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The Archaeology News Network is a news website providing all the latest developments in archaeology and related disciplines from around the world.



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An international team, led by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH), Harvard University and the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), has used ancient DNA and a new data processi...

Greece’s government is officially asking a German museum for the return of a head sculpture which once graced the Athens Parthenon. Head of centaur from Parthenon metope, three-quarter view of face  [Credit: Karl Öhrlein, Martin von Wagner-M...

The partial skeleton of a new species of turkey-sized herbivorous dinosaur has been discovered in 113 million year old rocks in southeastern Australia. As reported in open access journal PeerJ, the fossilized tail and foot bones give new insight into...

In early November 2017, Nature published the results of the Scan Pyramids project, led by Mehdi Tayoubi (Hip Institute, Paris) and Kunihiro Morishima (University of Nagoya, Japan): there is a "huge void", at least 30 meters long, within the Pyramid o...

Birds are the last remaining dinosaurs. They're also some of the most vibrantly colored animals on Earth. A new study in Nature Communications reveals that iridescent feathers go way back--a newly discovered species of dinosaur from 161 million years...

The digital reconstruction of the skull of a 200-million-year-old South African dinosaur, Massospondylus, has made it possible for researchers to make 3D prints and in this way facilitate research on other dinosaurs all over the world. The profile v...

Five ancient settlements and cemeteries dating back to the Um Al Nar culture between 2500 to 2000 BC were unearthed in the wilayat of Saham in North Al Batinah. Credit: Times of OmanThe archaeological survey and exploration works were carried out by...