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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 archaeological team who discovered a 19th-century metallic box in the French Pyrenees a few months ago have finally revealed its contents. It is thanks to the works of Jules Verne that the box was discovered, and particularly to the analysis of t...

Easter Island, known as Rapa Nui by its inhabitants, has been surrounded in mystery ever since the Europeans first landed in 1722. Early visitors estimated a population of just 1,500-3,000, which seemed at odds with the nearly nine hundred giant stat...

The skeletons of a total of 24 people, including one child, have been unearthed from a chamber tomb opened during this year’s excavations in the ancient Greek city of Parion in the northwestern Turkish province of Canakkale. AA PhotoThe mystery o...

An "exceptionally rare" ancient crucifix has been unearthed by an amateur metal detectorist. The 2cm (0.78in) tall lead object, which depicts Christ on the cross, was found in the village of Skidbrooke, Lincolnshire, by Tom Redmayne. It is thought to...

Diamond prospectors in Namibia nearly a decade ago stumbled upon remnants of a shipwrecked Portuguese vessel whose trading journey to India was cut violently short by a storm in 1533. Today the artifacts from the doomed ship, described by archaeologi...

Three unique ancient statues from the third century A.D. have been discovered during archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Side located in Antalya's Manavgat district, Culture and Tourism Ministry said Saturday. DHA PhotoAccording to a s...

Villa ruins that are almost 2,000 years old were uncovered during excavations in the ancient city of Arykanda, located in the Finike district of Antalya in southwestern Turkey, where significant remains reveal the importance of the region. A villa s...