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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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Ancient sacrificial victims discovered at the Chinese archaeological site of Yinxu, 500 km south of Beijing, were probably kept as war captives before they were killed, archaeologists have said. Mass grave of sacrificed individuals at the Yin Xu Ora...

Skeletal evidence shows that, hundreds of years after the Roman Republic conquered most of the Mediterranean world, coastal communities in what is now south and central Italy still bore distinct physical differences to one another -- though the same...

The levels of microplastic particles accumulating in the Antarctic are much worse than expected, a team of experts has warned. A seal entangled in plastic netting on Bird Island [Credit: Claire Waluda]The continent is considered to be a pristine wil...

What is believed to be a Roman burial site has been found in Alderney, following the discovery of a skull there last week. The trench runs along Rue des Mielles [Credit: ITV News]Workmen digging along Rue des Mielles discovered the skull on Tuesday,...

An international team of researchers has reconstructed the face and brain of a 3,500-year-old Egyptian mummy, revealing a unique "packing" embalming treatment. The mummified head of Nebiri, an Egyptian dignitary who lived under the reign  of th...

Since the mid-1990s, when the first planet around another sun-like star was discovered, astronomers have been amassing what is now a large collection of exoplanets -- nearly 3,500 have been confirmed so far. In a new Caltech-led study, researchers ha...

Studying a class of planets known as 'hot Jupiters', experts from Newcastle University, UK, have shown the planets' magnetic field is responsible for the unusual behaviour of the atmospheric winds which move around it. It is now possible to measure...