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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 unusual skullcap and thousands of clues have created a southern twist to the story of human ancestors, in research published in Science. A Homo erectus skullcap found northwest of Johannesburg in South Africa has been identified as the oldest&nbs...

Archaeologists have excavated a part of a copper smelting site dating from the late Xia Dynasty to the early Shang Dynasty in northern China's Shanxi Province, which is the first excavation of copper smelting remains near the heart of Xia and Shang d...

Archaeologists discovered four tombs dating back more than 2,000 years in Southwest China's Sichuan province, according to the Sichuan Provincial Cultural Relics and Archaeology Research Institute. Credit: Sichuan Observer (adsbygoogle = window...

The British lobby for the reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures, as well as prominent British historians and lawyers, have accused the British Museum's director Dr Hartwig Fischer of "insulting the Greek nation". "Greeks should be glad we have th...

An unprecedented joint project has seen Ras Al Khaimah’s Department of Antiquities and Museums collaborate with two prominent US universities to study 4,000-year-old human bones unearthed at two ancient tombs in the emirate. The researchers examine...

A 2,000-year-old stele discovered in southwestern Guatemala revealed signs of the birth of writing in the Mayan culture that dominated southern Mexico and part of Central America, experts said. Credit: Cultura y Deportes (adsbygoogle = window.a...

A Hellenistic-era marble sundial has been unearthed in the ancient city of Laodikeia located in southern Turkey. Credit: AA (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Oriented toward the south, the sundial shows seasons, months and hou...