5000-year-old seal found in Hacılar

Excavations at the site of a settlement mound near Hacilar in Burdur province, Turkey, revealed a 5000-year-old seal. The site is known for its Neolithic remains of houses made of wood and daub or mud-brick.

Stone-less henge at Durrington Walls unearthed

Archaeologists conducting excavation at a Neolithic site at Durrington Walls discovered that the site was possibly surrounded by timber posts and not by standing stones as previously thought. The 4500-year-old site and located in the vicinity of Stonehenge.

Genetic evidence for hunter-gatherers' experimental farming

Latest research shows that late Stone Age hunter-gatherer communities spent time working out the basics of farming on the fertile lands of what is now Turkey before taking this knowledge migrating to Europe as gene material gathered among burials of early European settlers and early farmers in Central Turkey shows resemblance. 

Archaeological aerial prospection over Nida river basin

The 7th edition of the Prospekcja Małopolska project (Lesser Poland Prospection) project, involving aerial prospection of archaeological sites and historic monuments is planned for the end of June. Archaeologist Piotr Wroniecki, head of the project is planning to conduct aerial prospection in order to enhance the knowledge about the past of the region of the Nida river basin in southern Poland.