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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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Using a novel method and data from the Gaia space telescope, astronomers from the University of Toronto have estimated that the speed of the Sun as it orbits the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy is approximately 240 kilometres per second. A composite...

One of the artefacts stolen from the Kocaeli Archaeology Museum in 2009 has been found at an auction house in Germany. The Culture and Tourism Ministry reported theft of the Roman-era coloured marble relief, which is valued at around 32,000 euros i...

Medieval and modern looters have destroyed most mass burials in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, and finding undamaged remains of mummies is great surprise for researchers, Aexei Zarodov, head of the archaeology and ethnography department of the...

A longtime Cal Poly Pomona anthropology professor who studies violence among prehistoric people in California has been published in a prestigious journal. 'Night-time Attack on an Indian Village with Flaming Arrows,' 1563, engraving by Theodore de B...

Researchers from the University of Dundee’s Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) have reconstructed the face of a Pictish man they showed to have been brutally murdered 1,400 years ago. This face of a Pictish man who was brutally mu...

Archaeologists in western Iran have discovered a treasure trove of ancient artefacts, including the remains of an extremely tall man who lived more than 1,500 years ago. Storeroom with two storage vessels [Credit: © Rokna twitter]Archaeologists exc...

An archaeological dig at a Shrewsbury church, in Shropshire in the West Midlands of England, has uncovered an ancient animal burial site. Archaeologists said the finds were unprecedented [Credit: Sarah Hart]Archaeologists said the finds, which inclu...