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Historians have long known Rome stationed two legions in Judea after the First Jewish Revolt against Roman rule between 66 and 70 A.D. On legion was stationed in Jerusalem, but the headquarters of the other was not confirmed until archaeologists digging at the site of a Roman legion encampment in modern-day ...
A recent study at a Micronesian burial site may finally put a decade-long controversy to rest. Published last week in the international journal Antiquity, the University of Oregon study provides new evidence concerning the earliest peoples of Palau and disproves claims of an ancient "dwarf" population ...

archaeologists at Monticello have been awarded a grant that will help them as they continue to dig and learn about the history of Thomas Jefferson and his estate. The grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities is called "expanding the digital archaeological archive of comparative slavery ...
Europe's Prehistoric Cave-painters Had Roots in the Middle East, archaeologists Say ... "Think of it like this: they went to Northern Europe, made a U-turn and came back," jokes Omry Barzilai, an archaeologist with the Israel Antiquities Authority and one of the lead excavators at Manot Cave, a site near ...
Remains of a 1500-year-old monastery and church dating from the Byzantine period has been uncovered by archaeologists at an archaeological site in Beit Shemesh, Israel. Pillar found at a Byzantine-period church complex found in Ramat Beit Shemesh, 2017. (Assaf Peretz, Israel Antiquities Authority) ...
Many bullae from Doliche are likely the administrative or official seals of the city 'due to their size, frequent occurrence, and in some cases also due to inscriptions,' according to the archaeologists. "In addition to the images of the 'city goddess' Tyche, the depictions of Augustus and DEA Roma deserve ...

ST. ALBANS, England--According to BBC News, archaeologists have made a puzzling discovery in the churchyard of St. Albans Cathedral in Hertfordshire: the body of a child with what appear to be rosary beads wrapped around the hand. The presence of rosary beads is indicative of a Catholic burial, ...
In this Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 photo, Mo Hartley, director of archaeology at Old Salem, poses for a portrait in the Archaeology Department in Winston-Salem, N.C. The glass case before him contains artifacts that were excavated from a cellar hole dig led by Hartley. Hartley retires Dec. 31. (Allison Lee ...
By this time next year, you may even be able to visit him in his original setting, say Turkish archaeologists. What we know today as Santa Claus was originally Saint Nicholas, and he was traditionally celebrated on Dec. 6, the anniversary of his death. Born in the village Petara in Asia Minor (now Turkey) in ...
Discoveries from ancient saints, new finds from the Holy Land and relics of Jesus himself revealed new insights into the people who lived and died during biblical times. This year, scholars and archaeologists made several discoveries that are shining new light on these enigmatic biblical figures. From a ...
For metal detectorists, the primarily focus is the objects themselves, the collection of which by detectorists divorces an object from most of the information which makes it valuable to an archaeologist. As detectorist numbers spiked in the late 1970s, the attitude of the professional archaeological community ...
Equipped with photogrammetry cameras, the drones were able to create three-dimensional renderings of the carvings, reports National Geographic. archaeologists have been studying the carvings in the area for years, but have never before been able to document them with this degree of accuracy.
archaeologists from the Australian National University has discovered five fish hooks dating from the Pleistocene era, approximately 12,000 years ago on Indonesia's Alor Island. The hooks, comprising of a shaped hook and four circular rotating hooks fashioned from sea-snail shell were part of a ritual ...
Before the construction work could begin archaeologists were commissioned to carry out excavations at the site where they were surprised to uncover the first Early Neolithic multi-house settlement discovered in the region. Several thousand artefacts including pottery and stone tools, Neolithic and early ...
An archaeologist from The Australian National University (ANU) has uncovered the world's oldest known fish-hooks placed in a burial ritual, found on Indonesia's Alor Island, northwest of East Timor. The five fish hooks were among items carefully placed under the chin, and around the jaws of a female from ...
"We collected all the fossil, genetic archaeology and environmental data available and dispute the mantra," says Prof. Michael Petraglia, co-author of the study published in science on Sunday by archaeologists from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History and the University of Hawaii at ...
"The great research value of the Bears Ears to archaeology is that it's a relatively undeveloped landscape," says William Lipe, an archaeologist at Washington State University in Pullman. And perishable goods from ancient communities -- including baskets, feather blankets, cobs of maize (corn) and faeces ...

Unlike the Great Sphinx of Giza, which was made of bedrock, this sphinx was made from plaster. And it wasn't carved by the ancient Egyptians, but molded by designers on the set of Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 biblical film The Ten Commandments. The film featured thousands of actors and actresses, and the ...
We now know a bit more about an ancient flying reptile which was around at the same time as dinosaurs. The largest collection of fossilised pterosaur eggs has been discovered in China. There were over 200 of them! Pterosaurs first existed 225 million years ago, but became extinct along with the ...
Voting closes on 5 February 2018, and all the winners of the 2018 Current Archaeology Awards will then be announced on 23 February as part of Current Archaeology Live! 2018. Timothy Darvill. Timothy is Professor of Archaeology and Director of the Centre for Archaeology and anthropology at ...
The "Tour through Time: Exploring History with Artifacts" presentation explained what archaeologists do. The MWAC takes care of National Parks archeological collections, which participants viewed to learn how artifacts tell the human story throughout the past. Some people think archaeologists look for ...
As Mayor Megan Barry pushes for the redevelopment of Nashville's abandoned Greer Stadium site, a preliminary archaeological review has determined a "high likelihood of human remains" on portions of the property. The Greer assessment is outlined in an interim managment summary by Tennessee ...
The new evidence of bronze age activity was uncovered by archaeologists working at the Marham Park housing development on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds. The most exciting findings during the investigation of the 15-hectare site were two burnt mounds from the bronze age, which are mounds of ...
archaeologists excavating the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes in California unearthed a magnificent sphinx head dating all the way back to…1923. Ninety-five years ago, Hollywood director Cecil B. DeMille oversaw the construction of a lavish Egyptian set for his high-concept (and high-budget) three-hour silent ...
Turkish officials inspecting a site for a building permit made a surprise discovery--an ancient Roman gymnasium. The site has since been closed and placed under protection while excavations are underway. The Daily Sabah reported that Adem Kalender, a landowner in Konya, a province in southwestern ...
"Obviously that date is spot-on for whatever Constantine did," archaeologist Martin Biddle told National Geographic. "That's very remarkable." The dates derived from other samples seem to trace different phases in the Edicule's evolution, including the rebuilding of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher after ...
archaeologists believe they may have uncovered the first evidence of Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain in 54BC. ... Archaeologist Dr Andrew Fitzpatrick said descriptions from Caesar's account of the invasion - which describes him leading a force of about 800 ships, 20,000 soldiers and 2,000 cavalry ...
archaeologists excavate a 300-pound sphinx head, which was part of Cecil B. DeMille's 94-year-old movie set that is buried in the ...
Two decades after the discovery of an ancient cellar near the French city of Marseille, local archaeologists said it is probably the remains of a ...
archaeologists have uncovered what they believe was a prehistoric school, where the ancestors of modern humans taught their children how to ...
Archaeologist challenging the idea that prehistoric people in the .... archaeologists with the National Park Service have found evidence that ...
The archaeologists are inviting residents and history buffs to attend and bring any artifacts, maps, journals or other relevant items to show and ...
The archaeologists Excavating Nazi Death Camps in Search of holocaust .... Haimi, whose work as an archaeologist has familiarized him with ...
archaeologists will now search for the ancient theatre of Amphipolis, after ... archaeologist who discovered the location of the Amphipolis tomb, ...
archaeologists found an interesting discovery when researching the area of the transport infrastructure for Jaguar Land Rover and ...
This undated handout picture released by the University of Western Australia shows the mysterious ancient structures built from stone in ...
In the late twentieth century, a group of archaeologists excavated the remains of two or three structures that once stood here, surrounded by ...
A cult where men got together and worshipped a God who killed a bull in a cave. It happened in temples across the empire and in Roman ...
Ransom, the county archaeologist, was preoccupied with an oak tree and its 350-year-old roots. If the tree capsized with enough intensity, ...
CAIRO - 13 November 2017: Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anani embarked on an inspection tour at the archaeological site Umm al-Breijat ...
SIMFEROPOL, November 13. /TASS/. Simferopol archaeologists have started excavation works on the territory where, according to their ...
The letter was initiated by archaeologist Wil Roebroeks at Leiden University in the Netherlands, and Ralf-Dietrich Kahlke, a palaeontologist and ...
The find comes after a team of archaeologists and botanists in ... said Stephen Batiuk, an archaeologist from the University of Toronto and one ...
A friendship between an archaeologist and a Royal navy veteran has led to an attempt to seek out the lost wreck of a ship that sank during ...
XI'AN, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) -- archaeologists are currently excavating a 5,500-year-old cemetery which is estimated to have more than 2,000 ...
A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed sundial - one of only a handful known to have survived - has been recovered during the excavation of a roofed theatre in ...
The YAC - Young archaeologists Club has announced that Cassie Bradshaw from Formby has won the prestigious Young Archaeologist of the Year 2017 ...
CAIRO, 9 November (BelTA - Xinhua) - German and Egyptian archaeologists discovered an ancient gymnasium at a site in Egypt's Fayoum ...
The site of Bologna's medieval Jewish cemetery has been rediscovered, after its desecration and destruction following the pope's expulsion of ...
The site of Bologna's medieval Jewish cemetery has been rediscovered, after its desecration and destruction following the pope's expulsion of ...


 

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