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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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The ancient Greek city of Aphrodisias, located in the western Turkish province of Aydın’s Karacasu district, is home to a giant pool reflecting the magnificence of Roman-era cities that is set to be completely excavated by 2017. Listed on the UN...

Archaeologists announced the discovery of 10 cave paintings in the southern city of Mersin (Greek Myrsini) on Friday and said they dated back about 8,000 years ago. The paintings discovered in a cave in the city's Gülnar district were almost fully...

300 million-year-old pre-mammalian reptiles knew that it was their beautiful smiles that made them sexy, so they evolved mouths full of teeth to attract mates. This skull belongs to the carnivorous gorgonopsian therapsid Smilesaurus ferox which live...

It has long puzzled scientists why, after 3 billion years of nothing more complex than algae, complex animals suddenly started to appear on Earth. Now, a team of researchers has put forward some of the strongest evidence yet to support the hypothesis...

Chinese social media users were in an uproar Friday over restoration of a 700-year-old section of the Great Wall that has been covered in cement, turning it into a smooth, flat-topped path. A villager sits on a paved-over section of the Great Wall o...

The skeleton of a Roman man who had his feet bent backwards to fit in his coffin has been found in a quarry in Dorset. Tests are being carried out to find out how the man died  [Credit: Hills Quarry]Archaeologists made the discovery at Woodsfor...

The world's oceans teem with scientific mystery, unknowns that could prove to be tools that will one day protect the planet from global warming. Marine viruses (a different kind) isolated from phytoplankton collected during the Tara Oceans Expeditio...