset BBC News

Once-flooded Spanish villages and archaeological sites emerge as reservoirs dry up

Glass bracelet discovered dury excavation in Zorat Karer archaeological site-Armenia ArmenPress

Archaeological finds of Urartian era discovered in Armenia’s Gegharkunik region Panorama AM

New Pre-Roman Settlement at Vagnari, Italy Past Horizons

Ancient Mayan Superhighways Found in the Guatemala Jungle Seeker
January 27th & 28th, 2017 Edition

The ancient Indus civilization’s adaptation to climate change Popular Archaeology

More on Mesa Verde’s Sun Temple Reveals Geometrical ‘Genius,’ Physicist Says Western Digs

Archaeologists discovered the wreck of a 1,800 year old Roman ship near the island of Cabrera, south of Mallorca HR News

Anthropologists uncover art by (really) old masters — 38,000 year-old engravings New York University\EurekAlert

2,000-year-old clay doll dug up in one piece at Osaka ruins site Asahi Shimbun

The oldest glass-making workshop in Poland is approximately 2 thousand years old Science in Poland
January 25th & 26th, 2017 Edition

Danish archaeologists find 3,500-year-old gemstones-Discovery on Kuwaiti island sheds light on previously unknown period Copenhagen Post

Police Seize 3,500 Stolen Artifacts, Arrest 75 in Suspected Art-Trafficking Ring NBC News

400-Year-Old Gospel Book in Bulgarian Printed in Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Discovered in Church in Voynezha Archaeology in Bulgaria

A 400-year-old shopping list has been discovered under the floorboards at Knole Kent Live

Palaeolithic art developed from public galleries towards more private exhibitions-A researcher at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country proposes analysing characteristics such as the location and visibility of Palaeolithic works to try to deduce their purpose Popular Archaeology

Wyoming Wildfire Reveals ‘Massive’ Shoshone Camp, Thousands of Artifacts Western Digs

Scientists divided over whether ‘Furku.Al’ rock inscription is genuinely the work of Vikings Telegraph UK
January 21st to 24th, 2017 Edition

Ancient cultures used food to domesticate wild animals The Columbus Dispatch

Possible Medieval ‘Synagogue’ Uncovered Near Sea of Galilee Live Science

Goddess sculpture found in Aegean Sea Hurriyet Daily News

ASU scientist finds advanced geometry no secret to prehistoric architects in US Southwest Arizona State University\EurekAlert

Archaeologists discover man whose tongue was replaced by a stone The Guardian UK

Shifting diets in Bronze Age China point to gender inequality Ars Technica UK

Metal Detectorists Help Archaeologists Dig Up a Secret History New York Times

Archaeologists uncover new clues to Maya collapse Popular Archaeology

Ancient figures reveal trading routes of prehistoric African civilisation PhysOrg
January 20th, 2017 Edition

Archaeological research at a site in Galloway has suggested it may have been at the heart of a “lost kingdom” from the Dark Ages BBC News

Ancient Sundial Shaped Like Ham Was Roman Pocket Watch National Geographic

Polish researcher investigates the health of children in ancient Egypt Science in Poland

Humans, not climate change, wiped out Australian megafauna-Monash University, CU-Boulder researchers show steep decline in megafauna shortly after 45,000 years ago Popular Archaeology

The truth is in the garbage: New research examines ancient Roman trash USA Today
January 19th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists Find Huge Crypt with Early Christian Martyrs’ Bones in Roman, Byzantine City Zaldapa in Northeast Bulgaria Archaeology in Bulgaria

Iceman Oetzi’s last meal was ‘Stone Age bacon’ PhysOrg

The fiery demise of a vitrified hillfort in Scotland Past Horizons

Archaeologists just found a medieval horse’s head at the Colossseum The Local

Massive Burial Ground Unearthed at Medieval Monastery in Sudan Live Science

More on Major Viking Age manor discovered at Birka, Sweden Popular Archaeology
January 17th & 18th, 2017 Edition

Discovery of tomb building in Seymareh IRNA

More on archaeologists Unearth 1,500-Year-Old Settlement, Precious Jewelry in England Sci-News

Rare Evidence of Pregnancy-Related Death Found at Ancient Troy Live Science\Yahoo News

Byzantine tombs unearthed in marble city Hurriyet News

Danish archaeologist may have found the tomb of a really, really (really) old Viking chief Copenhagen Post

Discovery adds rock collecting to Neanderthal’s repertoire-Scientists examine interesting limestone rock found at Croatian Neanderthal site Popular Archaeology

More on Bones in Yukon Cave Show Humans in North America 24,000 Years Ago, Study Says Western Digs
January 15th & 16th, 2017 Edition

Pendant of teen, possibly linked to Anne Frank, found at death camp Times of Israel

Çatalhöyük figurines symbolize ‘elderly women, not Cybele’ Hurriyet Daily News

Archaeologists unearth ancient copper-smelting site dating to King David The Jerusalem Post

Royal Alberta Museum to crack open 1,600-year-old roasting pit with meal still inside Global News

Archaeologists discovered 7 thousand old years old house in Moldova Science in Poland

Rare basement, fireplace excavated at 2,400-year-old palace in NW China Xinhuanet
January 10th to 14th, 2017 Edition

Board game and luxuries discovered in Crusader castle in the Galilee Haaretz

Ancient Buddha found as water level of reservoir lowers in E China Xinhuanet

Haifa U. Archeologists Excavate Golan Heights Roman Theater Jewish Press

A research framework for tracing human migration events after ‘out of Africa’ origins Popular Archaeology

More on: How Did People of Chaco Canyon Grow Their Food? Expert Says, They Didn’t Western Digs

Priceless archaeological treasure surfaces after storm in Crete, Greece (video) Tornos News

Archaeological Find Puts Humans in North America 10,000 Years Earlier Than Thought-New evidence suggests humans lived in a Yukon cave during the last ice age 24,000 years ago Hakai Magazine

Byzantine skeleton yields 800-year-old genomes from a fatal infection University of Wisconsin-Madison\EurekAlert

This Secret Feature Kept Ancient Roman Chariots From Crashing-Close examination of an ancient toy chariot has revealed a clue to what helped lead ancient Roman charioteers to victory Seeker

Crossrail dig unearths 13,000 Victorian jam jars BBC News

Twelve new tombs discovered in Gebel el Silsila, Egypt Lund University\Science Daily

Highly important’ Anglo-Saxon village remains discovered in Cambridge housing site Cambridge News

Ancient surgeon’s room discovered by Polish archaeologists in Cyprus Science in Poland
January 8th & 9th, 2017 Edition

Pile of Skeletons Found Inside 2,400-Year-Old Tomb in Iraq Live Science

Celtic Shrine Discovered in Bulgaria’s Sboryanovo Showing Celts Mixed with Ancient Thracian Getae Tribes Archaeology in Bulgaria

St Andrews excavations uncover valuable archaeology PhysOrg

Central China discovers ancient tomb with detailed frescos Xinhuanet

15th-century disposable cups found in Martin Luther’s Wittenberg Deutsche Welle

Ancient ‘Plain of Jars’ Burial Site Recreated in Virtual Reality Live Science
January 5th to 7th, 2017 Edition

Humans occupied Tibetan Plateau thousands of years earlier than previously thought Popular Archaeology

Research sheds new light on high-altitude settlement in Tibet University of Wyoming\EurekAlert

The first Polish archaeological research project in Burkina Faso Science in Poland

‘Calendar Rock’ Aligns With Winter Solstice-A Neolithic rock with a precisely-carved hole was found in Sicily Seeker
January 4th, 2017 Edition

Hikers Discover Engravings of Menorah and Cross in Judaean Lowlands Water Cistern Jewish Press

Archaeological dig in Kouklia reveals ancient rampart Famagusta Gazette

Ancient Egyptian pot burials were not just for the poor Science News

Archaeologist defies sceptics in pursuit of lost city of Trellech The Guardian UK

Archaeologists after new discoveries from Sassanid Empire at Gorgan Wall IRNA

Greek, Danish Archaeologists Discover More of Ancient Corinth Port Greek Reporter

Archaeologists find remains of a saint with his ‘knees on backwards’ in Lincolnshire Lincolnshire Live

Lavish Carpet Fragments Recovered from 17th-Century Dutch Shipwreck Live Science

Mural found in north China ancient tomb Xinhuanet
December 31st to January 3rd, 2017 Edition

Archeologists have discovered that a clay fragment, found in southern Germany decades ago, is part of a 6000-year-old Neolithic mask- The mask finally sheds light on the religious beliefs and rituals of the era Deutsche Welle

Agatha Christie had little-known role in ancient Nimrud Times of Israel

Ancient Jerusalem Road Hints at Possible Reason for Jewish Revolt Against Rome Haaretz

Archaeologists uncover more secrets from ancient palace and tomb Cyprus Mail

Ancient DNA can both diminish and defend modern minds Popular Archaeology

Sacred agora unearthed in Laodicea Hurriyet News
December 29th & 30th, 2016 Edition

Ancient Chaco Canyon population likely relied on imported food University of Colorado

Many artefacts found in Thang Long Royal Citadel

Clues on Sanada Maru fortress surface during excavation work Asaahi Shimbun

‘Ancient’ standing stones are linked to 1314 battle The Herald Scotland
December 28th, 2016 Edition

Ancient theater, stadium in Adana nearly unearthed Daily Sabah

From Stonehenge to Nefertiti: How High-Tech Archaeology is Transforming Our View of History Science Explorer

Biblical-era Tel Dan wall collapses as storms hit northern Israel Times of Israel

More on Europe’s oldest city Minoan civilization capital Knossos reveals even more priceless treasures Tornos News
December 24th to 27th, 2016 Edition

Plan aims to save Plains Indian archaeology near Stanton The Eagle

Clay Cooking Pots Found in Libya From 10,000 Years Ago Are Earliest Known Haaretz

Knossos, the Capital of Minoan Civilization Still Has More Treasures to Reveal Greek Reporter

Neanderthals in a boat? Not such a far-fetched notion after all-McMaster University research bolsters theory that our primitive cousins were more sophisticated than previously thought Toronto Star

1,900-Year-Old Female Leather Shoes Unveiled for the First Time in Exhibition in Bulgaria’s Sliven Archaeology in Bulgaria

Ancient cave art in the Egyptian Sahara desert depicts two parents, a baby and a star in the east Discovery

Melting Arctic ice patches reveal rich archaeological record Radio Canada

Scans unveil secrets of world’s oldest mummies News AU
December 22nd & 23rd, 2016 Edition

British Columbia archeological site offers look at gardening 3,800 years ago CTV News

Newgrange sun trap may be only 50 years old, says archaeologist-Evidence solstice monument was Iron Age ‘Hiberno-Roman cult site’ was ‘underplayed’ Irish Times

Pharaonic tomb aged over 4,200 years discovered in Aswan Egypt Independent

Archaeological discovery in Jerusalem raises question: Who was Horkanus? Jerusalem Post

9,500-year-old plastered skulls were from vast Middle East ancestor cult, archaeologists say Haaretz

Roman-era tombs found in Kütahya Hurriyet News
December 20th & 21st, 2016 Edition

New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found in Judean Desert Haaretz

Top 5 Archaeology Discoveries in the American West of 2016 Western Digs

5,000 BC ‘Great Goddess with Hair in a Bun’ Found in Huge Shrine in South Bulgaria Unveiled for the First Time Archaeology in Bulgaria

Ancient port investigation near Corinth yields impressive findings (videos) Tornos News

Arctic Inuit, Native American cold adaptations may originate from extinct hominids Popular Archaeology

Computer models find ancient solutions to modern problems-Computational science and archaeology come together to develop solutions to problems of climate change Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists challenge Lochaber’s Banquo’s Walk BBC News

Two unique 8 thousand years old figurines discovered by Polish archaeologists in Turkey Science in Poland
December 17th to 19th, 2016 Edition

Ancient painting found in Tottori connects East Asia cultures Asahi Shimbun

State says 2,300-year-old crab pot skull is Native American Daily World

Skeleton in well and ancient surgery among Paphos’ archaeological finds Cyprus Mail

Archaeology: How far did the Great Hopewell Road stretch across Ohio? Columbus Dispatch

The Great Hopewell Road: New Data, Analysis, and Future Research Prospects Journal of Ohio Archaeology

Earliest evidence discovered of plants cooked in ancient pottery Popular Archaeology

80-meter classical period wall found at Palaepaphos, Cyprus Tornos News

Finds in Bulgaria’s Ohoden Show ‘Mediterranean’, ‘Proto-European’ People Formed Joint Prehistoric Civilization in Southeast Europe, Archaeologist Says Archaeology in Bulgaria

The case of the missing diamonds-Unproved, Washington U. sleuth says of Younger Dryas impact Washington University in St. Louis\EurekAlert

Archaeologists document Dene caribou fences in Northwest Territories CBC News

Dressed up with bling stolen in Viking raids Science Daily

Remote Greek colony had a complex system of fortifications Science in Poland
December 13th to 16th, 2016 Edition-Catching up, again!

Lost ancient city dating back 2,500 years discovered by archaeologists in Greece (video) Tornos News

Who made the ancient rock art? Researchers find a way to identify the sex of the artists who created ancient rock art Popular Archaeology

Impressive Late Antiquity Female Gold Jewels Found in Bulgaria Archaeology in Bulgaria

Raw foodies: Europe’s earliest humans did not use fire-New research conducted by scientists at the University of York reveals for the first time that Europe’s earliest humans did not use fire for cooking, but had a balanced diet of meat and plants—all eaten raw Popular Archaeology

A ‘Stonehenge,’ and a Mystery, in the Amazon New York Times

Archaeologists to explore Scotland of 1,600 years ago The Herald

Bathonea excavations aim to shed light on historic Istanbul quakes Hurriyet Daily News

Chinese archaeologists find 2,000-year-old meat soup New Kerala

2,600 year-old kitchen of Kingdom of Lydia unearthed in western Turkey Daily Sabah

Neanderthals visited seaside cave in England for 180,000 years United Press

Large Roman settlement remains found near Cambridge Cambridge News

Hundreds of Historic Texts Hidden in ISIS-Occupied Monastery Live Science
December 10th to 12th, 2016 Edition

Rare late bronze age crown found in Pieria, northern Greece Tornos News

In South Africa, Colonialism Was Written on Stone Hakai Magazine

Excavation of 2,500-year-old city begins China Daily

Iranian archaeologist uncovers what may be world’s oldest rock etchings Times of Israel

ISIS May Face War-Crime Charges for Destruction of Historic Sites Live Science

Rare 1,500-year-old Odin amulet found in Denmark The Locak Denmark

New evidence of the existence of an unknown Roman camp in Armenia Science in Poland

67 CE ‘Freedom of Zion’ Coin unearthed Jewish Press
December 9th, 2016 Edition

Britain’s Oldest Town Features Britain’s Only Known Roman Circus-Digging Deeper Popular Archaeology

Human blood, organs, and a surprising virus detected in ancient pottery Science Magazine

Ancient Astronomers Tell Us Earth’s Days Have Lengthened Forbes

Khyber rediscovered as rich archaeological area Dawn

Statues of lioness goddess Sekhmet unearthed in Luxor’s Kom El-Hettan excavation Ahram Online
December 8th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists examine Indigenous site dating back 2,200 years on Exploits River-Stone tools found during salvage dig that were used by Groswater Paleoeskimos CBC News

Stained glass evidence of high living standards in ancient Bathonea Hurriyet News

Restoring the Glory-A great ancient monumental agora in the mountains of Turkey is set to rise like a phoenix from its ruins Popular Archaeology

Archeologist findings show Shanghai was key Silk Road port Xinhuanet

Reconstructed face of Robert the Bruce is unveiled BBC News

Archeologist findings show Shanghai was key Silk Road port Xinhuanet
December 6th & 7th, 2016 Edition

Development of new techniques makes it possible to date Australian Aboriginal rock artAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation

New Evidence Reveals Violent Final Days at Arizona’s Montezuma Castle Western Digs

Neolithic Syrians were first to domesticate cereals Spanish National Research Council/EurekAlert

Mysteries of deserted pre-Famine village on Achill Island revealed Irish Central

Archaeology sheds light on Mongolia’s uncertain nomadic future The Guardian UK

Lasers on a toenail clipping reveal Franklin expedition diet, cause of death Ottawa Citizen

More than 70 bloomeries from 2 thousand years ago discovered in Kanie Science in Poland
December 3rd to 5th, 2016 Edition

Remains of the earliest monastery in the British Isles have been unveiled in Somerset Bridgewater Mercury

Researchers find overwhelming evidence of malaria’s existence 2,000 years ago: Analysis of 2,000-year-old human remains has confirmed the presence of malaria during the Roman Empire Popular Archaeology

More on Mummified remains identified as Egyptian Queen Nefertari University of York\EurekAlert

Researchers may have found first polluted river from before Bronze Age University of Waterloo\EurekAlert

Emperor Augustus’ ‘last villa’ inspected ANSA

Burnt down Iron Age house discovered in Denmark Science Nordic

Stashed Cash: Rare Ming Dynasty Banknote Found Inside Chinese Sculpture Live Science\Yahoo News

‘Bronze Age burial reveals its long held secret’ Isle of Man
December 2nd, 2016 Edition

Buff upper arms let Lucy climb trees Science News

Mummified knees are Queen Nefertari’s, archaeologists conclude The Guardian UK

Fires set by Ice Age hunters destroyed forests throughout Europe Science Daily
November 30th & December 1st, 2016 Edition

Ancient Americans Mutilated Corpses in Funeral Rituals Live Science

‘God of wind’: Pre-Columbian temple discovered in Mexico City Deutsche Welle

Analysis of Iron Age ceramics suggests complex pattern of Eastern Mediterranean trade-Elite feasting practices may have driven demand for Cypriot-style pottery in Turkey Popular Archaeology

Ancient Inscription Identifies Gargilius Antiques as Roman Ruler on Eve of Bar Kochva Revolt Jewish Press

Huge Roman Gravestone Found in Field Leads to Discovery of Tomb with Gold Amulet near Bulgaria’s Pavlikeni Archaeology in Bulgaria

Bitumen from Middle East discovered in 7th century buried ship in UK PLoS\EurekAlert

Black Death ‘plague pit’ discovered at 14th-century monastery hospital PhysOrg
November 26th to 29th, 2016 Edition-Catching up!

Greek Archaeologist: Another Monument Might be Buried at Amphipolis Greek Reporter

Meadowcroft-An exclusive interview with internationally acclaimed archaeologist James M. Adovasio reveals what makes the Meadowcroft rockshelter prominent in the ongoing search for the first Americans Popular Archaeology

Earliest Known Clay Figurines in the Southwest May Be Fertility Symbols, Study Says Western Digs

Archaeologists Find Roman Inscription in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Showing Heir of Thracian Kings Was 1st ‘Mayor’ of Ancient Philipopolis Archaeology in Bulgaria

New discoveries unearthed at Terracotta Warriors site Xinhuanet

Pembroke Castle study uncovers possible Henry VII birthplace BBC News

Ancient mound used for defense hints at walled city in Japan Asahi Shimbun

A Bronze Age golden torc, one of the largest and most spectacular to be found, has been uncovered in Cambridgeshire Peterorough Today

Ancient cemetery provides peek into Philistines’ lives, health Science News

Scans locate historic secret room in walls of Gunpowder plot house PhysOrg

Slavs lived in Morocco in Middle Ages, archaeologists find Radio Poland

Divers uncover world’s oldest harbor, in Red Sea-Archaeologists find monumental harbor built by King Cheops 4,600 years ago at Wadi el-Jarf to import stuffs to build the Great Pyramid of Giza Haaretz

Patra University experts helping establish location of ancient Byblos harbor eKathimerini

Archaeologists find 80 km long Great Wall of India Pragativadi News Service
November 24th & 25th, 2016 Edition

Ancient residential city, cemetery discovered in Abydos Egypt Independent

Archaeologists hail discovery of Bronze Age ‘thinker’ figurine in Israel Deutsche Welle

Archaeologists Discover Unknown Fortress Walls, Byzantine Gold Coin in Rusocastro Fortress near Bulgaria’s Kameno Archaeology in Bulgaria

Altar of Miracle-Making Viking King Discovered in Norway Live Science

Glassmaking may have begun in Egypt, not Mesopotamia Science News
November 22nd & 23rd, 2016 Edition

The 6,000-Year-Old Village: Traditional knowledge meets Western science on the central coast of British Columbia (VIDEO) Hakai Magazine

Ancient cistern found under barn in Turkey’s Mardin Hurriyet News

Turkeys were a major part of ancestral Pueblo life Popular Archaeology

Archaeological finds on route of Inverness West Link BBC News

Possible Trade Center Unearthed in Northern China

Spectacular 3,800 Year Old Pottery Vessel Excavated near Tel Aviv Jewish Press
November 20th & 21st, 2016 Edition

Vast 5,600-year-old religious centre discovered near Stonehenge-The centre was built more than 1,000 years before the stones of Stonehenge were erected Independent UK

Rice farming in India much older than thought-Rice was used as a ‘summer crop’ by the Indus civilization Popular Archaeology

Unearthing New Clues to America’s First English Colony Popular Archaeology

Ancient Inscriptions Show Life Once Flourished in Jordan’s ‘Black Desert’ Live Science

Oldest alphabet identified as Hebrew-Controversial claim argues that ancient Israelites turned Egyptian hieroglyphics into letters Science News

Danes identify Aalborg bishop’s 300-year-old poo BBC News

Unsealing of Christ’s Reputed Tomb Turns Up New Revelations: For just 60 hours, researchers had the opportunity to examine the holiest site in Christianity-Here’s what they found National Geographic
November 18th & 19th, 2016 Edition

Kangaroo-bone nose piercing is oldest bone jewellery ever found New Scientist

A National Treasure Tells the Story of Hawaii’s Heritage Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists explore the mecca of Roman veterans in Bosnia and Herzegovina Science in Poland

Archaeologists Find 2nd Antiquity Fortress at Prehistoric, Thracian Rock Shrine near Bulgaria’s Angel Voyvoda Archaeology in Bulgaria
November 17th, 2016 Edition

Stash of Sun King’s valuables found close to Arctic in Siberia Siberian Times

Mexican experts say original pyramid found at Chichen Itza PhysOrg

Italian archaeologists find ‘world’s oldest dentures’ The Local
November 16th, 2016 Edition

Revealing the substandard fate of the Dark Age dead The Independent UK

Ancient latrines, a lucky horse: New finds at Circus Maximus PhysOrg

Archaeologist explores the function of early Native American architecture Northern Illinois University

Israeli archaeologist announces return to Masada after ten-year absence i24 News
November 15th, 2016 Edition

3,600-Year-Old Jewels Found in Judean Foothills Jewish Press

Secrets of 6,000-year-old amulet illuminated by science International Business Times

Mysterious Roman remains uncovered in Swiss town The Local

City dwellers in Middle Ages no worse off than village dwellers Leiden, Universiteit\EurekAlert

For First Nations people, effects of European contact are recorded in the genome Popular Archaeology

Egyptian giant crocodile mummy is full of surprises Popular Archaeology
November 12th to 14th, 2016 Edition

Archaeology: Hopewell show culture can make humans less violent Columbus Dispatch

Built by the Huns? Ancient Stone Monuments Discovered Along Caspian Live Science

Underwater Stone Age settlement mapped out Lund University\EurekAlert

Fountains Abbey study reveals scale of monks’ burial site The GUardian UK

Millennia-old mummy found in Egypt tomb Arab News

Trove of ancient gold, silver discovered at Israeli archeological site The Jerusalem Post

Peat bog reveals more than 1,000 years of Tanzanian history University of York\Science Daily

Public buildings unearthed in Van’s old city Hurriyet Daily News

Ancient Maya king had a luxury pleasure palace outside the city he ruled USA Today

Archaeologists find ‘snapshot’ of 4,500-year-old Canaanite citadel’s last hours Haaretz

Chasing Earhart: Eugene Archaeologist Pairs With Filmmaker In Search Of Answers Register Guard

‘We Couldn’t Believe Our Eyes’: A Lost World of Shipwrecks Is Found New York Times

Neolithic dairy production in the Mediterranean Popular Archaeology

Potato domestication in the Andes Popular Archaeology
November 11th, 2016 Edition

The Lost Norse: Why Did Greenland’s Vikings Disappear? Pulitzer Center

Ancient Lydian city in Turkey needs meticulous study Daily Sabah

Oldest Beer Brewed from Shipwreck’s 220-Year-Old Yeast Microbes Live Science
November 10th, 2016 Edition

Burial site of Siberian Robin Hood unearthed in Altai Republic Siberian Times

Stone adze points to ancient burial rituals in Ireland Science News

Did Shakespeare write Henry V to suit London theatre’s odd shape? Guardian UK

Neanderthal inheritance helped humans adapt to life outside of Africa-Traits inherited for skin and the immune system may have helped buttress survivability through the ages, new study suggests POpular Archaeology
November 8th & 9th, 2016 Edition

Evolution purged many Neanderthal genes from human genome-Larger populations allowed humans to shed weakly deleterious gene variants that were widespread in Neanderthals Popular Archaeology

Causeway discovered in ancient Aswan tomb-The causeway leads to the tomb of the first Middle Kingdom provincial governor of Elephantine Island Ahram Online

Ezekiel’s Wheel Ties African Spiritual Traditions to Christianity New York Times

Prehistoric Greenlanders ate bowhead whales to survive 4,000 years ago International Business Times

Shackle-Bound Skeleton Found in Etruscan Burial Discovery Seeker
November 5th to 7th, 2016 Edition

Archaeological site found south of Dubai shows key aspects of life in Iron Age Arabia Gulf News

Large Gallo-Roman villa has been uncovered in Brittany Connexion

Archaeologists discover a Viking toolbox Science Nordic

The oldest mummies in the world are turning into black slime Science Alert

Excavate ancient Shiva temples buried under sand Times of India

Akko tower ship wreck probably dates to the nineteenth century and is not connected to Napoleon University of Haifa\Science Daily

Researchers want to unravel the mystery of Machu Picchu and the Nazca geoglyphs Science in Poland

Archaeologists Find Medieval Marketplace of Rahovets Fortress near Bulgaria’s Gorna Oryahovitsa Archaeology in Bulgaria

Viking raiders were only trying to win their future wives’ hearts Telegraph UK
November 4th, 2016 Edition

How the chicken crossed the Red Sea-Africa’s oldest domestic chicken bones are relics of ancient trade route Washington University in St. Louis\EurekAlert

‘Cursed’ Medieval Well Found in England-The well was once believed to wash away sins; then it became the site of a curse Discovery

Hellfire club: Dublin dig uncovers ancient artwork BBC News

Bronze Age city discovered in Northern Iraq Past Horizons

Unknown Ancient Roman Thermae Discovered by Accident in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Archaeology in Bulgaria
November 3rd, 2016 Edition

Extinct lion cubs found in Siberia are up to 55,000 years old – latest test results reveal Siberian Times

More on How Ancient Humans Reached Remote South Pacific Islands New York Times

A 9,000-year-old axe sheds light on burial practices-Ireland’s earliest burial site gives up the secrets of our hunter-gatherer ancestors Irish Times
November 1st to 2nd, 2016 Edition

Danish archaeologist discovers new Viking fighting style Copenhagen Post

Humans arrived in Australian interior 49,000 years ago, archaeologists believe Guardian UK

Rare 1,200-Year-Old Gold Coin Discovered in Lower Galilee Jewish Press

Middle Stone Age ochre processing tools reveal cultural and behavioural complexity PLOS\EurekAlert

Age of Segovia aqueduct revised after discovery of ancient coin El Pais

Hundreds of unopened bottles found on mystery shipwreck The Local

Graves discovered on Gwynedd quarry dig with ‘surprise’ artefacts found inside Daily Post

Archaeological evidence at major risk in wetlands University of York\Science Daily
October 29th to 31st, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists disassemble Han tomb’s outer coffin CCTV

On the trail of the Balangoda human Sunday Observer

Mummified Bird, Baby Found in Cave Shed Light on Earliest Desert Farmers Western Digs

Paleolithic jewellery: still eye-catching after 50,000 years Siberian Times

3,800-Year-Old ‘Tableau’ of Egyptian Boats Discovered Live Science

The Once and Future Cobá-Best known for its Maya ruins, today’s living community of Cobá is set to get a major face lift Popular Archaeology

Eureka moment arises as experts discover rare coin in Deadwood Rapid City Journal
October 27th & 28th, 2016 Edition

Ancient inn complex unearthed in Assos Hurriyet News

50,000 years of history of the European bison traced through ancient DNA-Two types of Bison shown in Chauvet Cave paintings coexisted anciently, and a third appeared later, DNA studies confirm Popular Archaeology

Ancient Muslim Inscription Confirms Dome of the Rock’s Jewish Temple Origin Jewish Press

Early Pacific seafarers likely latched onto El Nino and other climate patterns University of Oregon\EurekAlert

X-Rays Are Revealing the Mysterious Writings in Mummy Coffins Wired

8th century Pictish carved stone discovered in Orkney cliff The Scotsman
October 26th, 2016 Edition

Ancient Hebrew Papyrus Seized from Looters, But Is It Authentic? Live Science

Upper Paleolithic humans may have hunted cave lions for their pelts-Cave lion exploitation by ancient humans might have contributed to their extinction Popular Archaeology

Ancient Thracian Gold Treasure Discovered in Rescue Digs of Burial Mound near Bulgaria’s Primorsko Archaeology in Bulgaria
October 23rd to 25th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists examine Saudi site aged 10000 years Al Arabiya

Fragment of 13th C mural showing St Peter found at Plovdiv’s Great Basilica site Sofia Globe
and thisArchaeologists Find Late Antiquity ‘Peacock’ Mosaic, Medieval ‘St. Peter’ Mural in Early Christian Great Basilica in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Archaeology in Bulgaria

Archaeologists accidentally discover dozens of ancient shipwrecks at the bottom of the Black Sea This Week Magazine

Ancient burials suggestive of blood feuds University of Arizona\EurekAlert

Early evidence of heating stone to enhance flaking qualities Past Horizons

More on 2,500-Year-Old Burial Hints at Ancient Cannabis Use Live Science

6th-century tomb reveals longest sword from ancient Japan Asahi Shimbun
October 22nd, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists reveal new findings on the history of the early-Islamic caliphate palace Khirbat al-Minya Universität Mainz\Science Daily

Study finds earliest evidence in fossil record for right-handedness Popular Archaeology

Third shipwreck from Luna fleet discovered Pensacola News Journal

Wreck of World War I German U-boat found off coast of Stranraer BBC News
October 20th & 21st, 2016 Edition

Excavation Reveals Spot Where Romans Breached Jerusalem’s Wall 2,000 Years Ago Jewish Press

Archaeologists use drones to trial virtual reality Australian National University\EurekAlert

Huge ancient shipyard unearthed on Turkey’s Dana Island Hurriyet News

8,000-Year-Old Ritual Uncovered in Mexico Prensa Latina

Archaeologist Discover Roman Era Ritual Pit Inventories in Bulgaria’s Largest Ancient Thracian Burial Mound ‘Maltepe’ Archaeology in Bulgaria

Discovery: ‘Jerusalem’ in Hebrew on Ancient Papyrus Jewish Press

4,000 year old children’s rattle beautifully crafted as bear cub’s head: and it still rattles! Siberian Times

More on Ice Age Cave Dwellers in Oregon Lived Among Extinct ‘Stout-Legged’ Horses Western Digs
October 18th & 19th, 2016 Edition

Spectacular archaeological find in Denmark-5,000-year-old map unearthed on Bornholm Copenhagen Post

Laos’ Plain of Jars recreated in virtual reality Canberra Times

Age of first chief’s ancient tomb reveals Pacific Islanders invented new kind of society Science Daily

West Pomerania-Discovery of a warrior tomb from the Roman period Science in Poland

The Higgs Bison: Mystery species hidden in cave art-Genetic research and Ice Age cave paintings reveal a previously unknown extinct species of bison Popular Archaeology

6,000-Year-Old Cranial Amulet Discovered in Kozareva Mogila Prehistoric Settlement near Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast Archaeology in Bulgaria

Siberia’s stone idols-2,400 year old Ust-Taseyevsky idol ‘underwent racial realignment early in Middle Ages’, losing his European looks Siberian Times

Extensive heat treatment in Middle Stone Age silcrete tool production in South Africa-Controlled use of fire occurred at early stage of tool, blade production Popular Archaeology
October 13th to 17th, 2016 Edition-Sorry for the delay, I was off-roading this weekend

Agriculture development and environmental records during Neolithic Age in north China-Scientists report the intensification and expansion of agriculture during the Neolithic Age in northern China and its imprints in paleo-environmental records, with implications for understanding the Anthropocene Popular Archaeology

10th Century Golden Heart Jewel Worn by Bulgarian Empress Discovered in Medieval Capital Veliki Preslav Archaeology in Bulgaria

Chambers Hidden in Great Pyramid? Scientists Cast Doubt Live Science

Ancient hominid ‘hanky panky’ also influenced spread of STIs Popular Archaeology

Cave art: Etchings hailed as ‘Iberia’s most spectacular’ BBC News

Secrets of Greek artists revealed: X-rays show hidden layers of paint on a stunning 2,500-year-old vase Daily Mail

More on Scientists Untangle Chemistry of Frankincense to Develop ‘Perfume’ Live Science

DNA Analysis Might Solve this 300-Year-Old Case of Royal Adultery and Murder Motherboard

Archaeologists in Sasiny have studied megalithic… Christian tombs Science in Poland
October 11th & 12th, 2016 Edition

Rapid Fire: Ancient Blaze Leveled City in 3 Hours Live Science

Excavations at Vindolanda Roman Fort have dug up a haul of old shoes – and one looks rather familiar Chronicle Live UK

Ancient crossword discovered on wall of basilica in Smyrna Daily Sabah

Lifting the veil on Queen of Sheba’s perfume Popular Archaeology

Scientists map genome of African diaspora in the Americas Popular Archaeology

Western contact with China began long before Marco Polo, experts say BBC News

What two Oxford archaeologists discovered while flying over ancient Jordan Toronto Star

Civil War Cannonballs Uncovered by Hurricane Have Been Detonated Live Science
October 8th to 10th, 2016 Edition

5,000-year-old grape seeds found in Izmir archaeological site Daily Sabah

25 New ‘Dead Sea Scrolls’ Revealed Live Science

Archaeology: Wyandotte Nation’s new center aims to restore lost culture Columbus Dispatch

No ‘Biblical Deluge’ but Gradual Ice Age Melting Made Black Sea ‘a Sea’, Archaeologists Find after Underwater Expedition in Bulgaria’s Waters Archaeology in Bulgaria

Excavation nearly complete at ancient tomb in east China Xinhuanet

Treasure Trove of Ancient Human Footprints Found Near Volcano-Hundreds of crisscrossing tracks offer a glimpse of life in Africa around 19,000 years ago National Geographic

Thousands of artefacts discovered during excavations in the lost city Science in Poland

Ancient people of Paphos enjoyed a pint InCyprus
October 6th & 7th, 2016 Edition

Southern Alberta archeologists excavate ancient feast at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Calgary Herald

Dog’s tooth leads to discovery of earliest known journey in UK history-Archaeologists find evidence of 250-mile York to Wiltshire trip made 7,000 years ago by Mesolithic man and his pet The Guardian UK

Alcester bird bath turns out to be Roman artifact Redditch Standard

Ancient skeleton covered in cannabis shroud unearthed in China PhysOrg

Poles on the border of the Roman Empire – limes studies in Romania Science in Poland

Archaeologists Discover 6,500-Year-Old Flint Workshop in Bulgaria’s Kamenovo Employed Manufactory Production Archaeology in Bulgaria
October 4th & 5th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists unveil new findings from Greek warrior’s tomb Popular Archaeology

Centuries-old rental agreement unearthed in Turkey’s Izmir Hurriyet News

Uncovering Mysteries on the Isle of Mull-Archaeologists are uncovering the unwritten history of an abandoned historical settlement in Scotland Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists Discover 6,500-Year-Old Gold Jewels in Solnitsata (‘The Salt Pit’) Prehistoric Town in Bulgaria’s Provadiya Archaeology in Bulgaria

Cambridge University archaeologists are uncovering a lost ‘utopia’ in the Cambridgeshire fens Cambridge News

More on In Greek Warrior’s Grave, Rings of Power (and a Mirror and Combs) New York Times

Ancient Japan ‘more cosmopolitan’ than thought: researchers PhysOrg

Missing Viking-era rune stone turns up in Sweden The Local
October 2nd & 3rd, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists Discover Medieval Necropolis on Top of Late Antiquity Floor Mosaics of Great Basilica in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Archaeology in Bulgaria

Salt’s secret success in ancient Chaco Canyon University of Cincinnati\EurekAlert

Viking arrowheads emerge from melting Norwegian glaciers Science Nordic

UO scientists place extinct horse with humans in Paisley Caves University of Oregon

Kimberley’s hidden world of Indigenous rock art revealed by researchers: World-first survey records more than 30,000 images from remote Australian sites, including of Gwion figure The Guardian UK

‘Game-changing’ study suggests first Polynesians voyaged all the way from East Asia Science Magazine
October 1st, 2016 Edition

Asian Metal Found in Alaska Reveals Trade Centuries Before European Contact Western Digs

Pre-Columbian Mediterranean ‘Round’ Ship Discovered for the First Time by Underwater Archaeology Expedition in Bulgaria’s Black Sea Zone Archaeology in Bulgaria

14,000-year-old campsite in Argentina adds to an archaeological mystery Ars Technica
September 29th & 30th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists Find Pre-Columbian Tombs in Guatemala Voice of America

Archaeologist Discovers Floor Mosaic from Ancient Roman City Augusta Traiana in Bulgaria’s Stara Zagora Archaeology in Bulgaria

Gold found in 8th century BC sarcophagi discovered in Turkey’s Çanakkale province Daily Sabah

More tombs uncovered in Etruscan Vulci ANSA

Pristine pressed flower among ‘jaw-dropping’ bronze age finds The Guardian UK

New Ramses II temple? More on signs of a temple to the Pharaoh Ramses II may have been uncovered in the Al-Matariya Archaeological Site Al-Ahram Weekly
September 27th & 28th, 2016 Edition

Water sources and human colonization of Australia Popular Archaeology

New discovery in Matariya points to a King Ramses II temple Ahram Online

How oral cultures memorise so much information PhysOrg

Early Bronze Age hillforts of the basalt desert of Eastern Jordan Past Horizons

Cliff Dwelling in Utah Found to Have Unique Decoration: Dinosaur Tracks Western Digs

Large First Temple Period Gate-Shrine Excavated in Central Israel Jewish Press

More on 5,000-Year-Old Swirling Rock Art in Scotland Remains a Mystery Live Science

Humans may have occupied Southern Cone of South America 14,000 years ago-Ancient tools, extinct animal remains provide evidence of early human occupation Popular Archaeology

Fossil bee nest provides clues to environment of early hominin-Scientists recover more evidence that the ‘Taung Child’ lived in a dry savannah Popular Archaeology

Ancient Roman coins unearthed from Japanese castle baffle archaeologists Australian Broadcasting
September 23rd to 26th, 2016 Edition

Evidence of Ancient Assyrian Church Discovered in Kazakhstan Assyrian International News Agency

Update: Group of archaeologists asks President Obama to pause Dakota Access Pipeline construction West Dakota News

Archaeologists think they’ve found an 800-year-old boomerang victim Science Alert

Monumental Forgotten Gardens of Petra Rediscovered After 2,000 Years Haaretz

Archaeologists Find Roman Pagan Temple, Votive Figurine in Ancient Missionis near Bulgaria’s Targovishte Archaeology in Bulgaria

Pair died in 500BC and went to next life in fur coats, but with their heads severed Siberian Times

Ring-Shaped Geoglyphs Found Near Ancient Town in Peru Live Science

Roman skeleton with ‘bent feet’ found at Dorset quarry BBC News

New broch site excites archaeologists Shetland News

The 17th-century man who was buried face down PhysOrg

Treasure, Slavs and exclusive Roman barracks – new discoveries of archaeologists in Novae Science in Poland

Accidents, not illness, may have killed many officers in Franklin expedition, says Scottish study Toronto Star
September 22nd, 2016 Edition

Scanning Software Deciphers Ancient Biblical Scroll New York Times

Digital reconstruction reveals true face of ancient Peru warrior Reuters

More on ‘Unprecedented’ discovery of Ottoman era house in Israel provides fascinating glimpse into lives of fishermen 500 years ago Independent UK

Earth Wobbles May Have Driven Ancient Humans Out of Africa Live Science
September 21st, 2016 Edition

Findings in Kayseri show active ancient Anatolian women Hurriyet Daily News

Melting Ice in the Arctic is Actually a Nightmare for Archaeologists-Alaskan archaeologist Anne Jensen explains why—and what’s at risk of being lost Scientific American

Archaeologist Discovers Ancient Greek Shrine of Demeter, Persephone in Bulgaria’s Black Sea Resort Sozopol Archaeology in Bulgaria

Unusual burials at an ancient cemetery in Georgia Science in Poland

Grave of Disabled Young Woman Reveals Touching Tale of Care in Prehistoric Arizona Western Digs

Ancient Charred Hebrew Scroll Virtually Unwrapped-Decipherment using new technology reveals lines from the Book of Leviticus in the Bible Popular Archaeology

Ancient Cult Site in Rugged Mountains Revealed with Drones Live Science
September 20th, 2016 Edition

Ottoman Era Fisherman’s House Discovered on Ashkelon Beach Jewish Press

A Sunken Bridge the Size of a Continent-A remote Arctic land may hold a vital missing chapter from human history. The only problem? It disappeared at the end of the last ice age Hakai Magazine

Prehistoric Japanese graves provide best evidence yet that dogs were our ancient hunting companions Science Magazine

UWF Archaeologists Find More Evidence Of Daily Life At 1559 Luna Settlement WUWF News

Dying in ancient Egypt—evidence of inflammation, infection and possible cancer PhysOrg

Anglo-Saxon ‘palace’ found at Rendlesham near Sutton Hoo site BBC News
September 17th to 19th, 2016 Edition

Ancient mystery solved: They were Neanderthals-Protein analysis suggests makers of certain tools at Grotte du Renne archaeological site were Neanderthals, not modern humans Popular Archaeology

Pagan god ‘caught’ in river by fisherman confirmed as being up to 4,200 years old and ‘unique’ Siberian Times

Painting claimed to be among Australia’s oldest known rock art Science News

Tale of the tusks: Discovery of intact mammoth skull raises questions CNN News

23,000-year-old fish hooks found in Japan CNN News

Human skeleton found on famed Antikythera shipwreck-Two-thousand-year-old bones could yield first DNA from an ancient shipwreck victim Nature
September 16th, 2016 Edition

Recent archaeological finds in Iceland suggests that the country may have been inhabited as early as the year 800 Iceland Review

ASU archaeological center digs out opportunity for veterans Arizona State University

Henry VIII archaeological dig: Beaulieu developers reveal exactly what was hidden in Chelmsford Essex Live

Trove of artifacts found during North End dig-Ceramic pottery, toys, clay tobacco pipe found in Old North Church dig in Boston WCVB News
September 15th, 2016 Edition

Burnt cheese casts light on 3,000 year-old family drama Science Nordic

Tunisian remains prove 100,000-year human presence PhysOrg

More on 8,000-year-old female figurine uncovered in central Turkey Miami Herald
September 14th, 2016 Edition

Rare Roman gold coin found in Jerusalem at Mt. Zion archaeological dig Science Daily

More on Tip Leads to Vanished Arctic Exploration Ship After 168 Years New York Times

The World’s Earliest Known Use of Indigo Dye Found in Peru Popular Archaeology

A 2nd Century AD Statuette Washes Up on a Popular Zadar Beach in Croatia Total Croatia News

Scientists reconstructed 5 thousand years old elite tomb discovered in Ukraine Science in Poland
September 10th to 13th, 2016 Edition

More on Archaeologists find ancient tombs in Peru hinting at human sacrifice The Guardian UK

Rethinking royal ruins: ASU archaeology team makes discovery in Teotihuacan ruins The State Press

Ancient seal found in Tatarli Mound Hurriyet News

Archaeologists Find Votive Tablets of ‘Thracian Horseman’ Deity in Ancient Roman City Abritus Archaeology in Bulgaria

Necropolis with Rich Inventories from Second Bulgarian Empire Discovered in Bulgaria’s Vratsa Archaeology in Bulgaria

Researchers unearth ancient mythological statues in Jordan North Carolina State University\EurekAlert

World’s oldest snowshoe found on a glacier in Italy’s Dolomites The Telegraph UK

Police searching stolen vehicle finds 2nd century tomb in Bursa Daily Sabah

Neolithic figurine, over 7,000 years old, unearthed at Turkey’s Çatalhöyük Daily Sabah

Ancient British explorer ship likely found in Canadian Arctic PhysOrg

Millennia before writing, ancient Holy Land etchings tracked passage of seasons Times of Israel

New Viking graves discovered in Denmark Science Nordic

North Dakota’s chief archaeologist to inspect pipeline site Seattle Times
September 8th & 9th, 2016 Edition

1500 Year Old Stable Exposed in Israel’s Negev Canyon Jewish Press

5,000 year old Prehistoric art panel uncovered PhysOrg

Making sense of Iron Age settlement patterns in Scotland Past Horizons

Evidence of child sacrifice found at centuries-old burial site in Peru Fox Latino

2,100-year-old statue of Cybele the Anatolian mother goddess unearthed in northwestern Turkey Daily Sabah
September 7th, 2016 Edition

Rare 3,300 year-old secret passage, first Hittite skeleton found in central Turkey Daily Sabah

How archaeologists restored 2,000-year-old Temple Mount floors Christian Science Monitor

13th century Maya codex, long shrouded in controversy, proves genuine Brown University\EurkeAlert

Prehistoric Cochno Stone unearthed near housing estate in Scotland BBC News

Temple, unique goddess idol unearthed in Dinajpur Dhaka Tribune
September 3rd to September 6th, 2016 Edition

Ancient scripture stone found in Mrouk-Oo of Arakan Burma News International

Ancient seeds to be resurrected Hurriyet News

More on Ancient Viking warrior blade unearthed by Icelandic goose hunters RT News

Ancient teeth shed light on SunWatch Village burials Columbus Dispatch

Archaeologists Discover Necropolis, Tower in Ancient, Medieval Fortress Nebet Tepe in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Archaeology in Bulgaria

Archaeologists excavate a Late Bronze Age settlement in Portugal-Significant defensive structures and other features and artifacts are shedding light on a little-known Bronze Age culture Popular Archaeology

More on the wooden beam that may once have held the oars of the Pharaoh Khufu’s second boat was lifted Al-Ahram Weekly

Mary Rose shipwreck skulls go online in 3D BBC News

Construction dig yields bones of ancient Montreal cemetery The Star
August 31st to September 2nd, 2016 Edition

How did prehistoric humans occupy the Tibetan Plateau? Science China Press\EurekAlert

Zeus Temple to regain its glory Hurriyet News

Deep in the Swamps, Archaeologists Are Finding How Fugitive Slaves Kept Their Freedom Smithsonian Magazine

Reconstructing the 6th century plague from a victim Popular Archaeology

Some people enhanced the environment, not degraded it, over past 13,000 years Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists Find 6th Century AD Brazier in Kalyata Fortress near Bulgaria’s Yakoruda Archaeology in Bulgaria

Archaeological Evidence of the Kingdom of David Jewish Press

Could archaeologists be about to uncover an early Bronze Age settlement on the cliffs of Seven Sisters? Culture 24

Metal Pieces Found With Khufu’s Second Solar Boat Ahram Online

Scientists unearth centuries-old crocodile stone Carved monument yields new clues about ancient site in Oaxaca, Mexico Science News
August 27th to 30th, 2016 Edition

Harvard University to conduct DNA study on Lady of Cao Peru This Week

Archaeologists Identify More Than 150 Rock Art Paintings in Chile Scientific American

Family tree fall: human ancestor Lucy died in arboreal accident, say scientists The Guardian

Mystery stone structure under Neolithic dump on Orkney BBC News

Isotope study determines fish were more prominent in early Alaskans’ diets Popular Archaeology
and this Ice Age Fire Pits in Alaska Reveal Earliest Evidence of Salmon Cooking Western Digs

Archaeologists Find Senior Clergyman’s Tomb in Newly Discovered Basilica in Bulgaria’s Rock City Perperikon Archaeology in Bulgaria
August 26th, 2016 Edition

Huntington Library sets out to decode thousands of Civil War telegrams hidden for a century: ‘It’s mind-boggling’ Los Angeles Times

Archeologists discover 4,200 yr-old rattle in central Turkey Daily Sabah

Prehistoric art washed away by flooding

Burnswark’s bloody Roman history becomes clearer BBC News
August 24th & 25th, 2016 Edition

Water management and the demise of the Maya civilization: Mathematical models analyzing the interplay between society and hydrological effects have been developed at TU Wien (Vienna). They provide insights into ancient cultures — as well as into our own future Popular Archaeology

Do Ancient Shipwrecks Stand a Chance? Hakai Magazine

Monmouth excavation discovers ‘New Stone Age logboat’ BBC News

1,000 year old Persian cup unearthed in remote region of Arctic Russia Siberian Times

Humans Have Been Visiting Mount Rainier For More Than 9,000 Years. Why? Seattle Weekly

One of the most significant Etruscan discoveries in decades names female goddess Uni Southern Methodist University/EurekAlert

Neolithic chic: body piercing fashion from the Arctic around 5,000 years ago Siberian Times

Ancient Maya Bloodletting Tools or Common Kitchen Knives? How Archaeologists Tell the Difference Smithsonian Magazine

Burial chamber discovered in Asasif on Luxor’s west bank-The burial chamber and sarcophagus of a 25th Dynasty Thebes Mayor has been discovered Ahram Online
August 23rd, 2016 Edition

World’s oldest needle found in Siberian cave that stitches together human history Siberian Times

3500 year old treasures retrieved from the sea Jewish Press

7,000-Year-Old Ceramic Fragment with Possibly ‘World’s Oldest Writing’ Discovered in Bulgaria’s Riben Archaeology in Bulgaria

Scientists piece together ancient archeological site in Nunavut Nunatsiaq Online

Forensic analysis of pigtails to help identify original ‘mutineers of H.M.S. Bounty’ PhysOrg

‘Significant’ prehistoric artifacts found in northern Germany Deutsche Welle

Archeologists in Bolivia Unearth 1,100-Year-Old Bones Telesur

Archaeologists might have found a Roman oven at a former fort annexe in Scotland Culture 24
August 20th to 22nd, 2016 Edition

More on Hidden Images Revealed in Pre-Hispanic Mixtec Manuscript ‘Codex Selden’ Sci-News

Elaborately tattooed mummy brings archeologists to tears CBC News

Scotland’s Ancient Stone Circles Built to Align with Solstice Sun Live Science

Archaeologists Find Byzantine General’s Seal, Medieval Necropolis in Lyutitsa Fortress near Bulgaria’s Ivaylovgrad Archaeology in Bulgaria

Ancient Poseidon mosaic found in Turkey’s Adana Hurriyet News

The incredible quest to find the African slave ships that sank in the Atlantic The Washington Post

More on Did the Ancient Greeks Engage in Human Sacrifice? The Smithsonian Magazine

Ancient Greek colonial fortress found in Crimea Russia Behind The Headlines

Expedition finds remains of fortified Roman port are much larger than previously thought PhysOrg
August 19th, 2016 Edition

More on Stash of Obsidian Blades, Hidden for a Thousand Years, Discovered in Oregon Western Digs

Los Olivos: ancient discovery revisited Peru This Week

Found: grave of Siberian noblewoman up to 4,500 years old – with links to native Americans Siberian Times

Ancient tomb paintings found in Inner Mongolia
August 18th, 2016 Edition

Mosque from Early Islam Discovered in Saudi Arabia Asharq Al-Awsat

Tool or weapon? New research throws light on stone artifacts’ use as ancient projectiles Popular Archaeology

Astronomy shown to be set in standing stone University of Adelaide\EurekAlert

High-tech imaging reveals precolonial Mexican manuscript hidden from view for 500 years Elsevier\EurekAlert

Scientists Solve Mystery of 5,300-Year-Old Ice Man’s Clothes Time Magazine
August 16th & 17th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists find rare Native American artifacts in Willamette Valley Oregon Live

Reconstructing brain surgery as it was conducted around 3,000 years ago Siberian Times

An ancient Mayan Copernicus-Scholar says ancient hieroglyphic texts reveal Mayans made major discovery in math, astronomy Popular Archaeology

‘Secret Clock’ of Carbon-14 Within Tree Rings Could Revolutionize Archaeology Laboratory Equipment News
and this Tree-rings reveal secret clocks that could reset key dates across the ancient world-Trees which grew during intense radiation bursts in the past have ‘time-markers’ in their tree-rings that could help archaeologists date events from thousands of years ago Popular Archaeology

Ancient Bling: Exquisite Jewelry Found in Tomb of Chinese Woman Live Science

More on New Discoveries From Cahokia’s ‘Beaded Burial’ May Rewrite Story of Ancient American City Western Digs

No, That Ancient Mausoleum Is Not the ‘World’s 1st Pyramid’ Live Science
August 14th & 15th, 2016 Edition

Religious center of Hittites comes to light Hurriyet News

Archaeologists find new Galilean synagogue from first century CE Times of Israel

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient ‘Revenue Office’ in Roman City Nicopolis ad Istrum near Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo Archaeology in Bulgaria

Remarkable ancient structure found just two miles from Stonehenge Independent UK

New method reveals the secrets of bog bodies-Protein analyses on Denmark’s large collection of bog bodies gives archaeologists deeper insights into Iron Age culture and society Science Nordic

Lufton Roman villa dig: heated room uncovered by Newcastle University team Somerset Live

In Lima’s northern district of Los Olivos, a team of researchers, uncovered skeletal reminds that date back more than 6,000 years Peru This Week

Mexican sword tip found at Alamo Star Telegraph
August 12th & 13th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists Uncover Structure at James Madison’s Montpelier NBC News

Notorious ‘ape-man’ fossil hoax pinned on one wrongdoer Science News

Dig extended at site of 1750s British, American encampments PhysOrg

First Bell Beaker earthwork enclosure found in Spain Science Daily

Cypriot archaeologists unveil 4th century mosaic of multi-chariot race Xinhuanet
August 9th to 11th, 2016 Edition

Skeletal remains ‘confirm ancient Greeks engaged in human sacrifice’ The Guardian UK

Rare fresco fragments dating back to Roman era discovered at Zippori National Park Jerusalem Post

Archaeologists unearth early Medieval town in Azerbaijan-A walled town and a rich array of artifacts shed light on Medieval life in Azerbaijan Popular Archaeology

Theory on how humans populated America is unviable, study finds-Study suggests more likely route for first migrations before 12,600 C.E. was along Pacific coastline Popular Archaeology

Tides Expose Newly Discovered Petroglyphs on Hawaii Beach Western Digs

Prolific grave finds in Cypriote Bronze Age city-Gold objects and richly ornamented ceramic vessels among the finds Popular Archaeology

Britain’s last hunter-gatherers discovered using breakthrough analysis of bone fragments University of York\EurekAlert

Before spears or arrows, humans ‘threw stones’ to hunt The Irish Times

Tiny bead from Bulgaria may be world’s oldest gold artefact Reuters

New insights on Great Lakes Late Precontact period monuments Past Horizons
August 6th to 8th, 2016 Edition

Battlefield Archaeologists Find Oregon Indian War Anything But Ancient History OPM FM

12,300-Year-Old Fire Pit Found in Northern Utah ABC News
and this: 12,000-Year-Old Camp Found in Utah May Have Experts ‘Adjusting Their Theories’ Western Digs

Archaeologists have found a plunge pool which could have been part of a healthy living fad in the late 19th century Culture 24

Russian archaeologists uncover ancient Persian stele inscribed with a message from King Darius I The Art Newspaper

Blood & Gold: Children Dying As Egypt’s Treasures Are Looted Live Science

Archaeology team makes unprecedented tool discovery-A research team working in Jordan has discovered the residual remains of butchered animals on stone tools used 250,000 years ago Popular Archaeology

Roman ‘Curse Tablets’ Made of Gold Discovered in Viminacium, Serbia NBC News

Maya tomb uncovered holding body, treasure and tales of ‘snake dynasty’ The Guardian UK

Following Columbus: The team trying to rewrite the explorer’s route BBC News
August 4th & 5th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists reveal secrets of Roman prison that held both Christian saints and Jewish rebels Haaretz

Hunter-gatherers experimented with farming in Turkey before migrating to Europe Popular Archaeology

Studies provide new insight on Cahokia-Cahokia not a male warrior dominated society, as previously thought Popular Archaeology

Archeologists Looking For Palisades Find Historical Home Harford Courant

Danish archaeologists find mysterious well Copenhagen Post

Beautiful treasure in ancient Cyprus tomb reveals island was crucial Mediterranean hub International Business Times

Lost Greek statue of Zeus remade with 3D printing BBC News

Scientific evidence of mythical great flood found in China-Flood 4,000 years ago said to have begun China’s first dynasty, the Xia CBC News

Palace of Illyrian rulers dating back more than two thousand years discovered by Polish archaeologists Science in Poland
August 2nd & 3rd, 2016 Edition

Archaeological finds in Bulgaria: July 2016 highlights Sofia Globe

Tourists damage El Candelabro in Paracas Peru This Week

Tracking down the first chefs University of the Basque Country\EurekAlert

Dark Ages royal palace discovered in Cornwall – in area closely linked to the legend of King Arthur Independent UK

Population boom preceded early farming-Analysis backs eastern North America plant domestication theory Popular Archaeology

Digging Irish History-Archaeologists uncover new finds, shedding light on the Gaelic people of the Emerald Isle Popular Archaeology

Prehistoric Rock Shrine with Giant Snake Heads Hewn In Discovered near Bulgaria’s Sarnitsa, Archaeologist Confirms Archaeology in Bulgaria

Archaeologists Find Medieval Inn ‘with Brothel’ in Kastritsi Fortress on Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast Archaeology in Bulgaria

Restored Pompeii kitchens show how Romans cooked The Local Italy
July 31st & August 1st, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists resume excavation on Turkey’s Black Sea coast Daily Sabah

Wildfires Yield an Unexpected Bounty for Archaeologists-Blazes in the West reveal historic artifacts, some dating back thousands of years Wall Street Journal

Archeologists Find 1000 Years Skeletons and a Silver Coin Iceland Review

Archaeology: Experts find importance in mysterious Hopewell Earthworks The Coumbus Dispatch

Norway youth ‘improves’ 5,000-year-old skier carving The Local Norway

Ancient dinner set found in Turkey’s Manisa Hurriyet News

Vikings were buried with board games to beat boredom The Scotman
July 30th, 2016 Edition

Did ancient Polynesians visit California? Maybe so. / Scholars revive idea using linguistic ties, Indian headdress San Francisco Chronicle

Team takes different paths to two major archeological finds this summer PhysOrg

Earliest evidence of cancer in human fossil record discovered-Cancer on a Paleo-diet? Ask someone who lived 1.7 million years ago Popular Archaeology
July 27th to 29th, 2016 Edition

Lost City of Pteria finally unearthed in Turkey’s Yozgat Hurriyet News

Mystery ancient human ancestor found in Australasian family tree New Scientist

Mexico finds water tunnel under Pakal tomb in Palenque Denver Post

Prehistoric Village Likely Torched by Bronze-Age Warriors Live Science

Will a Hidden Treasure Chamber Discovered Under Machu Picchu Finally Be Revealed? Forbes

Archaeologists make ‘exciting’ discovery in Alamo dig Fox News

Unique 1,600-year-old kiln, pottery manufacturing shop discovered in Western Galilee Jerusalem Post

8,000-year-old cave paintings found in Turkey’s Balikesir Hurriyet News

Ice Age Hunting Camp, Replete With Bird Bones and Tobacco, Found in Utah Desert Western Digs

American student finds 12th century Irish brooch on a Galway Beach Irish Central

Largest Mayan tomb discovered at Xunantunich The Reporter

Really old stinky cheese found on royal Swedish shipwreck The Local Sweden

Facial reconstruction made of Bronze Age woman ‘Ava’ BBC News

Ancient underwater city at risk eKathimerini

Centuries-old bishop’s seal matrix discovered in Fife The Scotman

Archaeologists find elusive 16th-century Spanish fort on Parris Island Science Daily

Extra Fingers and Toes Were Revered in Ancient Culture-The Pueblo people of Chaco Canyon decorated their great houses with six-digit footprints and sandal-shaped art National Geographic
July 23rd to 26th, 2016 Edition

More on Digs might unearth Alamo’s multilayered history Houston Chronicle

Archaeologists Find 40,000-Year-Old Rope-Making Tool in Germany Sci-News

Mexico finds water tunnels under Pakal tomb in Palenque San Luis Obispo Tribune

Historic archeological discovery of Egyptian statue unearthed in Tel-Hazor Jerusalem Post

Archaeologists at Despotiko’s Apollo Sanctuary Uncover Mysteries of Archaic-era Greece Greek Reporter

Remains of lost Spanish fort found on South Carolina coast PhysOrg

Poles have solved the riddle of defensive structures of the Middle Nile Science in Poland

Ancient DNA Reveals Complex Genetic History of Near East at Dawn of Agriculture-Study Includes DNA Sample Drawn from 10,000 Year-Old Specimen from the Penn Museum Popular Archaeology

Paracas’ elongated skulls changing known history Peru this Week
July 21st & 22nd, 2016 Edition

Mighty Viking Ax Discovered in Tomb of Medieval ‘Power Couple’ Live Science

Underwater basilica in Iznik to shed light on Roman era Hurriyet News

16,000-Year-Old Tools Discovered in Texas, Among the Oldest Found in the West Western Digs

Some bacteria have lived in the human gut since before we were human Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists Find Eastern Fortress Gate of Rock City Perperikon in Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains Archaeology in Bulgaria

Ancient feces provides earliest evidence of infectious disease being carried on Silk Road University of Cambridge\EurekAlert

200 silver denarius discovered in Empúries, largest treasure found so far in the Roman site Catalan News Agency

SFU archeology students discover tablets that could be 2,000 years old Comox Valley Record

Remains of canal found in Yinxu oracle site Xinhuanet

Solving the mesopotamia timeline puzzle with tree-rings and radiocarbon research Cornell University\Science Daily
July 20th, 2016 Edition

Teeth from as far back as 1200s show signs of vitamin D deficiency The Chronicle Herald

Hong Kong’s sunken treasure: ancient anchor and cannon reveal our rich maritime history South China Morning Post

Excavated tombs of Peru’s Moche priestesses provide archaeologists with troves of artifacts, data PhysOrg

Vikings abused and beheaded their slaves Science Nordic

Medieval water mills caused salmon decline in North-Western Europe Past Horizons

Artifact may be from long-lost pagoda, tallest ever built Asahi Shimbun
July 16th to 19th, 2016 Edition

Cave discoveries shed new light on Native and European religious encounters in the Americas University of Leicester\EurekAlert

Reading the Unreadable-Two scientists, a particle accelerator, and the (once) indecipherable scrolls of ancient Herculaneum Popular Archaeology

Genome of 6,000-year-old barley grains sequenced for first time-New data on barley domestication discovered Popular Archaeology

Archaeologist Discovers Large Early Christian Basilica with Unusually Tall Synthronon in Palmatis Fortress in Northeast Bulgaria Archaeology in Bulgaria

Did the Lost Colony live at ‘Site X’? Clues point the way The Virginian Pilot

Verdun archeological dig turns up 1,000-year-old artifacts CBC News

Winterborne Kingston dig unearths nine Iron Age skeletons BBC News
July 15th, 2016 Edition

Up-close laboratory pictures of ancient mummy as scientists recreate his life and times The Siberian Times

Archaeologists find evidence of ‘largest Anglo-Saxon building in Scotland’ in East Lothian East Lothian Courier

2,000-Year-Old Dog Graveyard Discovered in Siberia Live Science
July 12th to 14th, 2016 Edition

Scientists unearthed a trove of 700-year-old stone tools — used by monkeys Washington Post

Holding hands for 5,000 years, a couple with mysterious jade rings and dagger Siberian Times

Homo erectus walked as we do-1.5-million-year-old footprints provide window to the life of Homo erectus Popular Archaeology

Discovery of vast treasure trove of fine textiles shows importance of fashion to Bronze Age Britons Independent UK

Thracian Shrine with Newly Discovered Roman Fortress Dates Back to Trojan War Period, Archaeologists Find Archaeology in Bulgaria

More on First Ever? Discovery of Philistine Cemetery Draws Criticism Live Science

The Ancient Workshop of Naxos-A promontory on the island of Naxos in the Greek Cyclades may hold some answers to questions about the passage of early humans and even earlier hominins through the Cyclades in the Mediterranean Popular Archaeology

Rare Roman mosaic uncovered in Cyprus Business Standard

South Downs pre-Roman ‘farming collective’ discovered BBC News

Part of flashy 7th-century padlock fished out of Nara ruins Asahi Shimbun

23 More Wrecks Found at Greek Hotspot for Sunken Ships Live Science

Digs uncover buildings in Cyprus’ 11,000-year-old village PhysOrg

Two groups spread early agriculture-Fertile Crescent cultures diverged to take farming east and west Science News

‘Britain’s Pompeii’ was ‘Bronze Age new build’ site BBC News
July 10th & 11th, 2016 Edition

Dig to uncover rare undisturbed Bronze Age burial BBC News

Archaeologists Find First-ever Philistine Cemetery in Israel Haaretz

‘Primitive Machine’ Within Great Pyramid of Giza Reconstructed Live Science

Archaeologists Find 2,600-Year-Old ‘Arrow Coins’ near Apollo Temple in Ancient Apollonia Pontica in Bulgaria’s Sozopol Archaeology in Bulgaria

Lindisfarne monastery evidence found by amateur archaeologist BBC News

History of Danish royal castle ‘to be rewritten’ The Local
July 7th to 9th, 2016 Edition

More on Archaeologists have pieced together an ancient shaman’s burial ritual Science Alert

The first evidence of Neanderthal cannibalism in northern Europe is discovered-99 skeletal remains belonging to at least 5 individuals have been retrieved from a site in Goyet (Belgium) Popular Archaeology

Italians model 17,000-year-old brain from child’s skull The Local

Rock Grave of ‘Dismembered’ Thracian Noblewoman Buried with Silver Jewels Discovered in Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains Archaeology in Bulgaria

Prehistoric Tattoos Were Made with Volcanic Glass Tools Live Science

Ancient Brazilians occupied the same houses for centuries UPI

1,000-year-old bison skeleton uncovered at Prehistoric Indian Village The Daily Republic

Skeleton with stone-encrusted teeth found in Mexico ancient ruins PhysOrg

Scientists use mass spectrometry to ‘look inside’ an ancient Greek amphora Science Daily

Decorated Roman bronze belt found in Leicester excavations Past Horizons
July 3rd to 6th, 2016 Edition

‘Just watch me’: Challenging the ‘origin story’ of Native Americans Vancouver Sun

Ancient paintings discovered near Machu Picchu Peru This Week

Voyaging in prehistoric Polynesia Popular Archaeology

Archaeologist Discovers Largest Neolithic Homes from Europe’s First Civilization in Prehistoric Settlement in Bulgaria’s Sofia Archaeology in Bulgaria

Archaeologists Unearth Unique 12,000-year-old Galilee Grave of Female Shaman Haaretz

Reconstruction of 12,000 year old funeral feast brings ancient burial rituals to life EurekAlert\The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Voyaging in prehistoric Polynesia Popular Archaeology

Rocky future for Somalia’s ancient cave art CTV News

5,000-year-old tablet shows Mesopotamian workers paid in beer Yahoo News\Insight

Neanderthal bones from Goyet show signs of butchering Past Horizons

Polish archaeologists studied a unique necropolis in Egypt Science in Poland

Rediscovering a Giant-Buried for thousands of years, the largest Mycenaean citadel in Greece emerges under the archaeologist’s eye Popular Archaeology
July 1st & 2nd, 2016 Edition

Update: Danish cops now on a 1,000-year-old case-Archaeologists involve the police after surmising that a fire at a 1,000-year-old castle was deliberately set Copenhagen Post

Tomb mystery solved? Could the mystery of Luxor Tomb KV55 now be solved, more than a century after its discovery? Al-Ahram Weekly

St David link to 6th Century Pembrokeshire burial site BBC News

Ancient Romans, Jews Invented Trash Collection, Archaeology of Jerusalem Hints Haaretz
June 29th & 30th, 2016 Edition

Holocaust escape tunnel found: Prisoners dug with spoons to escape Nazis Fox News

Carthage archaeologists dig up smart cooling system for chariot racers Haaretz

Ancient Shrine That May Hold Buddha’s Skull Bone Found in Crypt Live Science

Fire discovery sheds new light on ‘hobbit’ demise-Scientists investigating the mystery of the ‘hobbit’s’ demise find new evidence that narrows the time gap between modern humans and the Liang Bua hominins Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists Find Preserved Wooden Structure from Moat Bridge at Western Gate of Ancient Serdica in Bulgaria’s Sofia Archaeology in Bulgaria

Tomb with a View: Ancient Burial Sites Served as ‘Telescopes’ Live Science
June 28th, 2016 Edition

Medieval weapon-making foundry discovered on shore of Lake Baikal Siberian Times

Ancient Baby Teeth Reveal Secrets Of A Polynesian Empire Forbes

Structures at Usakli Mound may be ancient Zippalanda Hurriyet News
June 26th & 27th, 2016 Edition

Reconstructing ancient culture’s houses part art, part science Columbus Dispatch

37,000-year-old skull from Borneo reveals surprise for scientists Popular Archaeology

Israeli Lifeguard Discovers 900 Year Old Oil Lamp During Beach Run Jewish Press

Roman gate discovered in ancient city of Hippos may solve mystery of mask of Pan The Jerusalem Post

Archaeologists discover layers of Indo-Greek city in Swat Dawn

New Battle in One of the World’s Oldest Cities Al-Fanar Media

1,400-Year Old Sledge Thawed Out of Norwegian Glacier Glacier Hub

Unique Viking tomb contains remains of noble couple ScienceNordic

Archaeologists Find 3rd Century AD Roman Civic Basilica in Ancient City Herclea Sintica near Bulgaria’s Petrich Archaeology in Bulgaria

Cambodia says tests confirm Angkor boat 8 centuries old Star Tribune
June 24th & 25th, 2016 Edition

Exploring the prehistory of Palawan Island through human remains PhysOrg

Anthropology students, professor finishing work at Cass settlement site Journal Courier

Skeletons, Coins Found in Dig of Ancient Pompeii Shop Associated Press\ABC News

Largest collection of Peruvian Antiques returned Peru This Week

Construction site near Kamloops uncovers proof of ‘pre-contact Indigenous habitation’ CBC News
June 21st to 23rd, 2016 Edition

Boundaries of Roman Empire redrawn after Devon archaeological dig BBC News

Archaeologists say large fragment was a part of the Mycenaean royal throne Popular Archaeology

Iraqi Kurdistan site reveals evolution towards the first cities of Mesopotamia Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona\EurekAlert

Researchers find Highland East Asian origin for prehistoric Himalayan populations University of Oklahoma\EurkeAlert

Roman cemetery discovered in Lincoln – remains of babies, an adult and ashes revealed so far The Lincolnshire Echo

Archaeologists Discover Pillar with Inscription Honoring Roman Emperor Philip the Arab at Sostra Fortress near Bulgaria’s Troyan Archaeology in Bulgaria

Archaeologists discover new origins for domesticated rice Popular Archaeology

Mosque ruins hint at Sultan Suleiman shrine in Hungary Anadolu Post

Campsite dating back 12,000 years unearthed in Canada-600 artifacts uncovered, including intact fire pit, found on ancient beach CBC News

Monastery new discovery in underground city in Cappadocia Hurriyet Daily News
June 16th to 20th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologist: Many thousands of years ago life flourished in the Gobi desert Science in Poland

700-year-old West African soil technique could help mitigate climate change Popular Archaeology

Excavation uncovers Ilkanid-era pottery Mehr News Agency

Ancient DNA shows perfect storm felled Ice Age giants Popular Archaeology

Gospel of Jesus’s Wife Likely a Fake, Bizarre Backstory Suggests Live Science

4,000 year old art gallery found in Siberia Siberian Times

Great Pyramid of Giza Is Slightly Lopsided Live Science

Story of one of the largest Saxon cemeteries ever found in Wessex revealed 42 years after its discovery Culture 24

Archaeologists find pieces of a small medicine jar that are linked to the lost colony The Virginian-Pilot
June 15th, 2016 Edition

Is this Turkish hilltop the 2,200-year-old grave of the Attalid rulers? Haaretz

More Than 700 Archaeologists Urge Obama to Protect Bears Ears Cultural Landscape Popular Archaeology

Mysterious Earthen Mounds Discovered in Ancient Cambodian Cities Live Science

Rediscovered: 5,000-year-old figurine from Skara Brae The Orcadian

Tools that may be a million years old discovered near Tarragona Catalan News Agency
June 14th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists Discover 6,500-Year-Old Grave of Man Holding Stone Ax Scepter near Chalcolithic Flint Workshop in Bulgaria’s Kamenovo Archaeology in Bulgaria

Ancient DNA analysis explains spread of domestic goats from Fertile Crescent into Caucasus Nagoya University\EurekAlert

Wine used in ritual ceremonies 5000 years ago in Georgia, the cradle of viticulture Science Daily

Man finds 22-pound chunk of butter estimated to be more than 2,000 years old in Irish bog Washington Post

Study aims to uncover mystery of Luxor’s tomb KV55 Ahram Online
June 11th to 13th, 2016 Edition

Revealed: Cambodia’s vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle Guardian UK

Bulgaria’s Burgas Showcases for the First Time 7,000-Year-Old Ceramic Prism with ‘Pre-Alphabetic Writing’ Archaeology in Bulgaria

Whistling Sling Bullets Were Roman Troops’ Secret Live Science

Monumental Ancient Naval Bases Discovered in Athens’ Piraeus Harbor Haaretz
June 8th to 10th, 2016 Edition

French archaeologists unearth bones from 6,000-year-old massacre Guardian UK

‘The greatest palace that ever was’: Chinese archaeologists find evidence of the fabled imperial home of Kublai Khan’s Yuan dynasty South China Morning Post

Archaeological discoveries at rare 400-year-old American Indian homestead site Cherokee One Feather

New fossils shed light on the origin of ‘hobbits’-Researchers find ancestors of ancestors Popular Archaeology

Livestock pens approximately 5,000 years old in Álava, Spain Popular Archaeology

Old World metals traded on Alaska coast hundreds of years before contact with Europeans Popular Archaeology

Archeologists find massive monument in Petra, Jordan Christian Science Monitor

Scientists decipher purpose of mysterious astronomy tool made by ancient Greeks CBC News

Timbers from the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu’s second solar boat have been discovered on the Giza Plateau Al-Ahram Weekly

Body in well confirms Viking Saga Past Horizons
June 5th to 7th, 2016 Edition

2,500 year old tattooed ‘ice princess’ wears ‘fur’ to go on public display at next new moon The Siberian Times

Archaeologists Discover Grave of Medieval Bulgarian Princess ‘Built Into’ Foundations of Stone Church near Botevgrad Archaeology in Bulgaria

Ancient Seafarers’ Tool Sites, Up to 12,000 Years Old, Discovered on California Island Western Digs

Experts found 60 Revolutionary structures off Limekiln Road Redding Pilot

Lucy had neighbors: A review of African fossils-Review confirms co-existence of multiple early human species during middle Pliocene Popular Archaeology

Research proves Aboriginal Australians were first inhabitants-Conflicting theories of Mungo Man debunked Popular Archaeology

Rare cache of silver coins from Hasmonean period found in Modi’in Jewish Press

Tracking the Glass Road Past Horizons

More information on the facilities of the Roman fort Tibiscum in Romania Science in Poland

Yale researchers map 6,000 years of urban settlements-Research group maps spatially explicit dataset of urban centers from 3700 BC to 2000 CE Popular Archaeology

Updated-Ancient bison fossils offer hints about 1st humans in southern Canada CBC News

Archaeologists Find First Ancient Oracle to Apollo in Athens Haaretz
June 4th, 2016 Edition

The man who really DID have a skeleton in his closet: Home owner discovers bones of 2,200-year-old warrior in his basement Daily Mail

Statue dating back to 1400 years found in Kashmir Daily News Analysis

Who Was Sattjeni? Tomb Reveals Secrets About Ancient Egyptian Elite Live Science
June 1st to 3rd, 2016 Edition

Ancient tomb unearthed in Paphos In-Cyprus

Ancient Roman texts shed light on earliest Londoners in one of UK’s most important archaeological discoveries The Independent UK

Ancient Wari Empire may have spread by diffusion, suggests research Popular Archaeology

Roman Era Getae-Dacian Family Tomb Discovered in Bulgaria’s Velikovo in Rescue Excavations after Treasure Hunting Raid Archaeology in Bulgaria

How southeastern Mayan people overcame the catastrophic eruption of Ilpango? Popular Archaeology

19th-Century White House Garden Aligns with Solstice Sun Live Science

Underwater ‘lost city’ found to be geological formation University of East Anglia

Ancient Mayan observatory was used to track sun and Venus, researchers find Fox News

Earliest evidence of fire making in Europe found Science News

New Inca Ruins Charted Near Choquequirao Peruvian Times
May 28th to 31st, 2016 Edition

Municipality of Lima to stop guarding Huacas Peru This Week

Looters Steal Civil War History at Petersburg National Battlefield Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

Ancient crops provide clue to Madagascar’s past University of Queensland

Space-age exploration for prehistoric bones in South Africa: High-tech 3D mapping of the history-making Dinaledi chamber Popular Archaeology

The smoking gun ‘proving ancient man killed woolly mammoth 45,000 years ago’ Siberian Times

Has Aristotle’s Tomb Been Found? Archaeologists Doubt Claims Live Science

Why Archaeologists Are Intentionally Setting Early American Sites on Fire Smithsonian Magazine

King Tut’s Blade Made of Meteorite Discovery

2,000 year old body of woman found in Isle of Wight bay Oh The Wight
May 27th, 2016 Edition

Migration back to Africa took place during the Paleolithic-A piece of international research led by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has retrieved the mitogenome of a fossil belonging to the first Homo sapiens population in Europe Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists and geographers team to predict locations of ancient Buddhist sites-Geographic modeling reveals 121 possible locations of important Indian texts carved into rock surfaces in third-century B.C. University of California-Los Angeles

Mystery of Mongol Retreat from Hungary Solved Live Science

Stonehenge wasn’t so hard to build after all, archaeologists discover The Telegraph UK
May 25th & 26th, 2016 Edition

Stunning cave paintings found 300 metres below Spain The Local

High altitude archaeology: Prehistoric paintings revealed University of York\EurekAlert

Women in southern Germany Corded Ware culture may have been highly mobile PLoS\EurekAlert

Private Construction Works Uncover a 1st Century Roman Necropolis in Trogir Total Croatia

Ancient DNA study finds Phoenician from Carthage had European ancestry-A 2500-year-old Phoenician shows ancient ancestry on the Iberian Peninsula Popular Archaeology

Neanderthals built mysterious cave structures 175,000 years ago Guardian UK
May 20th to 24th, 2016 Edition

Mysterious Mass Graves Hold Prisoners of Bloody 17th-Century Battle Live Science

Topper site find reveals people were here long before previously thought Post and Courier

A New Lead in the Search for Elusive Norse Settlements? Epoch Times

Archaeology must open up to become more diverse The Guardian UK

Beer brewing in ancient China-Archaeologists discover evidence for a 5,000-year-old beer concoction and the earliest known occurrence of barley in China Popular Archaeology

Spanish mission discovers mummy in Aswan’s Tombs of Nobles Egypt Independent

Archaeologist: Site of Bear River Massacre pinpointed Charlotte Observer

Ancient ‘Mad Libs’ Papyri Contain Evil Spells of Sex and Subjugation Live Science

Archaeology: Is it time for human era to be named? Maybe Columbus Dispatch

Skeletal differences between Neanderthal and modern human infants-Many of the distinctive morphological characteristics of Neanderthals were already apparent at birth Popular Archaeology

Señora de Cao to be investigated by Harvard experts Living in Peru

‘Eye-watering’ scale of Black Death’s impact on England revealed The Guardian UK

3D prints of shipwrecks off Drumbeg and Folkestone BBC News

Polish archaeologists discover a medieval hermitage in Egypt Science in Poland
May 19th, 2016 Edition

Burial sites show how Nubians, Egyptians integrated communities thousands of years ago Popular Archaeology

Coin Indicates Second Bulgarian Empire Gained Control over Thessaloniki (Salonica) in Mid 13th Century, Collector, Archaeologists Hypothesize Archaeology in Bulgaria

Elizabeth I dress: Altar cloth may be Queen’s gown BBC News

Archaeologists reveal probable sites of two missions that predate the Alamo News4SA
May 17th & 18th, 2016 Edition

Rome mulls ‘metro museum’ after new line unearths ruin The Local

Experts stunned to discover early Shakespearian theatre was rectangular The Independent UK

Increased vandalism to archaeological sites in Southern Utah prompts ‘Petroglyph patrol’ KUTV News

Painted Human Jawbones Used as Ancient Jewelry Live Science

Ancient Device for Determining Taxes Discovered in Egypt-The nilometer was used to predict harvest (and taxes) linked to the rise and fall of the Nile River National Geographic

Unseen Prehistoric Arms, Ancient & Medieval Swords Made Public for the First Time in Special Exhibit in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Archaeology in Bulgaria

Red paint found at Roman Baths during excavations BBC News

Ancient Cosmology Seen at Prehistoric Ohio Site Discovery

Polish archaeologists discovered dozens of paintings in Sudan Science in Poland
May 15th & 16th, 2016 Edition

Rare 5,000-year-old kurgan-type tumulus from the Bronze Age unearthed in Istanbul Daily Sabah

Divers Discover ‘Spectacular’ Cargo of Ancient Shipwreck in Caesarea Harbor Jewish Press

Rome metro line runs into Roman barracks and burial ground PhysOrg

Discovery of Roman fort built after Boudican revolt Past Horizons

Jerusalem Dig Calls for Support Popular Archaeology

Study sheds light on ancient Roman water system in Naples Popular Archaeology
May 13th & 14th, 2016 Edition

Unusual Native American ceremonial site unearthed in Ohio Fox News

Experts: Teen’s ‘Discovery’ of Maya City is a Very Western Mistake National Geographic

More on Prehistoric Site in Florida Confirms Pre-Clovis Peopling of the Americas-Stone tools, butchered mastadon provide evidence of occupation 14,550 years ago Popular Archaeology

Jordan, Aphrodite statue discovered in Jerash ANSA Med

How London became Britain’s capital has been revealed for the first time Independent UK
May 12th, 2016 Edition

900-Year-Old Village Recorded in Volcanic Badlands of New Mexico Western Digs

Archaeologists uncover 13,000-year-old bones of ancient, extinct species of bison-Discovery made just 10 feet below the ground’s surface at Old Vero Man site Popular Archaeology

Scientists proclaim a new civilization in the Aegean Bronze Age-Research sheds light on the Luwian civilization of western Asia Minor Popular Archaeology

‘Stone age art’ in Upper Franconian cave not an archaeological sensation after all PhysOrg

A kitchen story, a quarry, bones and gaming pieces: These medieval finds have been found at a Suffolk school Culture 24
May 11th, 2016 Edition

James Monroe’s Home May Not Have Been So Humble After All New York Times

Nefertiti Still Missing: King Tut’s Tomb Shows No Hidden Chambers Live Science

New archaeological method finds children were skilled ceramists during the Bronze Age Lund University\EurekAlert

Researchers prove humans in Southern Arabia 10,000 years earlier than first thought University of Huddersfield\EurekAlert

Youngest-ever mummified foetus from Ancient Egypt discovered in tiny coffin The Independent UK
May 7th to May 10th, 2016 Edition

Archeologists find evidence of city life in Moscow Kremliin in 12th century Russia Beyond the Headlines

Archaeologists Find the Last Hideout of the Jewish Revolt in Jerusalem Haaretz

Ancient trading networks and Arabian camel diversity Popular Archaeology

Digging the Secrets of Ancient Maya Gardeners in the Yucatan Popular Archaeology

Residents take a stand to protect historical site Peru This Week

Are you my mummy? DNA tests to seek modern relatives of 800 year old mummified boy Siberian Times

Viking ‘parliament’ site uncovered on Scottish island Herald Scotland

On New Jersey hillside, clues to Revolutionary War mystery PhysOrg

Forgotten Mayan city ‘discovered’ in Central America by 15-year-old boy The Independent UK

Syrian Antiquities Import Restrictions Are Law, But Will They Work? Live Science

Archaeologists find world’s oldest axe in Australia-Archaeologists from the Australian National University have unearthed fragments from the edge of the world’s oldest-known axe, found in the Kimberley region of Western Australia Popular Archaeology
May 5th & May 6th, 2016 Edition

Reconstructing the evolution of vegetation on Gran Canaria Past Horizons

Possible Iron Age Chamber Discovered in Scotland The Orcadian

Egypt: new archaeological discovery in Matariya ANSA

USS Monitor gun turret: Ramping up to save a landmark artifact Daily Press

Leonardo da Vinci’s DNA-The Leonardo Project: Illuminating the art, life, characteristics, talents, and brilliance of one of humanity’s most extraordinary figures Popular Archaeology

Chinese archaeologists discover 8,000-year-old paddy China Daily
April 30th to May 4th, 2016 Edition

Horseracing rules found on 2,000-year-old tablet in central Turkey Hurriyet Daily News

Molecular clock for estimating ages of ancient genomes-Researchers report a genetic method for estimating the age of ancient human remains Popular Archaeology

New interpretation of the Rök runestone inscription changes view of Viking Age Popular Archaeology

Women in a Temple of Death Archaeology Magazine

Have archaeologists found the remains of the site where William Wallace was made Guardian of Scotland? Culture 24

French company documents destruction of archaeological sites in Syria-Palmyra Citadel, Temple of Bel destruction visualized in stunning 3D Popular Archaeology

Secret Atomic Role of WWII-Era Aircraft Carrier Revealed Live Science

300-year-old bowl found in St. Augustine KAGS News

Slovaks discover ancient air conditioning in Kuwait The Slovak Spectator

HMS Endeavour found: Captain James Cook’s ship ‘discovered in Newport harbour’ The Independent UK
April 27th to 29th, 2016 Edition

Plight of Japan’s archeologists as ancient tombs deteriorate Asahi Shimbun

4800-Year Old Mummy of ‘Mother Holding Infant’ Unearthed Australia Network News

Neandertals and Upper Paleolithic Homo sapiens had different dietary strategies Popular Archaeology

Hominins may have been food for carnivores 500,000 years ago Popular Archaeology

Over 2000-year old geoglyph found in Nazca desert Andina

Water storage made prehistoric settlement expansion possible in Amazonia Popular Archaeology

Did Chavín society create authoritarianism? Peru This Week

Rare 600kg haul of ancient Roman coins found in Spain

Buddhist Sculptures Discovered in Ruins of Ancient Shrine Live Science

Spanish Empire Shipwrecks Offer New Data in the Quest to Understand Hurricanes Hakai Magazine

Building on shells: Study starts unraveling mysteries of Calusa kingdom University of Georgia

Historic flint axes found in Denmark Copenhagen Post

Corps determines Kennewick Man is Native American PhysOrg
April 26th, 2016 Edition

Archaeology: ‘An Overlooked Inca Wonder’ Peru This Week

Half of Western European men descended from one Bronze Age ‘king’ Telegraph UK

Rare statue could help unearth secrets of Long Melford’s Roman past East Anglican Times
April 22nd to 25th, 2016 Edition

Ancient mosaic featuring ‘cheerful’ skeleton found in Turkey PhysOrg

Iron age man was as fond of Swiss cheese as we are Science Daily

Newly Restored 3,000-Year-Old Gold Breastplate from Huge Thracian Necropolis in Western Bulgaria Shown for the First Time Archaeology in Bulgaria

Archaeologists in Arkansas have unearthed what they believe are remains of a large wooden Christian cross that Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto placed atop a hill in in what is now Cross County 1541 The Republic

Jerusalem Dig Uncovers Ancient Greek Citadel National Geographic

Stolen Thracian-Roman Silver Mask Helmet Restored, Showcased in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv 21 Years after Theft Archaeology in Bulgaria

Modern DNA reveals ancient male population explosions linked to migration and technology Popular Archaeology

Etruscan stone could help unravel enigma of one of Italy’s first civilizations Reuters

Romsey Abbey: The mystery of the hair in the coffin BBC News

One small step, one giant stride in our understanding of our ancestors as scientists analyse prehistoric footprints Independent UK
April 20th & 21st, 2016 Edition

DNA sat nav uncovers ancient Ashkenaz and Yiddish origins Popular Archaeology

Scientists reveal Jewish history’s forgotten Turkish roots The Independent UK

High status female found buried at Aspero archaeological site in Peru Andina

Archaeologists have found a Roman child’s stone coffin and a mosaic at a former villa site in Wiltshire Culture 24

Oldest Depiction of Ancient Egyptian Demons Found Discovery

More on Building for Egypt’s First Female Pharaoh Discovered Live Science

Royal 17th century wardrobe found in the Wadden Sea-Remarkably preserved, wardrobe belonged to a member of the royal court of the English queen Henrietta Maria Popular Archaeology

3D print of Oetzi the Ice Man revealed The Local

Belize cave was Maya child sacrifice site Science News

Archaeologists Find No Thracian Traces at Roman City Serdica Raising Questions about Antiquity History of Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia Archaeology in Bulgaria
April 19th, 2016 Edition

4 Newly Found Busts of Ancient Roman Emperors, Empresses Acquired by Bulgaria’s National Museum of History Archaeology in Bulgaria

Egyptian Amulet Bearing Name of Pharaoh Found in Soil from Temple Mount Jewish Press

Bigger brains led to bigger bodies in our ancestors-Study examines the correlated evolution of brain and body size in humans Popular Archaeology

Researchers believe they have uncovered the purpose of puquios in Nasca PhysOrg

Teeth found in tomb of ‘Marquis of Haihun’: experts China Daily

Decorative blocks from sacred barque’s way station found in Aswan Ahram Online

Archaeologists find 5000-year old tomb in Romania’s Prahova county Romania Insider
April 17th & 18th, 2016 Edition

Barn conversion leads to amazing find of palatial Roman villa The Guardian UK
and this Under English Garden, ‘Unparalleled’ Remains of Roman Villa New York Times

4,500-year-old skeletons found in China Daily News & Analysis

Mystery of the Varna Gold: What Caused These Ancient Societies to Disappear? Smithsonian Magazine

‘Noble’ monument lost to the ages to build 1823 dam Columbus Dispatch

Prehistoric hand stencils in Spanish caves not randomly placed, say researchers-Prehistoric cave occupants paid attention to cave wall morphology and touch when creating hand stencils Popular Archaeology

More on Searching for the Vikings: 3 Sites Possibly Found in Canada Live Science

Archaeologists discover skeletons of cows and pony, domestic oven and industrial complex at medieval Scottish townhouse Culture 24

Mystery of Mummified Lung Solved Discovery

Site in Russia sheds light on Paleolithic culture east of Europe-Archaeologists study tools made by Homo sapiens who lived near present-day Vladimir, Russia, nearly 30,000 years ago Popular Archaeology
April 13th to 16th, 2016 Edition

Early humans followed the fire? The pyrophilic primate: New hypothesis by University of Utah researchers explains how human ancestors used fire to their advantage Popular Archaeology

Headdress reconstruction throws light on hunter-gatherer rituals-A research team led by archaeologists at the University of York used traditional techniques to create replicas of ritual headdresses made by hunter-gatherers 11,000 years ago in North Western Europe Popular Archaeology

Prehistoric monuments and 150 Anglo-Saxon graves found at Bulford Current Archaeology

Archaeologists Find Preserved 7-Meter Tall Late Antiquity Fortress Wall of Ancient Roman City Sexaginta Prista in Bulgaria’s Ruse Archaeology in Bulgaria

Ancient Mass Graves Discovered in Greece Discovery

Discovery of priest’s grave sheds light on first days of Spanish conquest of Mexico The Guardian UK

US to purchase archaeological site in northern New Mexico Washington Times

Lost Wright Brothers’ ‘Flying Machine’ Patent Resurfaces Live Science

Viking-era woman sheds light on Iceland’s earliest settlers Science News
April 12th, 2016 Edition

New Evidence on When Bible Was Written: Ancient Shopping Lists New York Times

Iraq Is Turning Saddam Hussein’s Palace Into a Museum National Geographic

Reconstructing the history of Chauvet-Pont d’Arc cave Popular Archaeology

Sonar May Have Turned Up a Long-Lost Civil War Ship, the Agnes E. Fry Wired
April 9th to 11th, 2016 Edition

More on Fire reveals archaeological sites hundreds of years old Brown County Democrat

Relics of ancient six-millennia-old village uncovered Mehr News Agency

Archeologists find ancient mummy approximately 1,500 years old in Mongolia Siberian Times

Neanderthals may have been infected by diseases carried out of Africa by humans Popular Archaeology

Ancient Glass-Works Prove Israel Was World Glass Production Center Jewish Press

Ancient inscriptions testify to widespread literacy in Judah by 600 BCE-Ceramic shards found within the remains of the remote ancient fortress of Arad tell the story Popular Archaeology

A Crucified King of the Jews Found in a Jerusalem Tomb? A prominent scholar and historian of Second Temple period Judaism revisits the tantalizing issues surrounding the almost forgotten ‘Abba Cave’ tomb in Jerusalem Popular Archaeology

Roman Imperial leaders had wine empire away from the battlefield, study suggests PhysOrg
April 6th to 8th, 2016 Edition

Yucatan archaeology races to keep up with development Salon

Archaeologists Survey Damage from Cyclone Winston in Fiji-A team of archaeologists assess a heritage almost lost to the devastation of the worst cyclone in Fiji’s history Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists Discover 10th Century Church, Coins Testifying about 1242 Tatar (Mongol) Invasion of Medieval Drastar in Bulgaria’s Silistra Archaeology in Bulgaria

Fire reveals archaeological sites hundreds of years old NBC Montana

What really happened on Easter Island? Revisiting how Easter Island’s culture vanished Frontiers\EurekAlert

Rare chess piece found in back yard of museum The Oxford Times

Millennium-old ‘sunken town’ found off Tamil Nadu Times of India

Neanderthal Y chromosome offers clues to what kept us separate species Popular Archaeology
April 1st to 5th, 2016 Edition-Back and catching up!

Smashed skulls suggest large European battle 3,200 years ago – and a more advanced society Washington Post

Star of David found engraved into an ancient Temple arouses bustle in Egypt-Egyptian official accused the delegation of German archaeologists that has been working on the site’s reconstruction of engraving the Stars of David into the Shrine’s stone Jerusalem Post

Traces of ancient humans found in Vietnam’s biggest archaeological discovery Thanh Nien News

Ancient DNA sheds new light on early Americans-Research reveals impact of European contact on indigenous Americans and suggests the timing and means of their first entry into the Americas Popular Archaeology

Ancient Southwest marked by repeated periods of boom and bust-WSU researchers link climate changes and large social disruption Popular Archaeology

2000-year-old temple found underwater off Indian coast Digital Journal

Curse Tablets Discovered in 2,400-Year-Old Grave Live Science

How Ancient Rome’s 1% Hijacked the Beach-The rich, the poor, and the battle for the Bay of Naples Hakai Magazine

17th Century Silver Treasure Hidden during Bulgarian Catholics’ Uprising against Ottoman Empire Discovered in Northwest Bulgaria Archaeology in Bulgaria

2nd Temple Era Bronze Utensils Discovered in Migdal Excavations on Sea of Galilee Jewish Press

Queen’s University Microbiologists Unmask the Hannibal Route Enigma Queen’s University

Easy as Alep, Bet, Gimel? Cambridge research explores social context of ancient writing PhysOrg

The dark side of religion: how ritual human sacrifice helped create unequal societies Auckland University
March 31st, 2016 Edition

View From Space Hints at a New Viking Site in North America New York Times

Indonesian ‘Hobbits’ may have died out sooner than thought Popular Archaeology

Photos: Watch the ‘Shadow Dagger’ Solar Calendar Mark the Equinox Western Digs

Black Death and self-punishment – remains of medieval whip found at Rufford Abbey Nottinghamshire County Council

Ancient Assyrians buried their dead with turtles Science News

Nepali textile find suggests Silk Road extended further south than previously thought PhysOrg
March 29th & 30th, 2016 Edition

Ancient Non-Stick Pan Factory Found in Italy Discovery

Archaeological finds enrich understanding of pre-Columbian Chile Vida Latina

Archaeologists uncover monumental prehistoric structure on island of Menorca-Artifacts from several ancient periods unearthed Popular Archaeology

Experts Doubt Claims of ‘Hidden Chambers’ in King Tut’s Tomb Live Science

Thousands of Ancient Petroglyphs, ‘Dramatic’ Solar Calendar Reported in N. Arizona Western Digs

Text in lost language may reveal god or goddess worshipped by Etruscans at ancient temple-Rare religious artifact found at ancient temple site in Italy is from lost culture fundamental to western traditions Popular Archaeology

3,400-Year-Old Necropolis Found in Egypt Discovery
March 26th to 28th, 2016 Edition

Colorful Mosaic Uncovered in Unique Byzantine Church in Gush Etzion The Jewish Press

Archaeologists say 4th century pottery piece is rare symbol of Christianity in Roman Britain Culture 24

As Isis is driven out, the extent of damage to Palmyra becomes clear The Independent
and this Syria’s Palmyra can be restored in five years, says antiquities chief, UNESCO doubtful Deutsche Welle

5,000-Year-Old Prehistoric Rock Shrine with Huge Human Faces Hewn In Discovered in Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains Archaeology in Bulgaria

CT Scan Shows Pharoah Ramesses III Was Murdered by Multiple Assassins Smithsonian Magazine

Teeth from Natufian-hunted gazelles give clues to climate during Eastern Mediterranean Younger Dryas Popular Archaeology
March 24th & 25th, 2016 Edition

Site in Germany yields human presence over 1 million years ago-Butchery marks on animal carcass bones and stone tools reveal meat consumption by humans Popular Archaeology

Newly Restored Floor Mosaics from Antiquity Synagogue in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Unveiled for the First Time Archaeology in Bulgaria

Australopithecus fossils found east of the Great Rift Valley-New remains demonstrate adaptability of this precursor to early humans Popular Archaeology

‘Corduroy road’ logs found under Waterloo LRT construction CBC News

Archaeologists To Study Shackled Skeletons From Ancient Greece To Understand Rise Of Athens Forbes

German WWI warships rediscovered in Portsmouth Harbour after lying forgotten for decades The Independent

Emperor Hadrian’s Villa Yields Posh, Arty Apartment Live Science

Ancient Mesopotamian culture vanishing before our eyes-As the land at the heart of the cradle of civilization dries out, an ancient culture is being lost with the unique ecosystem that sustains it Popular Archaeology

When vineyards bloomed in Sudan… Science in Poland
March 23rd, 2016 Edition

Lost medieval castle found on industrial Glasgow site is ‘most significant archaeological discovery in a generation’ Culture 24

‘Unexpected’ 3,000-Year-Old Bison Hunting Site Discovered in Southern Arizona Western Digs

Two-decade research reveals new information about Caral civilization Andina

3,000-year-old Chinese oracle bones go 3-D PhysOrg

New insights into why pottery production increased significantly at the end of the last Ice Age PhysOrg

A golden age of ancient DNA science begins PhysOrg

A recently discovered 4,500-year-old non-royal boat in the Abusir necropolis is shedding new light on watercraft construction in ancient Egypt Al-Ahram Weekly
March 19th to 22nd, 2016 Edition

Scientists may have discovered 12,000 year old mother’s milk, frozen in permafrost Siberian Times

Metallic ink used in the Herculaneum scrolls Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists create 3-D interactive digital reconstruction of King Richard III Popular Archaeology

New Findings on Lao Plain of Jars Help Unravel Ancient Mysteries VOA News
March 18th, 2016 Edition

Holy predynastic graffiti uncovered in Aswan Ahram Online

Whale Graveyards-High and dry and surprisingly littered with whale bones Hakai Magazine

Goths vs. Greeks: Epic Ancient Battle Revealed in Newfound Text Live Science

Uncovering the mystery of very early humans in New Mexico PhysOrg

Medieval painting discovered in Gdansk Scienc in Poland

Warrior king uncovered at east Yorkshire iron age settlement The Guardian

Unique jewellery from the British Isles found in Danish Viking grave Science Nordic
March 16th and 17th, 2016 Edition

1,100 year-old Denmark crucifix ‘may change history’ The Local

Ancient puppy’s brain is ‘well preserved’… as dog bares its teeth after 12,400 years Siberian Times

City of Biblical Abraham Brimmed With Trade and Riches: Iraqi and American archaeologists are digging at one of the world’s oldest urban centers—and finding evidence of the earliest long-distance commerce National Geographic

Have 2 Chambers Been Discovered in King Tut’s Tomb? Live Science

Archeological dig discovers lost lives of Sable Island, Nova Scotia The Chronicle Herald

Science sheds new light on the life and death of medieval king Erik Uppsala University\EurekAlert

Two Family Tomb Sarcophagi from Roman City Augusta Traiana Found during Construction in Bulgaria’s Stara Zagora Archaeology in Bulgaria

Bronze bell recovered from World War II aircraft-carrying submarine off Oahu coast University of Hawaii at Manoa\EurekAlert

‘Hugely important’ iron age remains found at Yorkshire site The Guardian UK

Ancient Denisovan DNA excavated in modern Pacific Islanders Science Daily
March 15th, 2016 Edition

Message in a Boulder Hakai Magazine

Site of 1503 shipwreck tied to Vasco da Gama found off Oman PhysOrg

400,000-year-old fossils from Spain provide earliest genetic evidence of Neandertals Max Planck Gesellschaft

Archaeologists Uncover Another Branch of the Silk Road Scientific American
March 12th to 14th, 2016 Edition

Hopewell used cross-cultural approach to build great monuments Columbus Dispatch

Verde Valley Archaeology Center to launch new vandalism detection technology Camp Verde Bugle

Archaeological dig planned as metal detectorist discovers untouched Bronze Age burial mound Culture 24

According to the IAA, the Roman coin found in the eastern Galilee region is the second of its kind known in the world Jerusalem Post

Monumental Piers Found in Sunken Harbor City of Corinth Haaretz

Satellites and Shipwrecks: Landsat Satellite Spots Foundered Ships in Coastal Waters NASA

Neanderthals diet: 80% meat, 20% vegetables-Isotope studies shed a new light on the eating habits of the prehistoric humans Science Daily

Ancient Memphis site to undergo regeneration Past Horizons
March 9th to 11th, 2016 Edition

Early human habitat recreated for first time-Pioneering Rutgers scientist helps reconstruct an ancient East African landscape where human ancestors lived 1.8 million years ago Popular Archaeology

Road construction unearths medieval settlement Scottish Government

Geometric-era tomb unearthed on Aegean island of Lesvos eKathimerini

First non-utilitarian weapons found in the Arabian Peninsula CNRS

The benefits of food processing-Processing food before eating likely played key role in human evolution, study finds Harvard University\EurekAlert

More on Treasure-filled tomb of Etruscan ‘princess’ unearthed The Local

First Evidence of Corn Beer in Southwest Discovered on Teeth From Ancient Burials Western Digs

Digging for where the gods were constructed Phnom Penh Post
March 6th to 8th, 2016 Edition

Medieval Reliquary Discovered at Christian Monastery Looted by Treasure Hunters ahead of Archaeological Excavations Archaeology in Bulgaria

Ancient Burial Site with 100 Tombs Unearthed Near Bethlehem Jewish Press

New York harbor’s oyster beds once protected against severe storm and extreme wave damage University of Massachusetts at Amherst\EurekAlert

Significant Civil War-Era Shipwreck Discovered Off N.C. Coast North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

2,500-year-old seal belonging to a woman unearthed in Jerusalem CNN News

More on For the first time in excavations of ancient Near Eastern sites: Winery found in Canaanite palace Science Daily

Tomb excavations uncover treasures of an Etruscan princess-Amber necklace, golden Egyptian scarab amulet among findings ANSA

Gold crown dug up at Moghalmari in West Bengal Times of India

Bison bones found at lake bottom tell few tales Star Tribune

Scientists resurrected lost medieval town Science in Poland
March 3rd to 5th, 2016 Edition

Tiny island deer in Panama hunted to extinction thousands of years ago Popular Archaeology

Ancient Burial Ground with 100 Tombs Found Near Biblical Bethlehem Live Science

Ancient underground city in Izmit excites archaeology world Hurriyet News

Ancient Roman Puzzle Gets New Piece Discovery

Was Viking ruler Rollo Danish or Norwegian? The Local
March 2nd, 2016 Edition

Paleolithic bone tools found from South China PhysOrg

Remains of controversial Chinese emperor Liu He found Zee News

Why Did Ancient Europeans Just Disappear 14,500 Years Ago? Live Science\Yahoo News

Neanderthals collected manganese dioxide to make fire Leiden University

Inscription Spurs Debate Over Mysterious Greek Tomb Discovery

Archaeologists Find Early Byzantine Fortress near Bulgaria’s Banya Was Rebuilt and Used by Second Bulgarian Empire in the Middle Ages Archaeology in Bulgaria
March 1st, 2016 Edition

Louisiana’s Disappearing Coast Takes Ancient History With It WWNO News

Sahara Desert handprint mystery solved: Wadi?Sura?II prints ‘not human’ News Australia

Ancient Grave of Teenage Girl May Reveal Secrets of Southwest’s Earliest Farmers Western Digs

Coins of 42 Roman and Byzantine Emperors Discovered at Late Antiquity Fortress Kovachevsko Kale near Bulgaria’s Popovo So Far Archaeology in Bulgaria

Finds reveal how ancient Egyptian and Nubian cultures blended-Study shows how excavations in Sudan reveal the transformation of Egyptian and Nubian culture Popular Archaeology

Remains of Anglo-Saxon island discovered in Lincolnshire village The Guardian
February 27th to 29th, 2016 Edition

Image of shark found on ancient bronze sword Asahi Shimbun

3D technology reveals diet of ‘Chaucer’s children’ University of Kent

More ‘Polish pyramids’ – new discoveries of archaeologists Science in Poland

Rare copy of Giotto fresco discovered in ruins of Transylvanian church AFP\Japan Times

New Scans of King Tut’s Tomb May Reveal Hidden Burial Chamber Live Science

Archaeologists investigate early 19th century asylum of old Tasmania-Known today as Willow Court, its remains may yet reveal more about the hard and broken lives of the imported convict laborers of colonial Australia Popular Archaeology
February 24th to 26th, 2016 Edition

Tel Aviv University discovers fabric collection dating back to Kings David and Solomon-Textiles found at Timna Valley archaeological dig provide a colorful picture of a complex society Popular Archaeology

Evidence of early medieval Muslim graves found in France-Burial rituals, genetic analysis may indicate 8th century skeletons of North African descent PLoS\EurekAlert

How Pompeii brought ancient Roman wine back to life-Made from ancient grape varieties grown in Pompeii, ‘Villa dei Misteri’ has to be one of the world’s most exclusive wines The Local

Ancient figurine discovered by 7-year-old boy Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

NASA Airborne Radar ‘Sees’ Nasca Lines Sci-News

Flaked stone points raise questions about Brazilian prehistory Archaeology News

11,000-year-old pendant is earliest known Mesolithic art in Britain University of York\EurekAlert

Genetics reveal 50,000 years of independent history of aboriginal Australian people-Scientists worked with aboriginal Australian communities to explore heritage Popular Archaeology
February 23rd, 2016 Edition

The search continues for Fort Germanna

Internal dissension cited as reason for Cahokia’s dissolution Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois\EurekAlert

Paleothithic man ‘not the main cause of deaths at vast mammoth graveyard’ Siberian Times

Dead Sea Scrolls Puzzle Pieces to Be Matched via Digitizing Jewish Press

The space archaeologist unearthed 4000 years old tomb in Egypt Luxor Times
February 20th to 22nd, 2016 Edition

Some Iron Age forts in Europe strengthened by friendly fire, suggests study-Fort engineers vitrified their structures by burning them, making them stronger for defense Popular Archaeology

How hunter-gatherers preserved their food sources Santa Fe Institute\EurekAlert

Finds in Ancient Egyptian rubbish dumps inspire ‘world’s largest archaeological project’ Culture 24

To prevent archaeological looting, scientist wants to crowdsource Digital Journal

Plant biomarkers hint at early human habitat-Scientists reconstruct the environment in which early humans lived nearly 2 million years ago at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania Popular Archaeology

Japanese earthenware time capsules contain 4,300-year-old cockroach egg case impressions Kumamoto University\EurekAlert
February 18th & 19th, 2016 Edition

1st Century bar? Archaeological find in France offers glimpse into ancient tavern USA Today

Perfectly preserved bronze age wheel unearthed in Cambridgeshire The Guardian UK

Jordan Valley Prehistoric Village Discovered Jewish Press

Neanderthals mated with modern humans much earlier than previously thought, study finds-First genetic evidence of modern human DNA in a Neanderthal individual Popular Archaeology

93-Mile-Long Ancient Wall in Jordan Puzzles Archaeologists Live Science

World famous ancient Siberian Venus figurines ‘are NOT Venuses after all’ Siberian Times

Study sheds more light on the ‘hobbit’ people-Medical examination of skull shows no support for Homo floresiensis as modern human Popular Archaeology

Humans settled, set fire to Madagascar’s forests 1,000 years ago Massachusetts Institute of Technology\EurekAlert

UCL Petrie Museum’s Tarkhan Dress: world’s oldest woven garment University College London

The skeleton of a 16-month-old infant from the Pre-Dynastic period uncovered in the Nag Al-Qarmila area of Aswan shows the first signs of scurvy in ancient Egypt Al-Ahram Weekly
February 16th & 17th, 2016 Edition

Israeli archaeologists discover 7,000-year-old settlement Associated Press\Yahoo News

Easter Island civilization not destroyed by war, analysis shows Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists Discover Late Roman Graves at Ancient Thracian Tomb Ostrusha near Bulgaria’s Kazanlak Archaeology in Bulgaria

Aberdeen Art Gallery redevelopment works reveal medieval history Aberdeen City Council

Sleuth finds a lost Spanish settlement in Florida Panhandle Times Union

More on Remains Found of 7,000-Year-Old Man Buried Upright Discovery

History shows that atheism is as natural to humans as religion Past Horizons
February 14th & 15th, 2016 Edition

On the Global Trail-Archaeologist travels the world, takes on 12 projects in 12 countries for 12 months Popular Archaeology

New clues illuminate mysteries of ancient Egyptian portraits Science News

Anglo Saxon gold mount ‘mystery’ in Norfolk BBC News

Medieval trading ship raised to surface ‘almost intact’ after 500 years on riverbed in Netherlands Independent UK

Underground city comes to surface Hurriyet Daily News
February 12th & 13th, 2016 Edition

Mysterious Graves Discovered at Ancient European Cemetery- Archaeologists in Germany have uncovered the bodies of children and of one adult man who was buried, strangely, standing upright National Geographic

FOCUS ON TUVA: Stunning treasures – and macabre slaughter – in Siberia’s Valley of the Kings Siberian Times

New-found ruin could be linked to Massacre of Glencoe BBC News

UWinnipeg uncovers ancient Egyptian treasure University of Winnipeg

Effort to unlock secrets of 3,700-year-old woman ‘Ava’ BBC News
February 11th, 2016 Edition

All Roads Lead to Rome: Exploring Human Migration to the Eternal City through Biochemistry of Skeletons from Two Imperial-Era Cemeteries (1st-3rd c AD) PLoS

Archaeologists present findings of Chamorros migration PhysOrg

Archaeologists uncover buried village on Anglesey BBC News

Sterkfontein Caves produce two new hominin fossils-The famous caves have yielded some new surprises, raising new questions related to human evolution Popular Archaeology
February 9th & 10th, 2016 Edition

Vandals strike ancient archeological site near Tucson KOLD News

Remains of ‘extraordinary’ Roman arcade found in Colchester Telegraph UK

Bronze Age burial near Stonehenge discovered by badger BBC News

Some 5,000 years ago, silver mining on the shores of the Aegean Sea-An exceptional archaeological discovery at Thorikos (Greece) Ghent University\EurekAlert

Ancient Roman Brooch Contains ‘Lovely’ Palindrome Live Science

Mysterious Ancient ‘Padlock’ Found in Excavations of Ancient Serdica in Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia Archaeology in Bulgaria

700-year-old Danish ‘Civil War’ coins uncovered The Local

Discovering the source of marble used in Roman buildings Past Horizons
February 6th to 8th, 2016 Edition

Archaeology: Mammoth find in Siberia could change understanding of America’s discovery Columbus Dispatch

A surprising find about a possible early human ancestor-Study shows Australopithecus sediba didn’t likely consume hard foods Popular Archaeology

Unknown Richly Decorated Statue of Roman Emperor Trajan Kept in Storage of Bulgaria’s National Museum of History for Decades Archaeology in Bulgaria

New ‘Little Ice Age’ coincides with fall of Eastern Roman Empire and growth of Arab Empire-Drop in temperature following volcanic eruptions shaped history, suggest researchers Popular Archaeology

200,000 fish bones suggest ancient Scandinavian people were more complex than thought-Archaeologists discover fish fermentation site in Sweden Elsevier\EurekAlert

Egyptian archaeologists call for tougher security measures after ‘sale of pyramid pieces’ Ahram Online
February 5th, 2016 Edition

Archaeological Excavation Conducted in Cremisan Valley International Middle East Media Center

Lasers reveal ‘lost’ Roman roads United Kingdom Government

U of A Researchers Help Capture Lifecycle of Roman Pottery University of Arkansas

From genes to latrines—Vikings and their worms provide clues to emphysema PhysOrg
February 4th, 2016 Edition

Legal bid fails to rebury remains of 2,500 year old tattooed ‘ice princess’ Siberian Times

Peru recovers largest batch of cultural relics Andina

Historic church discovered in Turkey’s Nevsehir ‘could change history of Orthodoxy’ Hurriyet News

DNA evidence uncovers major upheaval in Europe near end of last Ice Age PhysOrg
February 3rd, 2016 Edition

90 archaeological sites found in Arequipa, Peru Andina

UNESCO: Machu Picchu improves and leaves ‘endangered heritage’ list Peru This Week

Humans evolved by sharing technology and culture-Our early ancestors, Homo sapiens, managed to evolve and journey across the earth by exchanging and improving their technology Popular Archaeology

Ancient Tomb from Thracian-Roman Period Discovered during Construction Works in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Archaeology in Bulgaria

Samurai Secrets: 1888 Martial Arts Manual for Cops Revealed Live Science

Hiker Discovers 3500-Year-Old Egyptian Seal in Galilee Jewish Press

Powerful Women Buried at Stonehenge Discovery

Laser reveals secrets of early medieval Prussians Science in Poland
February 2nd, 2016 Edition

More on Discovery shows prehistoric man consumed tortoises Popular Archaeology

‘Sex toys’ or religious relics? Wooden phalluses found at lost burial site in Xinjiang desert point to quirks of ancient Chinese society South China Morning Post

The discovery of an ornate Roman fresco revealed Museum of London Archaeology

New research sharpens understanding of poison-arrow hunting in Africa University of Kansas

New early Lapita site discovered in Bua Fiji Village
February 1st, 2016 Edition

Turtle soup, perchance? Prehistoric man had a penchant for tortoises American Friends of Tel Aviv University\EurekAlert

Archaeologists long underestimated early hominins Senckenberg-University of Tübingen

A unique boat from the pyramid age discovered at Abusir by the expedition of the Czech Institute of Egyptology Charles University Prague

Study suggests how modern humans drove Neanderthals to extinction Popular Archaeology
January 30th & 31st, 2016 Edition

Nearly 20 Stone-Tool Sites, Dating Back Up To 12,000 Years, Discovered In Nevada Western Digs

Decapitated Gladiators Reveal Roman Empire’s Genetic Influence Live Science\Yahoo News

Chinese archaeologists are expected to dig in Egypt for the first time, as authorities of the two nations are in discussion of a cultural cooperation project Xinhuanet
January 27th to 29th, 2016 Edition

Ancient Babylonians Used Geometry to Track Jupiter-The method was developed by the Babylonians over a thousand years before it was reinvented in 14th century Europe Popular Archaeology
and this Math whizzes of ancient Babylon figured out forerunner of calculus Science Magazine

Ancient Australian bird extinction points to humans-Study provides first reliable evidence humans were preying on now-extinct Australian Megafauna about 50,000 years ago Popular Archaeology

Inscriptions on Sharjah tomb prove Oman kingdom existed in third century BC The National UAE

‘Fujizuka’ mound in Shizuoka dates to Edo Period, survey shows Asahi Shimbun
January 26th, 2016 Edition

Excavation Reveals Significant Statuettes at Archaeological Site of Aptera Greek Reporter

As the Arctic Erodes, Archaeologists Are Racing to Protect Ancient Treasures Smithsonian Magazine
and this History is Melting Hakai Magazine

Discovering a Roman Imperial Winery at Vagnari (Italy) Past Horizons
January 22nd to 25th, 2016 Edition

East Asia makes a comeback in the human evolution stakes The Conversation

Roman-Byzantine grave unearthed on Istanbul’s Istiklal Avenue Hurriyet News

Archaeologists uncover surprising secret in Bristol Cathedral’s first dig for more than 150 years Bristol Post

Research reveals K’omoks people’s advanced fishing methods a thousand years ago Comox Valley Echo

Archaeologists find remains of women sacrificed 1,000 years ago in Peru Jerusalem Post

Neolithic megalithic tomb in Spain comprehensively examined for the first time University of Basel\EurekAlert

Ancient humans dispersed through Arabia during greener times-Recent research has provided evidence of early human presence in an otherwise hostile environment Popular Archaeology

Lima: Remains of presumed weaver dating back to 3,500 years ago found in huaca Peru This Week

The aftermath of 1492-Study shows how Native American depopulation impacted ecology Popular Archaeology

Genetic history of present-day Indians-Genetic study sheds new light on ancestral populations of the Indian subcontinent Popular Archaeology

Study overturns prevailing ideas about sacrifices at Tenochtitlan EFE\Fox News

Pottery Analysis Reveals Visigoths Settled En Masse in Northeast Bulgaria Shortly before Roman Empire’s Division Archaeology in Bulgaria
January 21st, 2016 Edition

Earliest Case Of Scurvy In Ancient Egypt Detected By Archaeologists Forbes

Uncovering the Culture of Bronze Age Logboats Hakai Magazine

Neolithic tomb reveals community stayed together, even in death-47 individuals buried around 3700 BC part of closely related farming community Popular Archaeology

Oldest Human Footprints in the Southwest Discovered at Tucson Construction Site Western Digs

Archaeologists Discover 7,000-Year-Old Fortress Wall in Prehistoric Settlement near Bulgaria’s Hotnitsa Archaeology in Bulgaria

Archaeologists Discover Large Ancient Theater on Greek Island of Lefkada Greek Reporter
January 20th, 2016 Edition

No fairy tale: Origins of some famous stories go back thousands of years Science News

Undersea treasure: archaeologists find submerged Qin dynasty ‘seaside palace’ of China’s first emperor South China Morning Post

Huge collection of medieval documents discovered in Gniezno Science in Poland

Prehistoric 10,000-year-old Mass Murder Site Discovered by Kenyan Lake Haaretz

Danes discover 9,000-year-old skeletons with a strange history Copenhagen Post
January 19th, 2016 Edition

Before Hatshepsut: Early Egyptian Queen Revealed in Hieroglyphs Live Science

Piecing together the gruesome story of York’s headless Romans University of York

Stalagmite unlocks ancient secrets Deutsche Welle
January 16th to 18th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists believe they’ve found artifacts from Alaska’s ‘cursed’ warship, the Neva Alaska Dispatch

Archaeologists Find Wooden Wall, ‘Four-Leaf Clover’ Amulet in Prehistoric Settlement Mound in Bulgaria’s Petko Karavelovo Archaeology in Bulgaria

Particles could reveal clues to how Egypt pyramid was built PhysOrg

Chinese archaeologists locate ancient city famed for political reform China Daily

Two Danish discoveries among 2015’s best archaeology Science Nordic

Archaeologists know more about the ancient capital of Cyprus Science in Poland

Fresh archaeological dig gives rare chance to uncover Tasmanian convict history ABC News
January 15th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists Find North Gate of Ancient Agathopolis in Bulgaria’s Ahtopol, ‘Brand New’ Gold Coin of Byzantine Emperor Justine I Archaeology in Bulgaria

‘Cave of forgotten dreams’ may hold earliest painting of volcanic eruption Nature

Prehistoric mat reveals ancient Chinese weaving techniques Xinhuanet

Meet the archaeologists making ancient rock art into 3D reality University of Cambridge

Grisly find suggests humans inhabited Arctic 45,000 years ago Science Magazine

Researchers confirm site of hangings for Salem witch trials San Francisco Chronicle

List of Murderers Revealed on Cathedral Wall-inscription found in a Russian cathedral that names men who murdered a prince Discovery
January 14th, 2016 Edition

Bronze Age village found near ancient Roman city The Local

Plague may have persisted in Europe during 300-year period, including ‘Black Death’-Genetic analysis reveals Y. pestis bacteria may have persisted long-term in Europe Popular Archaeology

Caral surprises the world for advanced knowledge and technology Andina

New evidence reveals humans on Indonesian island 60,000 years earlier than previously thought University of Wollongong

Sixth-century wooden foot thought be Europe’s oldest prosthetic implant The Guardian UK

New discoveries concerning Ötzi’s genetic history-The Iceman’s maternal genetic line originated in the Alps and is now extinct Popular Archaeology
January 12th & 13th, 2016 Edition

Italian-Russian archeologists make major discovery in Sudan Agenzia Giornalistica Italia

What History Gives, the Sea Steals Hakai Magazine

‘A bronze age Pompeii’: archaeologists hail discovery of Peterborough site Guardian UK

Archaeologists Begin Excavation of Honduran ‘Lost City’ National Geographic

Behind the Myth of King Midas-The Penn Museum reveals newly discovered archaeology and artifacts of the royalty and kingdom of King Midas of the Golden Touch Popular Archaeology
January 9th to 11th, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists discover world’s oldest tea buried with ancient Chinese emperor The Independent UK

This Ancient City Was Three Times Bigger Than Archaeologists Suspected Smithsonian Magazine

New findings on prehistoric stone tool industry in Italy-The Uluzzian stone tool industry, widely thought to be the product of anatomically modern humans, may actually have its roots in a stone tool tradition linked to Neanderthals Popular Archaeology

Prosthetic Leg with Hoofed Foot Discovered in Ancient Chinese Tomb Live Science

Real Sunken Cities-These five sunken cities testify to the risks of coastal life Hakai Magaine

Ancient burial rituals prove you can take it with you… and what you take says a lot EurekAlert\University of Cincinnati

New digital tools could help speed up cultural heritage work-Archaeologists will soon have access to new digital tools for reassembly and erosion, while advances in predictive scanning could open up new market opportunities Cordis

4500 years old tomb of unknown Ancient Egyptian Queen discovered Luxor Times

The Anthropocene: hard evidence for a human-driven Earth University of Leicester

Footprints among top findings of Yenikapi excavations Hurriyet News

Long-lost Roman roads discovered on flood maps: Hi-tech Lidar data reveals the route of 2,000-year-old highways across Britain Daily Mail
January 8th, 2016 Edition

Ancient Roman toilets did not improve sanitation-Research shows Romanization actually spread parasites Popular Archaeology

More on Wrecks From Infamous 19th Century Whaling ‘Disaster’ Discovered Off Alaska Coast Western Digs

Archaeologist discovers Maya royal burial PhysOrg

Honduras to make archeological dig for mysterious ‘White City’ PhysOrg

Fish trap from the Middle Ages discovered in Lake Lednickie Science in Poland
January 7th, 2016 Edition

Neanderthal genes gave modern humans an immunity boost and allergies Popular Archaeology

Pathogens found in Otzi’s stomach EurekAlert

Buried treasure: 1700s ship, preserved in a watery grave, emerges as hotel goes up Stars and Stripes
January 6th, 2016 Edition

Bulgaria’s Sozopol to Restore Ancient Statue of Apollo, ‘Colossus of Apollonia Pontica’, Not Unlike Greece’s Plans to Rebuild Colossus of Rhodes Archaeology in Bulgaria

Archaeological Discovery Yields Surprising Revelations about Europe’s Oldest City University of Cincinnati

Sharjah excavations unearth objects dated as early as 8,000BC The National UAE

Five missing kings and queens – and where we might find them Independent UK

There’s a 3,400 Year Old Canaanite Citadel in my Basement Jewish Press

Remains of lost 1800s whaling fleet discovered off Alaska’s Arctic coast NOAA
January 5th, 2016 Edition

Early 17th century church at Jamestown to be excavated-Plans include investigation of the 1617 church remains Popular Archaeology

Researchers to uncover forensic secrets of Britain’s historic wax seals PhysOrg

Day 1 of dig unearths evidence of 1,300-year-old village Herald Tribune

Untangling an Accounting Tool and an Ancient Incan Mystery New York Times
January 3rd & 4th, 2016 Edition

Skeleton of 16th century ‘pirate’ discovered under Edinburgh primary school Telegraph UK

Fort dig uncovered War of 1812 horse mystery Columbus Dispatch

Archaeologists Return to Neanderthal Cave as ISIS Pushed from Iraq Live Science

The first European farmers are traced back to Anatolia EurekAlert

Ancient grave in Alberta farmer’s field unearths historical mystery CBC News
January 1st & 2nd, 2016 Edition

Archaeologists unearth military arsenal from the era of Ivan the Terrible PhysOrg

Ancient road uncovered in Turkey’s Tarsus Hurriyet News

Using Lasers to Preserve Antiquities Threatened by ISIS New York Times

Latest study suggests early human dispersal into Spain through Strait of Gibraltar-Most recent dating places one wave of human dispersal out of Africa into southeastern Spain at almost one million years ago Popular Archaeology

King Amenhotep III statue accidently recovered in Edfu Ahram Online

Half of artifacts from Confederate gunship returned to river Stars and Stripes
December 31st, 2015 Edition-Happy New Year to All!!

Unearthing Roman ‘nerve centre’ in Spain BBC News

Digging up the Past in 2016: What Archaeologists Expect to Find Live Science

The surprising thing ancient mummies tell us about what to eat Washington Post

New discovery in Qantara West suggests date of origin of Tel Al-Dafna site Ahram Online
December 29th & 30th, 2015 Edition

20,000 items and counting at Haihunhou CCTV

Archaeological dig in central Israel uncovers Byzantine church and 2700-year-old farm Jerusalem Post

Microstories from before 4000 years Science in Poland

New Insights Emerging on America’s First English Colony-Clues from the soil raise new questions Popular Archaeology

Ancient shepherd’s hut dating from more than 4,500 years ago discovered by chance South Wales Argus

Remains of Stone Age Hunters Found in Western Iran Tasnim News Agency
December 27th & 28th, 2015 Edition

Historic bath and mosaics found in central Anatolia Hurriyet News

Top 5 Archaeology Discoveries in the American West of 2015 Western Digs

Son of Hercules vs. Hydra: Altar Showing Mythical Battle Discovered Live Science

Kinder, Gentler Vikings? Not According to Their Slaves National Geographic

Scientists sequence first ancient Irish human genomes-The genomes show unequivocal evidence for mass migrations into Ireland Popular Archaeology

New insights on origin of Polynesians-Study supports an early Lapita origin for Polynesians Popular Archaeology

800-year-old shipwreck found off Salento coast The Local

Statue of a ram discovered near ancient church in Caesarea Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
December 24th to 26th, 2015 Edition

More on scientists find 1500-year-old Viking settlement beneath new airport site Ars Technica

Ancient Egyptian artefacts discovered in Aswan’s Gebel Al-Silsila Ahram Online

Did Egypt’s Old Kingdom Die—or Simply Fade Away? National Geographic

Choquequirao – Field Report 2015 Peruvian Times
December 22nd & 23rd, 2015 Edition

Archaeological Finds in El Salvador Tell a Whole Different Tale about Maya Society-Artifacts uncovered by the Cerén dig suggest Maya citizens enjoyed certain freedoms when trading and making societal decisions Scientific American

History mystery: Gold tool discovered in Jerusalem cemetery leaves archaeologists stumped Jerusalem Post

Iron-Age Norwegians Liked Their Bling NewsWise\Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Archaeologists Find Altars for Chthonic Deity Rituals in Fortresses of Ancient Thracian Tribe Asti in Southeast Bulgaria Archaeology In Bulgaria

Construction crew unearths remains of ‘corduroy road’ in Fairfax Washington Post

Greek and Danish archaeologists excavate the ancient Greek harbour town Lechaion University of Copenhagen

Tiny Tudor treasure hoard found in Thames mud Guardian UK

Chinese archaeologists in Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi province, found important clues to a bronze casting workshop during the recent excavation at Haojing Site China Daily

Religion a key to early state formation in ancient Mexico Popular Archaeology
December 20th & 21st, 2015 Edition

Decapitated body with head between legs found among unusual Roman burials at new armed forces site Culture 24

Evil-Thwarting ‘Rattles’ Found in Prehistoric Infant’s Grave Live Science

Thracologists Discover Ancient Thracian Rock Step Pyramid in Eastern Rhodope Mountains in Southern Bulgaria Archaeology in Bulgaria

600-year-old Charlemagne insignia found in Zurich SwissInfo

External coffin lid of 2,000-year-old Chinese tomb opened China Daily

Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun’s wet nurse might have been his sister The Guardian UK

Islamic State seizes Unesco heritage site in Libya The Telegraph UK

More on Archaeologists study Scythian nomad graves Past Horizons
December 18th & 19th, 2015 Edition

The Mystery of Red Deer Cave-New insights emerge about the enigmatic archaic human remains found in a Chinese cave Popular Archaeology

Ancient Egyptians described Algol’s eclipses Science Daily

Could Queen Nefertiti’s Tomb Reveal Secrets From Egypt’s Shadowy Past? National Geographic

University of Haifa Excavations Uncover Unique Hebrew Inscription Showing Existence of a Jewish Village at Kursi University of Haifa\Newswise

Sickle-Wearing Skeletons Reveal Ancient Fear of Demons Live Science

Archaeologists find traces of violent coup in ancient Kingdom of Bosporus Popular Archaeology
December 16th & 17th, 2015 Edition

800-Year-Old Camp Found in Oregon Sand Dunes Poses Migration Mystery Western Digs

Archaeologist Claims to Have Unlocked Phaistos Disk Mystery Greek Reporter

Anclient marble slab discovered as Kinneret water levels drop Jewish Press

Ancient Thracian Gold Laurel Wreath Which May Have Originated in Ancient Troy Turned In to Bulgaria’s National Museum of History Archaeology in Bulgaria

Rare marble sphinx unearthed in NW China Xinhuanet

Dog has been man’s best friend for 33,000 years, DNA study finds Telegraph UK

Cult of Zeus found in Metropolis Hurriyet News

Site of first multi-year European settlement in the U.S. identified by University of West Florida archaeology program University of West Florida
December 13th to 15th, 2015 Edition

Archaeological Site and Village in Armenia among Europe’s ‘Most Endangered’ Asbarez News

Why Stonehenge’s bluestones ‘were moved from Wales by glaciers NOT prehistoric people’ Wales Online

Archaeologists Discover 3,000-Year-Old Ancient Thracian Necropolis with Gold Finds during Rescue Digs near Bulgaria’s Dragoman Archaeology in Bulgaria

131 ancient Chinese ‘hanging’ coffins found on side of 100m cliff near Three Gorges Dam South China Morning Post

Archaeologists Discover Elite 6th Century AD Cavalryman With Unique Foot Prosthesis Forbes

This One Bone Is The Only Skeletal Evidence For Crucifixion In The Ancient World Forbes

Rare treasure found in Suffolk depicts medieval ‘Wild Man’ BBC News

Archaeologists are studying the cradle of the Scythians Science in Poland

Millet: The missing link in prehistoric humans’ transition from hunter-gatherer to farmer Popular Archaeology
December 12th, 2015 Edition

6,000-year-old skeletons in French pit came from victims of violence Science News

Archaeologists unearth slice of pre-1906 earthquake Chinatown amid Central Subway construction San Francisco Examiner

Archaeologists unearth new evidence of Roman and medieval Leicester University of Leicester

More on Viking hoard discovery reveals little-known king ‘airbrushed from history’ Telegraph UK
December 11th, 2015 Edition

Sunken haul of Roman fish sauce found off Italy The Local

Studies show early human hunters more advanced than previously thought-Archaeological evidence reveals new insights into prehistoric hunting culture in present-day Germany 300,000 years ago Popular Archaeology

Dutch archaeologists find proof of Julius Caesar-led massacre in the Netherlands Dutch News

DNA tests uncover rare 2,000 year-old golden horse Xinhuanet
December 10th, 2015 Edition

Archeological student’s report could change story of Civil War massacre The Carthage Press

Archaeologists discover earliest British gun flints on Clan island off coast of Scotland Culture 24

Gold-plated teeth recovered from Nalanda archaeological site Times of India

Archaeologists Discover Huge Ancient Roman Horreum (Granary) in Kovachevsko Kale Fortress near Bulgaria’s Popovo Archaeology in Bulgaria

Viking hoard found in field sheds light on England’s origins Associated Press\Yahoo News
December 9th, 2015 Edition

New discoveries redefine Angkor Wat’s history University of Sydney\EurekAlert

Shifting sand dunes reveal large Bronze Age settlement BBC News

Astronomy archaeology – finding 120-year-old observations University of Copenhagen

The tomb of sultan Suleiman in Szigetvár University of Pécs
December 8th, 2015 Edition

Traces of Vikings found at Bathonea archaeological excavation in Istanbul Today’s Zaman

Unexpected wood source for Chaco Canyon great houses Popular Archaeology

More on ‘Forgotten Casualty’ of Pearl Harbor Attack Revealed Off Coast of Hawaii Western Digs

NYU-led research differentiates facial growth in Neanderthals and modern humans-Scientific team advances understanding of the morphological processes that distinguish Neanderthals’ faces from modern humans’ Popular Archaeology
December 6th & 7th, 2015 Edition

More on University of Lincoln uncovers hundreds of 11,000-year-old tools BBC News

Technology to help pinpoint 1862 Pea Ridge battle lines Arkansas Online

Archaeologist Discovers 8,000-Year-Old Nephrite ‘Frog-like’ Swastika in Slatina Neolithic Settlement in Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia Archaeology in Bulgaria

Stonehenge ‘bluestone’ quarries confirmed 140 miles away in Wales PhysOrg
and then there is this ‘No evidence’ Stonehenge bluestones came from Pembrokeshire BBC News

Archaeological Society denies claims of Agamemnon throne discovery eKathimerini

UA anthropologists study ancient peoples through their kitchens University of Arizona

Colombia finds treasure galleon, ending 300-year mystery AFP\Yahoo News

Bolivian Archaeologists Dig For Rare Artefacts teleSUR

The first inter-cultural ‘party’ in Europe? Past Horizons

Poles study ancient Greek colony of Tanais Science in Poland
December 5th, 2015 Edition

Ancient ‘Wand’ May Be Oldest Example of Lead Work in the Levant Live Science

2000-year-old Han Dynastry site discovered in northwestern China CCTV

Intact, Packed Etruscan Tomb Found Discovery
December 4th, 2015 Edition

More on Rebel Paleolithic artist breaks the rules, draws a campsite 13,800 years ago Los Angeles Times

Archaeologist Finds Marble Head from Ancient Roman Female Statue during Rescue Digs in Bulgaria’s Stara Zagora Archaeology in Bulgaria

US Seaplane Lost in Pearl Harbor Revealed Discovery

Silver jewellery dating back a thousand years found in Czermno Science in Poland

What secrets has this huge hole at the University of Lincoln revealed? Lincolnshire Echo

Glacial Rock in Greenland Offers Clues to Norse Migration Patterns Popular Archaeology
December 3rd, 2015 Edition

Archaeologists uncover Bronze Age trade routes between Iran and Mesopotamia Past Horizons

Nara’s Great Buddha has a bad hair day The Asahi Shimbun

More on Impression of biblical king’s seal found in Jerusalem BBC News

Vietnam’s ancient Dong Son drum found in Timor Leste Vietnam Net
December 2nd, 2015 Edition

Imaging yields evidence of heart disease in archaeological find EurekAlert

Couple unearth remains of ‘rich’ female buried up to 1,000 years ago with her rare Chinese bronze mirror Siberian Times

King Hezekiah’s Seal Discovered in Jerusalem Jewish Press

8000-year-old “Viste Boy” sent for DNA analysis PhysOrg

Oldest Peach Pits Found in China Discovery

An abandoned Roman villa: The Otford site which was systematically demolished in the 4th century Culture24

Engraved schist slab may depict paleolithic campsites-13,000 year-old engraving may map hunter-gatherer campsite Popular Archaeology
December 1st, 2015 Edition

Female ‘Amazon’ warrior buried 2,500 years ago in Altai Mountains was… male Siberian Times

Mexico experts: passageway may lead to Aztec ruler’s tomb Austin American Statesman

Ancient Greek Temple Aligned to Full Moon Discovery

Archaeologist reveals how pre-Columbian cultures adapted to El Niño Peru This Week
and this The Civilizing Power of Nature Hakai Magazine

Huge Geometric Shapes in Middle East May Be Prehistoric Live Science


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I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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