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September 23rd to 25th, 2017 Edition

Lost city in Iraq founded by Alexander the Great discovered by archaeologists-Drone photography used to unearth dormant ruins Independent UK

Afterlife snack: Jar of toads popped open in 4,000-year-old Canaanite tomb dig Times of Israel

Brazilian earthworks eerily similar to Ohio’s Hopewell mounds Columbus Dispatch

Racism is behind outlandish theories about Africa’s ancient architecture (commentary) Mail and Guardian

How aerial thermal imagery is revolutionizing archaeology-Dartmouth-led study presents guide on how to use aerial thermography Popular Archaeology

Shellfish Diplomacy-By trading shellfish for water rights, two ancient Peruvian cultures seem to have avoided war Hakai Magazine

Archaeologists: More protections needed for Chaco region PhysOrg

CSIC reconstructs how Neanderthals grew, based on an El Sidrón child Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)\EurekAlert



September 22nd, 2017 Edition

Ancient textiles reveal differences in Mediterranean fabrics in the 1st millennium BC University of Cambridge\EurekAlert

700 years old saint myth has been proven (almost) true University of Southern Denmark\EurekAlert

19 Neolithic tombs discovered at China-Russia border Xinhuanet

Ancient British stone circles were used for ‘Neolithic parties’, study finds The Independent UK

Ancient tombs dating back to around 3,000 years found in Krishnagiri district Times of India

Rare tiles found near Basingstoke shed insight on Roman history Basingstoke Observer



September 21st, 2017 Edition

Solving the Easter Island population puzzle-A detailed study of Easter Island's farming potential reveals the population may have reached 17,500 people in its heyday, which could help unravel the mystery of its giant statues Popular Archaeology

More on Channel Islands' buried porpoise is not the first such mysterious find he Guardian UK

Ancient human DNA in sub-Saharan Africa lifts veil on prehistory PhysOrg

Remains of 6,000-year-old dwelling found in Ayrshire BBC News



September 19th & 20th, 2017 Edition

Ancient Greek fortress discovered in Southern Russian Krasnodar region Tornos News

Iconic Temple of Olympian Zeus in central Athens to get structural makeover Tornos News

Amateur U.K. Archaeologists Stumble on a Roman Masterpiece New York Times

How Teotihuacan's urban design was lost and found Popular Archaeology

Medieval porpoise 'grave' on Channel island puzzles archaeologists The Guardian UK

Bones, ancient artifacts dating to 2500 B.C. found at three Fredericksburg sites Richmond Times-Dispatch

Early Viking Boat Grave Discovered in Norway Live Science

Swiss scholars locate lost ancient Temple of Artemis on Greek island of Evia Tornos News

Dutch and British archaeologists are working on the Rooswijk, a Dutch East India Company vessel that sank off the coast of Kent in 1740 Current Archaeology



September 16th to 18th, 2017 Edition

Kuwaiti Archaeologists Discover Rare Arabic Manuscripts in Mount Athos Greek Reporter

Searching for traces of ancient Temple of Athena in Turkey’s Manisa Hurriyet Daily News

Polish researcher attempts to read a unique writing from Easter Island Science in Poland

More on Ancient Greeks May Have Deliberately Built Sacred Sites on Earthquake Faults Seeker

RAF Thorpe Abbotts: Attempt to reunite dog tags with families BBC News

Five more Tusi chieftain tombs discovered in Guizhou China.org

Rare artifacts and complex features in architecture found in Minoan palace on Cretan mountain Tornos News

Update: Greek police arrest 55-year-old man over theft of 5.7 million-year-old footprints in Crete Tornos News



September 15th, 2017 Edition

Tomb of early classic Maya ruler found in Guatemala PhysOrg

Huge genetic diversity among Papuan New Guinean peoples revealed Popular Archaeology

Spanish researchers discover 30,000 year-old cave paintings-The team used cutting-edge technology to identify the prehistoric artwork International Business Times



September 14th, 2017 Edition

History of zero pushed back 500 years by ancient Indian text New Scientist

Well-preserved Viking sword found in Norwegian mountains Canoe News

More on Goldsmith’s tomb uncovered Al-Ahram Weekly

The enigma of early Norwegian iron production Science Nordic

Hurricane Irma unearths ancient canoe in Indian River in Brevard News 6 Orlando

Fossil footprints of early human ancestor stolen from archaeological site in Kasteli, Crete Tornos News

Secrets of ancient Irish burial practices revealed Leitrim Observer



September 13th, 2017 Edition

More on Large Mycenaean-era engraved tomb unearthed in Orchomenos, south-central Greece Tornos News

High-Tech Tools May Help Solve Mysteries of Mexican Pyramid National Geographic

'Secret' Avro Arrow test model found in Lake Ontario for the first time The Province



September 9th to 12th, 2017 Edition

Cardiff Uni to translate and publish Ancient Athens inscriptions of UK Collections Toronos News

Egypt archaeologists unearth goldsmith's tomb near Luxor Reuters

Unearthed near Hadrian’s Wall: lost secrets of first Roman soldiers to fight the barbarians The Guardian UK

When ancient fossil DNA isn't available, ancient glycans may help trace human evolution Popular Archaeology

Archeological finds from 8-6th centuries BC revealed in Metsamor Public Radio of Armenia

Scientists tracing ancient Aboriginal fire practices on remote Tasmanian island unearth fresh timelines ABC News

Roman swords and toys found in Hadrian's Wall Vindolanda dig BBC News

Earthquake faults may have played key role in shaping the culture of ancient Greece University of Plymouth\EurekAlert

Bronze Age grave in Greece shows nobleman's love of jewelry PhysOrg

Libyan Archeology Authority on the look for lost ancient city 'Barca' Libya Observer

8,000-year-old paint workshop discovered in Turkey's Eskisehir Daily Sabah

2,000-year-old baby bottle unearthed in Turkey’s Çanakkale Daily Sabah



September 7th & 8th, 2017 Edition

Lost Languages Discovered in One of the World’s Oldest Continuously Run Libraries: The centuries-old texts were erased, and then written over, by monks at Saint Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt Smithsonian

Grave of medieval 'infant prince' found in Arctic, one of 9 newly-discovered burials of 'children' Siberian Times

An officer and a gentlewoman from the Viking army in Birka Stockholm University\EurekAlert

Stará Lubovna Castle reveals new secrets Slovak Spectator

Archaeologists uncover medieval village in mid-Jutland Copenhagen Post

Community members and archaeologists race against time at Nunalleq Alaska Public Media



September 6th, 2017 Edition

Unusual 7000-Year-Old Food Storage Pottery Found in Jordan Valley Jewish Press
and this Unique 7,200-year-old clay model silo forces rethink of how society evolved Times of Israel

Swedish King's 'forgotten' 17th-century warship found in central Stockholm The Local



September 5th, 2017 Edition

People may have lived in Brazil more than 20,000 years ago Science News

New dating of Neanderthal remains from Vindija Cave finds them older than thought PhysOrg

Maine archaeologists find evidence of historic English fort The Press of Atlantic City

Mayan child sacrifices were buried with 'supernatural' jet black stones International Business Times

Archaeologists discovered coins hidden from the Swedes ... more than 350 years ago Science in Poland



September 3rd & 4th, 2017 Edition

Ruined ‘Apartments’ May Hold Clues to Native American History New York Times

Seals from Judean Kingdom period shed light on life in ancient Jerusalem Jerusalem Post

Hidden home hundreds of years old unearthed as Quinhagak readies cultural center Alaska Dispatch News

Mobile women were key to cultural exchange in Stone Age and Bronze Age Europe-4,000 years ago, European women traveled far from their home villages to start their families, bringing with them new cultural objects and ideas Popular Archaeology



September 1st & 2nd, 2017 Edition

New clue may reveal the fate of famous French explorer Australian National University\Science Daily

Castle of the Sealand kings: Discovering ancient Iraq’s rebel rulers The Guardian UK

Footprint find on Crete may push back date humans began to walk upright News Au

Amateur archaeologists unearth rare Roman mosaic hailed as 'best seen in decades' Independent UK



August 31st, 2017 Edition

More on skeleton plundered from Mexican cave was one of the Americas’ oldest Nature Magazine

'Tsunami-sunk' Roman ruins discovered in Tunisia PhysOrg

Navy scientists disagree with Duke University researchers, on the sinking of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley Post and Courier

The First Adhesive Was Invented by Neanderthals 200,000 Years Ago Seeker



August 29th & 30th, 2017 Edition

Large ancient gold necklace found at Bulgaria’s Heraclea Sintica site Sofia Globe

Early 19th century whales found at Orkney archaeological dig The Scotsman

4,300-Year-Old Statue Head Depicts Mystery Pharaoh Live Science

Research on the meaning of ancient geometric earthworks in southwestern Amazonia University of Helsinki\EurekAlert

Medieval London was the most violent place in England New Scientist

Long-lost medieval village of 'Bolko I the Strict' discovered in Poland-No one knows why the village was abruptly abandoned 50 years after it was built International Business Times

The Oldest Known Human Remains in the Americas Have Been Found in a Mexican Cave-The find is prompting scientists to rethinking how and when people first arrived in the Americas Seeker



August 26th to 28th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists shed light on life in the UAE 5,000 years ago Gulf News

Lead in sediments reveal pattern of urban development in ancient Rome Popular Archaeology

Sunken ancient ruin noted by Pausanias discovered in Greek island of Salamis Tornos News

Looters of Egyptian Artifacts Try to Recruit Egyptologists for Help Live Science

Scientists Debunk Claim That Copper Smelting Was Invented 8,500 Years Ago in Turkey Haaretz

Two century old shops found in Turkey’s Antalya province Daily Sabah

Across China: Playwright Tang Xianzu's tomb found in east China Xinhuanet

What would Pompeii be like if Vesuvius Never Erupted? National Geographic



August 25th, 2017 Edition

Ancient pottery tests positive for wine, dramatically predating the time range traditionally thought to be assigned to the development of wine Popular Archaeology

New Mycenaean tombs discovered during latest excavations in Nemea, Greece Tornos News

2nd century CE drinking water collection tank found at Bulgaria’s Perperikon Sofia Globe

Lima: 19th-Century Chinese Cemetery Found in Pre-Columbian Ruins Living in Peru



August 23rd & 24th, 2017 Edition

Emperor Justinian Mosaic Inscription Unearthed near Damascus Gate Jewish Press

Five Roman cemeteries discovered in Dakhla Oasis Egypt Independent

Roman sarcophagi discovered near Stadio Olimpico ANSA Med

Scientists solve mystery of US Civil War submarine-Blast from Hunley’s own torpedo probably killed its crew instantly Nature Magazine

Russian archaeological find solves 13th-century mystery PhysOrg

A remarkable ancient Babylonian tablet and why it matters Popular Archaeology



August 22nd, 2017 Edition

Some secrets of China’s terra-cotta army are baked in the clay-Craftsmen used local materials and signature ceramic recipes to shape the warriors and their entourage Science News

More on X-Ray Reveals Ancient Roman Portrait Covered in Mt. Vesuvius Ash Seeker

3,200-year-old Pagan Ritual Hall Found in Israel, Archaeologists Confirm Haaretz

Egyptian antiquities ministry inspects Khufu's boat after accident causes 'mild' damage to beam Ahram Online

Archaeologists discover 8th century settlement near Sallins, Ireland Leinster Leader



August 20th & 21st, 2017 Edition

Remarkable artistry hidden in ancient Roman painting revealed Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists discover ancient trade routes in Vietnam UPI

'Lost city' used 500 years of soil erosion to benefit crop farming University of York\EurekAlert

Wreckage of U.S.S. Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific New York Times

Archaeology: Ancient seeds, pollen show Ohio’s ‘lost crops’ Columbus Dispatch

Stone-Age Kashmiri was intelligent, skilled Greater Kashmir

Archaeologist finds 200-year-old Galway ‘refugee camp’ Irish Times



August 18th & 19th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists uncover ancient trading network in Vietnam Popular Archaeology

New, impressive ancient treasures discovered at historical Mentor shipwreck in Kythira Tornos News

Discovery in Lithuania: archeologists find ruins of Great Synagogue Jerusalem Post

Possible ancient monks' complex discovered in Minya excavations Ahram Online

Treasure and intrigue: scientists unravel story of 1740 Kent shipwreck-Excavation has brought up silver dollars, pewter jugs and a mystery chest from Rooswijk wreck in Goodwin Sands The Guardian UK

Bronze Age tombs unearthed during car park construction SwissInfo



August 17th, 2017 Edition

Poisonings went hand in hand with the drinking water in Pompeii University of Southern Denmark\EurekAlert

Dig offers 1st hint of second capital in Osaka in 8th century Asahi Shimbun

More on Three New Ancient Tombs Discovered in Egypt National Geographic

17th Century Ritual Baths Uncovered in Destroyed Vilna Synagogue Jewish Press



August 16th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists Uncover Sicilian Villa From Ancient Roman Empire International Business Times

New genomic insights reveal a surprising two-way journey for apple on the Silk Road Popular Archaeology

Körtik Hill offers thousands of artifacts Hurriyet News

More on Thousand-year-old Viking fortress reveals a technologically advanced society Science Magazine



August 15th, 2017 Edition

Discovered: the Great Wall of Siberia dating to '1st millennium BC' Siberian Times

Mystery of 8,500-year-old copper-making event revealed through materials science Popular Archaeology

Archeologists uncover new economic history of ancient Rome University of South Florida\EurekAlert

Ancient Earthquake Turned Mosaic Workshop into Time Capsule Live Science

Greenwich Palace: Archaeologists discover ruined remains of Henry VIII’s birthplace The Independent UK

Archaeologists discover three ancient tombs in Egypt BBC News

‘First of-its-kind’ Hellenistic temple discovered in Umm Qais Jordan Times



August 11th to 14th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists uncover 3,000-year-old female statue at citadel gate complex in Turkey PhysOrg

Did Climate Change Bring Down Late Bronze Age Civilizations? Hakai Magazine

Analysis finds defeat of Hannibal 'written in the coins of the Roman Empire’ Popular Archaeology

'Extremely complex': How the hunt for clues in the Franklin shipwreck mystery is changing gears CBC News

Peru: 3000-year-old circular stone wall found in Cusco Andina

1,000-year-old massive, perfectly circular Viking fortress discovered in Denmark International Business Times

Archaeologists dig up Zanzibar's Arab history Egypt Today

Rock art found in Namib Desert reveals ancient initiation rituals led by shamans International Business Times



August 10th, 2017 Edition

Maori Artifacts Point to Early Polynesian Settlement in New Zealand Live Science

Archeologists find 2,000-year-old rare stone vessel used in Jewish rituals Jerusalem Post

Ancient DNA used to track Mesa Verde exodus in 13th century University of Colorado at Boulder\EurekAlert

More on Bone’s Marks Suggest a Cannibal Ritual in Ancient Britain New York Times

Total Solar Eclipse: New Mexico Chaco Canyon Rock Art Shows Ancient Eclipse Newsweek



August 8th & 9th, 2017 Edition

Ancient Greek papyri virtually unwrapped in Italy (video) Tornos News

4000-year-old ornaments made from bone unearthed near Hyderabad Deccan Chronicle

Ancient pottery reveals insights on Iroquoian population's power in 16th century University of Georgia\EurekAlert

‘Vanished’ people may live on in the U.S. Southwest Science News

Angkor Excavation Team Find a Medicine Buddha Cambodia Daily

Ancient people arrived in Sumatra’s rainforests more than 60,000 years ago Science News

The Real Story Behind the 'House of Jesus' Apostles' Discovery National Geographic

Polish archaeologists discover latrines and valuable ornaments in an ancient port city of Marea, northern Egypt Science In Poland

Human bones may have been engraved as part of a cannibalistic ritual-Unusual zig-zagging cuts on a human radius from Gough's cave indicate intentional engraving Popular Archaeology



August 6th & 7th, 2017 Edition

Ancient warrior unearthed marching to afterlife with his dagger drawn, wearing stylish earrings Siberian Times

Archaeologists May Have Unearthed Lost Kinneret City of 3 Apostles Jewish News

Sacrificed dog remains feed tales of Bronze Age ‘wolf-men’ warriors Science News

Revealed: 4,000-year-old bone jewels The Hindu

Luna Site Confirmed As Largest Mid-16th Century Spanish Settlement In The Southeast WUWF News

King Seti II-era blocks discovered at illegal excavation site in Egypt's Minya Ahram Online

DNA from Viking cod bones suggests 1,000-year history of European fish trade Popular Archaeology

Excavations unveil mysteries of Trojan War Hurriyet News



August 4th & 5th, 2017 Edition

Meet the mummified Polar beauty, her long eyelashes and hair still intact after 900 years Siberian Times

Archaeologists Map Famed Shipwrecks and War Graves in Scotland Live Science

1,800-year-old writing implement discovered in northwestern Turkey Daily Sabah

Egyptologists Embrace Cutting-Edge Technology to Solve Ancient Mysteries-Advanced chemical testing and electronic scanning devices are helping archaeologists dig into the deep past Seeker



August 1st to 3rd, 2017 Edition

46 Prehistoric Sites with Paleolakes Discovered in 'Green Arabia' Live Science

Contents of 2,500 yr-old sarcophagus discovered in Turkey's Balikesir revealed Daily Sabah

Uncovering a 2000-year-old settlement-Port au Choix archaeology project delves deep at Groswater site Northern Pen

France: archaeologists uncover 'little Pompeii' south of Lyon The Guardian

Unknown Church Has Been Discovered by the Archeologists From the Regional Museum of History in Russe Novinite

Is this stunning bracelet made by Paleolithic man for his favourite woman really 70,000 years old? Siberian Times

Ancient DNA reveals Minoan and Mycenaean origins Popular Archaeology

Humans have been altering tropical forests for at least 45,000 years-Tens of thousands of years of controlled burns, forest management and clear-cutting have implications for modern conservation efforts and shatter the image of the 'untouched' tropical forest Popular Archaeology

Secrets of ancient Irish funeral practices revealed PhysOrg

This Ancient Mosaic Depicts a Thrilling Chariot Race National Geographic



July 29th to 31st, 2017 Edition

1,800-year-old mosaic discovered in ancient Anatolian city of Perge Tornos News

More than 80 mediaeval tombs found at Bulgaria’s Perperikon Sofia Globe

Archaeologists at Angkor Wat find large buried statue PhysOrg

Hidden murals discovered at Anba Bishoy Monastery Egypt Independent

The Etruscans Were Expert Beekeepers, Ancient Honeycombs Suggest Live Science

Polish divers discover secrets....of the Inca Science in Poland

Has the tomb of the first historian of the Americas been discovered? Despite having been forgotten by history, Gonzalo Fernández Oviedo played a key role in the conquest El Pais

Archaeologists Find 7,000-Year-Old Male Figurines with Ram Masks in Late Neolithic Settlement near Bulgaria’s Damyanitsa Archaeology in Bulgaria



July 28th, 2017 Edition

Bronze Age Iberia received fewer steppe invaders than the rest of Europe-An analysis of ancient DNA recreates the genetic history of Portugal and Spain Popular Archaeology

Tomb depicting famous gladiator brawl discovered in Pompeii ANSAmed

Ancient royal 'limousine' excavated in central China China Daily

6,500-Year-Old Gold Amulet, Child Skull in Building Foundations Discovered in Bulgaria’s Yunitsite Settlement Mound Archaeology in Bulgaria

2,000-year-old carpenter’s tool unearthed in Hokuriku dig Asahi Shimbun

Ancient stone baptismal vessel found at Plovdiv’s Episcopal Basilica site Sofia Globe



July 27th, 2017 Edition

Skull of 1,000 year old Arctic chieftain's infant heir found encased in Persian bronze bowl Siberian Times

More on Ivory icon, rare Byzantine gold coin found at Bulgaria’s Rusokastro fortress site Sofia Globe

Modern-day Lebanese descend from the Canaanites, suggests genetic study-Scientists sequenced the genomes of 4,000-year-old Canaanite individuals and compared them to present-day populations Popular Archaeology

Medieval men were diagnosed with infertility and prescribed treatments PhysOrg

Uncovering the Galloway Viking Hoard, layer by layer Museum Crush

Imaging Reveals Medieval Manuscript Hidden in Book Binding Love Science



July 26th, 2017 Edition

Humans hunted freshwater turtles in Israel 60,000 years ago The Jerusalem Post

Cultural flexibility was key for early humans to survive extreme dry periods in southern Africa Popular Archaeology

10th Century Byzantine Imperial Ivory Icon Discovered in Rusocastro Fortress in Southeast Bulgaria Archaeology in Bulgaria

Archaeologists find key to tracking ancient wheat in frozen Bronze Age box PhysOrg

New Evidence of Babylonian Destruction Discovered in City of David Jewish News

Traces of adaptation and cultural diversification found among early North American stone tools Smithsonian\EurekAlert

In Spain, an ancient cemetery buried under a cemetery El Pais

New finds suggest Second Temple priests who fled the Romans kept up holy rituals in the Galilee Times of Israel

Amazingly well preserved 3,500-year-old lunch box discovered in Swiss Alps International Business Times



July 23rd to 25th, 2017 Edition

Vandals destroy ancient artifacts to create graffiti at Mesa Verde KDVR News

Archaeologists delicately excavate 5,000-year-old pottery Daily Sabah

Copper-covered mummies discovered in remote Siberia from a long-lost Arctic civilisation International Business Times

Nottingham archaeologist uncovers secrets of sunken ‘pirate city’ in Jamaica Notts TV

Archaeologists Find Rare Artifacts At Site In Fort Michilimackinac 9 & 10 News

1,600 years ago, soldiers may have quaffed wine from this desert press Times of Israel

1,100-year-old coin found in royal Pictish power centre The Scotsman



July 22nd, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists Return to Legendary Birthplace of King Arthur Live Science

Archaeologists Uncover 3500 Year Old Artefacts in Zadar Archipelago Total Croatia News

In saliva, clues to a 'ghost' species of ancient human PhysOrg



July 21st, 2017 Edition

New Kingdom Egypt: The goldsmith’s tomb Science Daily

Remains of ancient Apollo temple unearthed on Greek Despotiko islet west of Antiparos Tornos News

Nine Bronze Age tombs discovered in Eastern Romania Romania Insider

Peru reconstructs face of pre-Columbian ruler PhysOrg



July 20th, 2017 Edition

Outback axes suggest humans reached Australia 18,000 years earlier than thought Reuters

Dog Domestication: Rare Human Syndrome May Explain Why Dogs Are Friendly Inside Science

Impressive 2,700-Year-Old Water System Discovered Near Rosh Ha’Ayin Jewish Press

Medieval-era graffiti discovered in cave in Upper Egypt Ahram Online

Southampton Water fish trap dated to Saxon times BBC News

Orkney Neolithic 'butterfly-like' motifs found by chance BBC News

5,000-Year-Long Tsunami Record Found in Guano-Encrusted Sumatran Cave Seeker



July 15th to 19th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists in Athens uncover 2,500-year-old Greek mystery by CSI tests Tornos News

Science solves mystery of detached skulls in burial mound Columbus Dispatch

Search For Amelia Earhart Draws Archaeologist From Eugene To South Pacific KUOW News

King Tut's Wife May Be Buried in Newly Discovered Tomb Live Science

Ancient roman sarcophagus found at London building site BBC News

Live cannonball from Battle of the Plains of Abraham found in Old Quebec CBC News

Another pre-Hispanic find in Mexico City Mexico News Daily

Amazing mosaics found in ruins of Roman 'domus' at Auch The Connexion

Reimagining the History of Human Migration With a 65,000-Year-Old Find Hakai Magazine



July 14th, 2017 Edition

Link to the Past: Evidence of Humanity's Oldest Ropes Unearthed Live Science

Archaeologists unearth royal secrets of Tintagel Castle's king The Plymouth Herald

250-year-old piece of jewelry unearthed at Fort Michilimackinac Michigan Live

Copper in Ötzi the Iceman’s ax came from surprisingly far away Science News


July 13th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologist Recreates Ancient Weapons in Lab Olean Times

Pictured: the remains of a Stone Age fish supper from 8,000 years ago Siberian Times

Hundreds of Stone Tombs Discovered in Land of 'Dead Fire' Live Science

Mosaic floor from Roman period uncovered in Alexandria Ahram Online

Ancient stone monuments may have been used for mysterious moonlit ceremonies, say archaeologists Telegraph UK



July 8th to 12th, 2017 Edition

'Striking' Face of 4,500-Year-Old English Man Revealed Live Science

Forensic Dogs Locate Spot Where Amelia Earhart May Have Died National Geographic

Greek Archaeologist Discovers Ancient Buildings in Alexandria, Egypt Greek Reporter

Roman writing tablets found at Vindolanda Current Archaeology

Excavation works resume on 2,100-year-old marble statue of Cybele in northern Turkey Daily Sabah

More holiday, please! New haul of Roman letters reveals army life near Hadrian's Wall The Telegraph UK

One of the most important buildings in history of Christianity discovered off Scottish coast-'This discovery is massive. St Columba is a key figure in Western Christendom' Independent UK

Ancient Greek theaters used moveable stages more than 2,000 years ago Kumamoto University\EurekAlert

Easter Island not victim of 'ecocide', analysis of remains shows Popular Archaeology

Scientists know more about women from the pre-Inca tomb Science in Poland

Ancestors of Stonehenge people could be buried inside uncovered 'house of the dead' PhysOrg

Meet the forgotten queen protected by a curse and crowned with gold USA Today

Pin-drop test pops Greek amphitheater’s acoustic claims Science News

Pearls, Viking swords, spears and shields among hundreds of items excavated in N. Iceland Iceland Magazine

Greek archaeologist unearths ancient buildings and bridge in Alexandria, Egypt Tornos News



July 6th & 7th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists Unearth ‘Grave of Giants’ in China Gozmodo

Bone tools shed light on daily life 1,000 years ago at prehistoric village Daily Globe

Archaeological Find Reveals New Side to Life at Angkor Cambodia Daily

Archaeologists put sound back into a previously silent past-Innovative tool turns ancient spaces into human places Popular Archaeology

We may have mated with Neanderthals more than 219,000 years ago New Scientist

Sultans’ bath a surprising find atop Takkeli Mountain Hurriyet News

Aztec golden wolf sacrifice yields rich trove in Mexico City Reuters

New rooms discovered at Constantine's mother's house-Helen's domus at Santa Croce in Gerusalemme ANSA News

Mexican archaeologists find dwelling for Aztec survivors of Spanish conquest Art Daily

'Milestone' treasure of ancient Roman coins found at mining site The Local



July 1st to 5th, 2017 Edition

Bodies in Urns Among Artifacts Found in 1,000-Year Old Cemetery in Nicaragua National Geographic

Massive Chinese Sun Altar Provides Clues About Country's Mysterious Past Newsweek

Tower of human skulls found by archaeologists in Mexico, throwing Aztec history into doubt The Independent UK

1,800-year-old ruins of Roman army officer’s home discovered in Rome Jerusalem Online

Researchers Discover Earliest Evidence of Wild Potato Use in North America Sci-News

New studies of ancient concrete could teach us to do as the Romans did Popular Archaeology

Sixth century medical recipe uncovered in St Catherine's Monastery Ahram Online

Breakthrough in dating Viking fortress Aarhus University\EurekAlert

Ancient Roman Skulls Reveal Local Groups' Distinctive Facial Features Live Science

Peru reconstructs face of woman who ruled 1,700 years ago PhysOrg

One of Africa's best kept secrets - its history BBC News

Bulgarian Archaeological Expedition Will Try to Find the Largest Early Christian Monastery Novinite



June 30th, 2017 Edition

Tiny lead ball confirms archaeologists are digging in right place for Charleston Revolutionary War trench Post and Courier

China unearths 1700-yr-old 'best preserved' mummy Deccan Chronicle

One of Britain’s oldest churches discovered on Holy Island of Lindisfarne Independent UK

Buried in Beads 4,000 Years Ago, This Chiefly Family Lives Again-Museums in Canada unveil high-tech facial reconstructions that breath new life into very old bones National Geographic



June 27th to 29th, 2017 Edition

Animals, not drought, shaped our ancestors' environment Popular Archaeology

Evidence of Plant Dyes Found in King Solomon Era Textiles Jewish Press

In Turkey, Carved Skulls Provide the First Evidence of a Neolithic 'Skull Cult' Popular Archaeology

England’s first prehistoric stone ‘circles’ may have been square The Independent UK

Golden crown and wreath presented for first time by Lesvos Archaeological Museum Tornos News

Researchers document early, permanent human settlement in Andes University of Wyoming\EurekAlert

Rare archaeological find could be the first time unique pottery seen in the South West England PhysOrg

Prehistoric stone fish trap discovered on Alaska island The Columbus Dispatch

Polish Egyptologist identified fragments of a lost Egyptian temple... in a storage Science in Poland



June 25th & 26th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists Find Prehistoric Canoe in North Louisiana U.S. News

Sound-reflecting shelters inspired ancient rock artists Science News

Idomeni has always been an important north-south route in Greece Tornos News

Roman oil and wine pottery found at Ipplepen dig site BBC News

Canadian scholars explore ancient Nabataean site of Hawara Jordan Times

Traces of measures against quakes seen in Troy Hurriyet News

Mini Pompeii found in Rome during metro line excavations The Local Italy



June 22nd to 24th, 2017 Edition

Ancient Manufacturing Technique Exposed Indigenous Peoples to Dangerous Toxins Gizmodo

1,000-year-old Viking toilet uncovered in Denmark Science Nordic

Woven basket finding unravels ancient wooden box mystery The Asahi Shimbun

Old Jesuit church is excavated from the clay Shreveport Times

Unique figurine from 7,000 years ago discovered in arable field Science in Poland

Ancient glass bracelets found at newly-discovered necropolis near Plovdiv’s Small Basilica The Sofia Globe



June 21st, 2017 Edition

A wooden toe: Swiss Egyptologists study 3,000-year-old prosthesis Popular Archaeology

Machu Picchu: New Archaeological Finds from Inca Citadel Released Peru This Week

Yale archaeologists discover earliest monumental Egyptian hieroglyphs Yale News

Bone-Sniffing Dogs to Hunt for Amelia Earhart's Remains National Geographic

Archaeologists unearth prehistoric ritual area around Bryn Celli Ddu The Guardian

In a pharaoh tomb, archaeologist examines the inscriptions ... of ancient tourists Science in Poland

This Volcano-Shaped Pyramid in Peru Has Experts Stumped Live Science



June 20th, 2017 Edition

1,600-year-old mosaic found in Turkey’s Adiyaman Hurriyet Daily News

900-Year-Old Women’s Jewelry Collection Discovered in Modi’in, Israel Jewish Press

Ancient skulls shed light on migration in the Roman empire Popular Archaeology



June 17th to 19th, 2017 Edition

More on Revealed in Israel, a 2,600-Year-Old Request for Wine New York Times

Sudan: Mysterious holes drilled in rocks are remains of ancient shelters on the banks of the Nile River International Business Times

Construction works help archaeologists unearth Stone Age relics in Moscow TASS News Agency

‘Woman with small shovel’ finds a clue to Sitka’s paleo past Alaska Public Media

Archeologist: Amber was popular in Europe already 3.5 thousand years ago Science in Poland

Ancient Tomb of Gold Worker Found Along Nile River Live Science

Carbon dating undermines biblical narrative for ancient Jerusalem tower Times of Israel

DNA Reveals How Domestic Cats Conquered the World Seeker



June 16th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists in Ethiopia uncover ancient city in Harlaa BBC News

Lubelskie-Medieval sword discovered at a peat bog Science in Poland

Ancient Human Sacrifice Victims Faced Slavery Before Death Live Science



June 13th to 15th, 2017 Edition

1,000-Year-Old Colored Glass Beads Discovered in West Africa Live Science

Project maps Greek ceramic production over five millennia PhysOrg

Archaeological dig in Sudan unearths ‘many exciting finds’ Gulf Times

A Pharaoh’s Massive Tomb Unveiled-For the first time, visitors to Egypt will be able to descend 45 meters underground into the ancient tomb of the most famous pharaoh of Abydos Popular Archaeology

Archaeological excavation in Canterbury uncovers 14th century abbey precinct wall Kent News

American University in Cairo transferred the 5,000 items to the Ministry of Antiquities, in line with Egyptian law Ahram Online

Archaeologists in N. Iceland discover Viking age chief buried in ship with his sword and dog Iceland Magazine

Ancient Jerusalem tower younger than thought-Ultra-precise dating takes nearly 1,000 years off its age Popular Archaeology

Multispectral Imaging Reveals Ancient Hebrew Inscription Undetected for Over 50 Years on Museum's Pottery Shard Jewish News

Crusader Escape Tunnel to Kinneret Exposed in Tiberias Jewish Press

Beaver's teeth 'used to carve the oldest wooden statue in the world' Siberian Times

Historic shipwreck discovered off Southern California coast Spokeman-Review



June 9th to 12th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists Find Ancient Treasure in Beautifully Preserved Roman Ruins in Libya Newsweek

Immigrants aided creative boom by ancient Ohioans Columbus Dispatch

Sudan: Mysterious holes drilled in rocks are remains of ancient shelters on the banks of the Nile River International Business Times

Has the Mystery of the Montem Mound Been Solved? Slough Express

Medieval Farmers May Have Skinned Cats for Pagan Rituals Live Science



June 8th, 2017 Edition

Ancient Aztec temple, ball court found in Mexico City PhysOrg

Mysterious Fire Monument in England Predates Stonehenge by 800 Years Live Science

Hellenistic tomb with pottery vessels discovered in Alexandria Ahram Online



June 7th, 2017 Edition

New Israeli Study Shows Mid-East Neanderthals Were Not Only Cave Dwellers Jewish News

Ancient Native American site discovered on Santa Rosa Island KEYT News

Peru’s plenty brought ancient human migration to a crawl Science News

Rare glass spearhead found on Rottnest Island PhysOrg

New Map Reveals Ships Buried Below San Francisco National Geographic

Archaeologists Uncover 1,700-year Old Roman Villa With Stunning Mosaics in Libya Haaretz

Submarine H.L. Hunley: Crewman tooth found inside while cleanup goes on Post and Courier

Homo Sapiens Just Got Older—Way, Way Older: Bones found in Morocco place our lineage 100,000 years earlier and nowhere near where we though Hakai Magazine



June 4th to 6th, 2017 Edition

US Navy recovers cannon to identify 200-year-old shipwreck ABC News

Revealing the truth about Jamestown, one bone at a time Richmond Times Dispatch

Oldest Anatolian transcript found in Acemhöyük Hurriyet Daily News

Treasure trove of jade stones used in Mayan rituals discovered in Guatemala International Business Times

5,000 Years of Native American Moundbuilding-5,000 years of Native American moundbuilding traditions are explored in a new exhibition opening June 24 at the Penn Museum Popular Archaeology

Lost temple discovered after 1,000 years in Chengdu Xinhuanet

Gov. Scott's vetoes could impact Luna archaeology efforts Pensacola New Journal

Solving the puzzle of when the first humans arrived in the Americas PhysOrg

Ancient underground city with 52 chambers discovered in Turkey's Kayseri Daily Sabah

ANU Archaeologists unearth 19th century history at Googong The Age News

Bamboo raft launched to explore 30,000-year-old historical sea route Public Technologies

Did children build the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna? New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided much of the labour for the city’s construction The Guardian

This Mask Is Among the Oldest Human-Made Metal Objects in South America Live Science

Crew uncovers ancient site under Channel Islands home Ventura County Star



June 2nd & 3rd, 2017 Edition

This Interactive Map Visualizes 'At Risk' Archaeological Sites In The Mediterranean World Forbes

Documentation work begins: State-of-the-art technology is being used to document the Esna Temple south of Luxor and the Tanis archaeological site in the Delta Al-Ahram Weekly

Rice Was First Grown At Least 9,400 Years Ago-Archaeologists have unearthed bits of rice from when it was first domesticated in China The Atlantic

Hoard of Roman coins found at former burial site in Gelderland Dutch News



May 31st & June 1st, 2017 Edition

God or Geology? The Genesis of Ram’s Bridge-Secular and religious Indians are butting heads over the origin of an important shoal Hakai Magazine

Laser technology uncovers 1,600-year-old Christian frescoes in Rome's biggest catacomb Telegraph UK

Lavau Celtic Prince: 2,500-year-old royal tomb starts to reveal its secrets-Objects inside the tomb appear to show the cultural interactions between different worlds in the 5th century BCE International Business Times

New research reveals earliest directly dated rock paintings from southern Africa-Scientists have pioneered a technique to directly date prehistoric rock paintings in southern Africa, which revealed dates much older than previously thought Popular Archaeology

Why was a teenager with bone cancer buried on Witch Hill in Panama? Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute\EurekAlert

Ten Late Period tombs uncovered in Aswan Ahram Online



May 28th to 30th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists discover 13,000-year-old arrowhead in Northampton field Daily Hampshire Gazette

Mystery solved: Scientists reconstruct 10,300-year-old bison hunt Witchita Eagle

Jerusalem dig sheds light on 2,000-year-old eating habits of local Jews Jerusalem Post

Genomics tracks migration from lost empires to modern cities Popular Archaeology

Ancient Water System Discovered Near Bet Shemesh in Israel Jewish Press

Did you know that Algeria has pyramids, and Cleopatra is the reason behind them? Al Arabiya

Lintel bearing Middle Kingdom cartouches unearthed at Ihnasya site in Egypt Ahram Online

Significant finds from underwater excavation on Delos island in Greece Tornos News

Ceramic Heads of Possible Goddesses Discovered in Ancient Waste Dump Live Science

The first genome data from ancient Egyptian mummies-Study finds that ancient Egyptians were most closely related to ancient populations from the Near East Popular Archaeology

Polish researchers filled an archaeological blank spot in northern Mesopotamia Science In Poland



May 26th & 27th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologist pieces together early history of what is now western Slovakia The Slovak Spectator

Ochre use by Middle Stone Age humans in Porc-Epic cave persisted over thousands of years PhysOrg

Earliest evidence for dog breeding found on remote Siberian island Science Magazine



May 25th, 2017 Edition

8 ancient rock paintings of horses found in China Xinhuanet

Evidence of 4,000-year-old trading post uncovered on Sir Bani Yas Island The National UAE

Ancient Hunter-Gatherers and Farmers Made Love, Not War Seeker

Traces of some of South America’s earliest people found under ancient dirt pyramid Science Journal



May 24th, 2017 Edition

Archaeological probe finds prehistoric gravestones in southeast Iran Tehran Times

Bamburgh dig uncovers unique find Northumberland Gazette

Tool sharpens focus on Stone Age networking in the Middle East-Implement found in Syria was chipped out of obsidian deposit hundreds of kilometers away Science News

Groundbreaking discovery of early civilization in ancient Peru-Elaborate baskets reveal sophisticated societies in the late Pleistocene and early Holocene ages Popular Archaeology

Evidence Revealed of the Last Battle of Jerusalem from 2,000 Years Ago Jewish Press



May 21st to 23rd, 2017 Edition

Embalming materials for Middle Kingdom vizier Ipi rediscovered on Luxor's west bank Ahram Online

Did Dutch hordes kill off the early Britons who started Stonehenge? The Guardian

Jordan- Swiss archaeologist examines ancient Nabateans' water technology MENA

Medieval brewery used by monks discovered by archaeologists on the outskirts of Lincoln Lincolnshire Live

Ancient city of Aptera in Crete to be revealed at special event in Athens Tornos News

Scientists find 7.2-million-year-old pre-human remains in the Balkans Popular Archaeology
and this 7.2-Million-Year-Old Pre-Human Remains Found in Bulgaria, Greece Show First Pre-Humans Developed in Balkans, Not Africa Archaeology in Bulgaria

Tied up in his grave, the strange 'dancing skeleton' of Ust-Ivanovka Siberian Times

Two missing World War II B-25 bombers documented off Papua New Guinea-Latest discovery follows successful identification and documentation of 5 missing World War II aircraft in 2016 Popular Archaeology

Study provides surprisingly complex portrait of ancient trade networks PhysOrg

Khirbat Iskandar reveals 'crucial time span in history of Jordan' — Italian archaeologist MENA

UC San Diego Researchers Discover Human Burials and Artifacts in Ancient Mycenaean Tomb Press Release Point

'Hunchback of Torrenueva' unearthed in Roman cemetery in southern Spain International Business Times

New sonar searches for Spanish Armada wreckage to take place in Co Sligo The Journal

Researcher finds evidence for shared governance in ancient Mexico PhysOrg

Sour soup for the gods - discovery in a medieval hut in the Lublin province Science in Poland

University of Aberdeen team saves 50,000 frozen Alaskan artefacts BBC News

Archaeological discoveries at Salut, Sumhuram sites of exceptional historical value: Expert Times of Oman

Ancient Shrewsbury sacred site 'oldest of its kind' BBC News



May 19th & 20th, 2017 Edition

Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Carving Found in Looting Hole Live Science

Shared genetic heritage from Sicily to Cyprus-A new genomic study on southern Mediterranean reveals a genetic continuity across geographic and national borders Popular Archaeology

Earliest evidence of Aboriginal occupation of Australian coast discovered The GUardian UK

Human blood found on Revolutionary War artifact from N.J. park NJ.com



May 17th & 18th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologist wraps up excavation in Tombos, Sudan in the Nile River Valley PhysOrg

Resurrecting identities in the Andes-Archaeologists examine the cultural shifts of an ancient society through the subtleties of its everyday people Arizona State University\EurekAlert

More on Beads made from meteorite reveal prehistoric culture's reach Nature

1400-year-old Buddha idol unearthed in Odisha Odisha Sun Times

Chaco Canyon’s ancient civilization continues to puzzle-A rash of studies try to piece together an early American society Science News

Viking army camp uncovered by archaeologists PhysOrg

Scientists decide to bury 5,000-year-old lost city in Pakistan Independent UK

The mummies of Minya-The first human necropolis to be discovered in Minya changes our understanding of the Tuna Al-Gabal archaeological site Al-Ahram Weekly



May 13th to 16th, 2017 Edition

Underground Catacomb Filled with Mummies Discovered in Egypt Live Science

Ancient whale fossil discovered in Peru Peru This Week

Grassy beginning for earliest Homo Popular Archaeology

Rare Prehistoric Slab Discovered in Israel Jewish Press

Unexpected Finds Increase Mystery Surrounding Tiahuanaco Citadel Latin American Herald Tribune

540-Year-Old Page from Medieval Priests’ Handbook Discovered Live Science

Ancient human sacrifice discovered in Korea PhysOrg

2,000-year-old town found in Uzbekistan Daily Sabah



May 12th, 2017 Edition

Movement of early humans into the Indian subcontinent Popular Archaeology

Archaeologists discovered the ruins of the 13th-century Teutonic Castle in Unislaw Science in Poland

Carbon dating confirms ‘Penang Woman’ is 5,710 years old Malay Mail



May 10th & 11th, 2017 Edition

Archaeology: Newark ‘Holy Stones’ are 19th century fake news Columbus Dispatch

Evidence of World War I Battlefield Exposed East of Tel Aviv Jewish Press

A New Discovery in Roman Britain Popular Archaeology

Burial Chamber of Princess Possibly Found in Ancient Egypt Pyramid Live Science

TAP gas pipeline uncovers ancient settlement near Korçë in Albania Tornos News



May 6th to 9th, 2017 Edition

More on Twisted textile cords may contain clues to Inca messages Science News

When Actors Mixed Politics and Comedy in Ancient Rome Smithsonian Magazine

Pre-Inca pieces found in Cajamarca Peru This Week

Changes in Early Stone Age tool production have 'musical' ties Popular Archaeology

Tomb Drawing Shows Mongoose on a Leash, Puzzling Archaeologists Live Science



May 5th, 2017 Edition

More on A first-ever find in Egypt: A funeral garden-Excavation has discovered a 4,000-year-old funerary garden at a tomb entrance Popular Archaeology

Underwater search planned for clues to early Islamic city of Ayla The Jordan Times

Rome unveils 'museum' metro station packed with hundreds of ancient artefacts found during construction Telegraph UK



May 4th, 2017 Edition

Archaeological dig at Carter Hill could unearth a missing piece of history The Tennessean

Scientists discovered barrows and outlines of ancient fields in the Bialowieza Forest Science in Poland

How migrations and other population dynamics could have shaped early human culture Popular Archaeology

2,500-year-old statue of Greek god discovered in depths of Black Sea (video) Tornos News



May 3rd, 2017 Edition

3,000-year-old axes found in farmer's field in mid-Norway PhysOrg

Rare example of early canal boat in New York lake Atlanta Journal

1,800 years old tomb group found in central China Xinhuanet

Unique funerary garden unearthed in Thebes Ahram Online

Underground Mithras temple discovered in Diyarbakir Hurriyet News



May 2nd, 2017 Edition

Ancient Mummies Rot As Yemen War Vexes Even the Dead VOA News

Whetstone found at suspected Iron Age site near Wick BBC News

Ancient family tomb found in China IANS\Yahoo News

A Spanish quest to hand down prehistoric secrets The Local

Mycenean-Era Tomb with Grave Goods Discovered in Salamina Greek Reporter

1,700-year-old temple reveals ancient religion in east Anatolia Daily Sabah

Canadian researchers count on Siberian reindeer herders to solve archaeological mystery Radio Canada



April 29th to May 1st, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists discover ancient petroglyph in Guanacaste Tico Times Costa Rica

Mycenean-era tomb with grave goods unearthed in Salamis main town Tornos News

Ancient Tomb with 'Blue Monster' Mural Discovered in China Love Science

Saint Edmund, the Saxon king, may be buried under town's tennis courts, experts believe Telegraph UK

Ancient jars found at Ayutthaya's Wat Daeng The Bangkok Post

Danish Vikings 'may have made their own wine' The Local



April 28th, 2017 Edition

Prehistoric human DNA is found in caves without bones in 'enormous scientific breakthrough' The Telegraph UK

Archaeologists have discovered a lost castle in the Lower Silesian Wilderness Science in Poland

Ancient Horse DNA Shows Scythian Warriors Were Adept Domesticators New York Times



April 27th, 2017 Edition

Mastodon Site in San Diego Said to Be Earliest Sign of Humans in America, Riling Skeptics Western Digs

Locals stumble across ancient Mayan god monument while clearing debris in Mexico Inernational Business Review

Homo naledi’s brain shows humanlike features-Mysterious hominid had neural features associated with social emotions and communication, researchers claim Science News



April 26th, 2017 Edition

What happened to the missing people of Pennsylvania? Philly Voice

Skeleton of ‘Russian general’ found inside unearthed coffin in Turkey’s Ardahan Hurriyet News

Early evidence of Middle Stone Age projectiles found in South Africa's Sibudu Cave-Bifacial, serrated points likely created by pressure flaking technique and hafted on projected weapons Popular Archaeology

Unique mother-of-pearl menorah etching found in ancient Caesarea Times of Israel

First settlers reached Americas 130,000 years ago, study claims Science News

Ancient inscription relating to the Shaolin discovered in northern Chinese cliff cave Xinhuanet



April 25th, 2017 Edition

Oldest evidence of patterned silk loom found in China Science News

Radiocarbon dating gets a postmodern makeover PhysOrg

Iron-age Viking longhouses were burned and buried in funerals PhysOrg

Excavation at site of 'ancient wag' in Caithness BBC News

A famous 'ancestor' may be ousted from the human family Science Magazine



April 22nd to 24th, 2017 Edition

Update: Ötzi the Iceman froze to death-New analyses of mummy show head knocks, arrow wound not lethal Science News

A new online digital resource has been launched to bring to life one of Scotland's most important prehistoric settlement landscapes PhysOrg

Archaeologists to probe ancient pyramid in Judean Hills Times of Israel

The 12 former ministry employees are accused of helping two German archaeologists steal samples from King Khufu's tomb and other restricted locations Ahram Online

Frozen in Time: DNA May ID Sailors Looking for Northwest Passage in 1845 Live Science

Treasure trove of bronze and copper reveals incredible speed of flash Inca invasion International Business Times



April 20th & 21st, 2017 Edition

Plans to Renovate Ancient Harbor at Caesarea Jewish Press

Origins of Indonesian hobbits finally revealed? Popular Archaeology

After almost six decades, a colossus of Ramses II that once decorated Luxor Temple's first pylon has been returned to its original position Ahram Online

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations The Telegraph UK

Jamestown Unearthed: Archaeologists begin conservation of knight’s tombstone Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

St Andrews academic reveals secrets of ancient Incan talking knots The Courier



April 15th to 19th, 2017 Edition-A post tax season catch up edition!

Archaeologists find Roman emperor's 1,900-year-old summer home in Turkey Haaretz

Village site on Triquet Island proves to be ancient history Times Colonist

1,100-year-old inscription unearthed from floor of Tiruvannamalai temple Times of India

‘Hell on Earth’: Yorkshire academics reveal secrets of medieval grave Yorkshire Post

Removal of a rare Roman mosaic in southern France enflames local conservation groups The Art Newspaper

Archaeologists find 1,000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor Associated Press\ABC News

More on Archaeologists Discover 38,000-Year-Old Animal Art Newsweek

Unique dragon found in Siberia Siberian Times

Megafaunal extinctions driven by too much moisture-Research results could explain why large herbivores persisted in Africa, the cradle of human evolution, to the present day Popular Archaeology

Solstice Alignments Discovered in 'Peter Pan' Gardens Live Science

5,000-year-old skeleton discovered at Guar Kepah construction site, Malaysia New Strait Times

Centuries Old Pemmican-Making Camp Uncovered in Montana Western Digs

Wooden Figurines 'Weave' at Tiny Looms Placed in Ancient Grave Live Science



April 13th & 14th, 2017 Edition

Ancient tools found near Route 8 now believed to be 12,700 years old-Artifacts discovered near Fredericton would've been used about 12,700 years ago on what was then a lake shore CBC News

Graeco-Roman artefacts discovered at future Alexandria residential site Ahram Online

Tribal chief who signed treaty with Pilgrims to be reburied Stamford Advocate



April 11th & 12th, 2017 Edition

Silk-Covered Body Discovered at Inner Mongolia Cemetery Live Science

Precision chronology sheds new light on the origins of Mongolia's nomadic horse culture Popular Archaeology

Ancient mummy 'with 1,100 year old Adidas boots' died after she was struck on the head Siberian Times

7,000 years ago, on a Swiss Alp Swiss Info

Cracking the origin of ancient decorative ostrich eggs Science News

Polish archaeologists have discovered the oldest ancient houses of Nea Paphos in Cyprus Science in Poland

Scans of Viking Swords Reveal a Slice of Norse Culture Live Science



April 8th to 10th, 2017 Edition

Love and death in the Paleolithic-ASU student finds clues to an ancient funerary customs in broken pieces of stone Arizona State University

Archaeologists dispatched to newly-unearthed site in southeast Iran Tehran Times

Part of Egyptian Statue May Have Been Discovered by Jerusalem Temple Mount ‘Sifters’ Jewish Press

Newfound Tusk Belonged to One of the Last Surviving Mammoths in Alaska Live Science

Prehistoric Native Americans farmed macaws in 'feather factories' Nature

Ancient teeth offer evidence of Ice Age dentistry PhysOrg

A day in the life of a Neolithic woman Radio Praha

Food webs entangle humans in complex relationships with animals, crops and the environment Popular Archaeology

Green light to Canellopoulos Foundation grant for restoring Delos island monuments Tornos News



April 6th & 7th, 2017 Edition

Archaeogenetic findings unlock ancestral origins of Sardinians University of Huddersfield\EurekAlert

Earliest dated rock art in Southern Africa depicts shamans' journey to the world of the spirits International Business Times

Rome Metro workers accidentally discovered an ancient aqueduct The Local, Italy

New light shed on Royal sex scandal as ancient Roman remains unearthed The Independent UK



April 5th, 2017 Edition

More on Kent State archaeologist explains innovation of 'fluting' ancient stone weaponry Popular Archaeology

Eastern necropolis of ancient Serdica found at Hyatt Sofia construction site Sofia Globe

Three children’s graves found at necropolis in Plovdiv’s Great Basilica site as 2017 archaeological season starts Sofia Globe

A Lost Roman City Has Been Discovered in Southern France IFL Science

Divers search lake for Roman Emperor Caligula's pleasure barge, site of wild orgies The Oregonian

Evidence of ancient 'geological Brexit' revealed BBC News

World’s Oldest Bed Bugs Found in Oregon Cave Where Ancient Americans Slept Western Digs



April 1st to 4th, 2017 Edition

800 medieval bodies found during hillfort dig Irish Examiner

Downtown Phoenix grocery store construction site yields prehistoric artifacts AZ Central

Fresh Clues to Mystery of King Solomon's Mines National Geographic

Scientists uncover medieval remains of the first English 'living dead' The Independent UK

DNA research helps understand how the Americas were first populated Columbus Dispatch

28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US Live Science

Ice age art and ornamentation findings in Indonesia Popular Archaeology

Pueblo Bonito was home to a prehistoric society where women ruled The Plaid Zebra

2nd Pyramid Bearing Pharaoh Ameny Qemau's Name Is Found Live Science

Steppe migrant thugs pacified by Stone Age farming women University of Copenhagen\EurekAlert

More on ancient Concession Stands and Shops Found at Roman Gladiator Arena Live Science

Archaeologist explains innovation of 'fluting' ancient stone weaponry PhysOrg



March 29th to 31st, 2017 Edition

Archaeology study reveals unique glimpse into Bridge River aboriginals spanning 1,500 years Vancouver Sun

Archaeologists in China believe they have found ancient Silk Road capital-Experts believe city was the capital of the Loulan Kingdom South China Morning Post

Vietnamese archaeologists unearth 3,000-year-old cemetery hidden in a cavern Vin Express

In Rome's 'Field of Jews,' evidence of persecution USA Today

More on Iron Age chariot and horse found buried together in Yorkshire The Independent UK

Rich Roman haul surprises Dutch archaeologists Dutch News

A decorated raven bone discovered in Crimea may provide insight into Neanderthal cognition PLoS\EurekAlert

Ancient bones reveal girl's tough life in early Americas-Teenage mother who lived 12,000 years ago was malnourished but still roamed widely Nature

Roman-era building walls found in construction site in Bulgaria’s Varna Sofia Globe

Late Minoan tombs points way to early European migration PhysOrg

New gladiatorial games discoveries in Roman Carnuntum Past Horizons



March 25th to 28th, 2017 Edition

Archaeologists find worlds largest capstone in Telangana India Today

More on Archaeologists Found Rare Calusa Artifacts In Florida Midden Science Times

Huge Roundhead civil war battle flag will go on display for first time in 350 years-An extremely rare 25 foot square Parliamentarian battle flag from the English Civil War will go on display for the first time The Independent UK

Ancient Greek artifact unearthed at Crimean bridge construction site TASS News

Goddess statue, 2,100-year-old castle threatened by dynamite in Turkey's north Hurriyet News

Archaeologists uncover early state society palace in Mexico Popular Archaeology

Ancient Assyrian Tomb with 10 Skeletons Discovered in Iraq Live Science



March 24th, 2017 Edition

More on Ancient Romans may have been cozier with Huns than they let on Science News

Archaeologists Discover One Of Rome's Lost Jewish Cemeteries Forbes

2,500 years old luxurious Greek Palace uncovered by archaeologists in Ancient Poseidonia Tornos News

Mummy shroud found after 80 years in museum collection BBC News

Identity of 17th Century shipwreck revealed as The Fame BBC News



March 23rd, 2017 Edition

6 archeological missions to resume underwater excavations in Egypt Egypt Independent

Saving Syria's heritage: Archaeologists discover invisible solution BBC News

Spanish Archaeologists Uncover Intact Tomb of Pharaonic Nobleman in Egypt Latin American Herald Tribune

Some farmers in Roman Empire converted to Hun lifestyle-Huns and settlers may have cooperated on the frontier of Roman Empire Popular Archaeology

Sifting through history: Pineland dig yields rare Calusa artifacts News Press

Archaeologists unearth statue of Queen Tiye in Egypt's Luxor Ahram Online



March 21st & 22nd, 2017 Edition

A new perspective on the European colonization of Asia-Excavations in Taiwan demonstrate that the region was already a globalization hub during the early 17th century Popular Archaeology

Chad's ancient Ennedi cave paintings defaced BBC News

Icelandic drinking horn changes our historic understanding of St. Olav Science Daily

Liquor Stash Belonging to WW1 British Soldiers Exposed in Central Israel Jewish Press

Ancient Vergina fortifications in Greece dated to reign of post-Alexander King Cassander by archaeologists Tornos News

Egyptian ritual images from the Neolithic period-Researchers at the University of Bonn discover spectacular rock art at a burial mound near Aswan University of Bonn\EurekAlert

Bones of clan massacre victims found in Eigg cave The Scotsman

There was an outbreak of cannibalism 10,000 years ago in Spain Ars Technica



March 18th to 20th, 2017 Edition

Ancient Roman temple the size of St Paul's Cathedral discovered in Italy International Business Times

1,400 Year Old Coin Hoard Discovered in Highway 1 Excavations, Israel Jewish Press

Human skull evolved along with two-legged walking, study confirms Popular Archaeology

'Reading' in bones - new facts on the social life organisation in ancient Mesopotamia Science in Poland

Legendary sunken treasure discovered in SW China Xinhuanet

Jamestown Unearthed: Archaeologists explore tombs at center of 1901 woman-led dig The Williamsburg Yorktown Daily



March 17th, 2017 Edition

Port of ancient sea battle of Salamis discovered Tornos News

Mysterious pyramid-shaped tomb discovered under Chinese construction site-Experts believe chamber could be burial site thousands-of-years old Independent UK

More on Egyptian statue recently unearthed is not Ramses II Associated Press\Daily Democrat



March 16th, 2017 Edition

It wasn't just Greece: Archaeologists find early democratic societies in the Americas Science Magazine

2,000 year old warrior armour made of reindeer antlers found on the Arctic Circle Siberian Times

Workers find historic ‘collar disc’ at Camp Lincoln State Journel Register

Archaeologists make sensational Viking discovery in Denmark-Viking lord among most important finds in recent times Copenhagan Post

Egyptian statue recently unearthed is not Ramses II? PhysOrg

More on Unveiling a pharaoh’s torso-The discovery of the torso of an ancient Egyptian colossus stirs a debate on the real identity and the manner in which it was retrieved Al-Ahram Weekly



March 15th, 2017 Edition

Did a historian from Ecuador find the lost ‘treasure’ of the Incas—in a book? Miami Herald

Ancient boat-shaped coffins found in Sichuan China Daily

Discovery of clay works in N.Western Iran dates back to Iron Age IRNA

Polish archaeologists study the 'living ruins' in Colorado Science in Poland



March 14th, 2017 Edition

Did humans create the Sahara desert? New research challenges the idea that changes in the Earth's orbit triggered Sahara desertification Popular Archaeology

Nova Scotian archeologists dig deep to help buildings go up CBC News

Archaeological dig off Nayland Road reveals Medieval pottery industry in north Colchester Gazette News UK

Mexico's mammoth remains can shed light on primitive humans, experts say Reuters\International Business Times

Unearthing 2,000 years of history in central Algiers AFP\The Peninsula of Qatar



March 11th to 13th, 2017 Edition

Crusader shipwreck, gold found by diving archaeologists in Israel-As the Muslims breached the walls of Acre, hoards of gold coins sank with their fleeing masters to the bottom of the sea, and have now been found by marine archaeologists Haaretz

New archaeological find in Thessaloniki subway rekindles old tensions in Greece Tornos News

Ancient Tomb Decorated with Vibrant Murals Found in China Live Science

French team uncovers mysteries of Indus civilisation’s ‘industrial hub’ Daily Star

Ramses II excavation to be completed using more advanced techniques: ministry sources Egypt Independent

400,000-year-old fossil human cranium is oldest ever found in Portugal Popular Archaeology

Immigration to Denmark is nothing new … just ask the Vikings-A Viking grave in Randers shows evidence of early globalisation Copenhagen Post

A Roman Sarcophagus Is Rescued from Humble Duty as a Flower Pot New York Times

Race on to excavate huge number of historic graves found on building site The Philadelphia Inquirer



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

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 China.org

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 Stuff.nz

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 [video] 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 Vietnam.net

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 China.org

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 China.org

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 China.org



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 News.au

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 Fredericksburg.com

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