A new technique developed by an international team allowed to trace the remains of groups of hominids in sediments even in caves or in strata which have no skeletal remains. the researchers analysed 85 samples of sediments from the Pleistocene, between 550000 and 14000 years ago, from eight Eurasian caves, including El Sidrón (Spain) and Denisova Cave (Russia).
Archaeologists working with the British Ministry of Defence unearthed a network of tunnels used to train soldiers to fight in World War I at Salisbury Plain, England.
Community excavations at Old Hall in Erpingham, Norfolk, United Kingdom, the birthplace of Sir Thomas Erpingham, commander of King Henry V’s longbow archers at the Battle of Agincourt 1415, led to discovery of Medieval coins.
A wreck of a British barge used for D-Day landings in Normandy in 1944 was discovered at a beach near Merville-Franceville, Calvados, France. It was destroyed by a bulldozer by the local authorities which believed the wreck is a threat to the people visiting the beach.
Archaeologists revealed elaborate mosaics in an unearthed part of a Roman town called Ucetia near Uzes in southern France.
Archaeological structure identified as a Roman bathhouse was discovered under a garden of a private residence in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, England.
Neolithic burial found in Avignon, France, was found with 158 shells and 16 red deer teeth indicating that his cloths were adorned with the objects and that the Neolithic population traded with these items between distant locations.
Study of marine pebble tools from an Upper Palaeolithic burial site Caverna delle Arene Candide in Liguaria, Italy, suggests that objects might have been ritually destroyed to remove their symbolic power some 5000 years earlier than previously thought.
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.
Underwater archaeologists discovered remains of an ancient Roman vessel that sank off the coast of Cabrera, near the southern coast of Mallorca. The shipwreck is believed to be 1800 years old.
Excavations at an undisclosed location on the Mendip Hills, Somerset, United Kingdom, revealed what is believed to be a Saxon workshop and a large Norman structure.
Researchers discovered an engraved image of an aurochs on a limestone slab found in a rock-shelter called Abri Blanchard, south-western France. The image is dating 38000 years to the past and is one of the earliest known images of nature made by modern humans.
Over 300 graves of of various types were discovered by archaeologists in a necropolis dated to late Antiquity, found at Bouc-Bel-Air in southern France.
Excavations prior to development of a housing estate at Soham in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, revealed remains of an Anglo-Saxon settlement and jewellery dated to the 6th century AD.
Group of volunteer explorers surveyed a sector of the line called Copse – which is part of a 12km long First World War front near Lens, northern France. They discovered numerous items and several pen and pencil inscriptions made by tunnellers of Durham Light Infantry.
The Lascaux cave, south-western France, containing cave art being over 20000 years old, is to open a new site to public on December 15th, called Lascaux 4.
Archaeologists discovered a large Gallo-Roman villa with thermal baths in Langrolay-sur-Rance, north-western France. The villa is said to be preserved in exceptional condition.
DNA analysis of of 50000-year-old European bison (wisent) remains from a cave in France revealed that it originated from a previously unknown hybrid species of wisent which was depicted through Upper Palaeolithic rock art 15000 years ago.
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.
Waters around Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA, revealed three shipwrecks of Spanish ships yielding numerous interesting artefacts, as underwater explorers surveyed the area.