Polish bioarchaeologists, studying the skeletal remains ranging from Neolithic to modern times from Mesopotamia in search for signs of trauma, discovered that physical violence was possibly not so common as the historic sources might suggest.
Warsaw Mummy Project is the largest scientific venture ever undertaken in Poland to study the mummies belonging to the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw. We would like to closer present the details behind the research of one of Archaeofeed’s 2016 Archaeology Award winners.
Nearly 40 graves of the local elite were discovered by Polish archaeologists at the Norre Sandegard Vest site, Danish island of Bornholm. This burial ground, dated to between 6th-7th cent., is one of the richest in whole Denmark.
Polish archaeologists discovered a unique graveyard in the Affad Basin, northern Sudan, which contains graves of people in the close vicinity of cow and sheep burials. The site is dated to Neolithic about 6000 years ago.
Mid-January is the moment that our Staff would like to announce the 2016 Archaeological Awards for projects undertaken in Poland and worldwide. It is time to announce the research projects that our site would like to award for their contribution in archaeology, expanding our knowledge about the past, crossing new frontiers, and preservation of the cultural heritage.
Archaeologists discovered over 300 artefacts during excavations at Olbia, an ancient Greek town in modern-day Ukraine. The finds date back 2500 years.
Bioarchaeologist studied human remains from an ancient Egyptian necropolis in Saqqara. The 2000-year-old skeletons revealed a number of pathologies and diseases that the population suffered during their lives.
International team of archaeologists discovered remains of a possibly 20-metre long house in Nicolaevca near Balti, Moldova. The remains of the first “long house” feature found in the country are believed to date 7000 years.
Archaeologists excavated over 80 graves from a Medieval cemetery in al-Ghazali, north Sudan. The burials belong to Christian monks that lived 1500 years ago in the region.
Polish archaeologists discovered previously unknown settlement sites in Burkina Faso, West Africa, possibly being the oldest in the region. Among the finds are burial mounds, tells and numerous artefacts dating back even 50000 years.
Archaeologists unearthed parts of 2000-years-old fortification system that surrounded the ancient city of Tanais at the mouth of the Don river by the Sea of Azov in modern Russian Federation.
Analysis of micro-remains of plants contained within the tartar of the teeth led to recognition of plant-based diet of human populations living in Iraq 8500 years ago.
Over 80 artefacts crafted from animal bone and half-products were found by archaeologists at a Prehistoric settlement site near Manzherok in Russian Federation’s southern Siberia. The site dates back 2000 years.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the ancient harbour town of Berenike at Red Sea, Egypt, discovered over 80 burials of cats dated to Roman times. The site functioned between the end of the 1st century AD into the first half of the 2nd century AD.
Archaeologists discovered what could be the oldest fingerprint ever found in Kuwait. The print was documented on a pottery dated to Neolithic, about 7300 years ago.
Archaeologists from Poland and Italy are working together on numerous sites scattered across South America, in order to preserve and restore them and also to unravel their ancient mysteries. These sites include the geoglyphs at Nazca Desert, Inca sites in the Machu Picchu area in Peru, and the sites of Tiwanaku and Samaipata in Bolivia.
Excavations of Polish archaeologists in Metsamor, near Yerevan in Armenia, revealed numerous finds, including a necklace made of gold and cornelian beads. The site is dated to the Early Bronze Age (11th-9th cent. BC).
Archaeologists are researching the so far unexplored border, or limes, of the Roman Empire in north-western Romania. Among the finds of the recent season is an unknown border sentry post near the legion fort of Resculum, near Bologa.
Remains of a 200-year-old plantation manager’s building, owner’s mansion and a kitchen building were unearthed through excavation in La Caroline, north-eastern French Guiana. The plantation was one of hundreds functioning between 18th-19th centuries in that area of South America.
Polish archaeologists excavating the Roman legion fort Novae near Svishtov, Bulgaria, made numerous finds this season. The discoveries include a trove of coins, a Slavic kiln and numerous architectural features.