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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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Together with colleagues from New Zealand, Senckenberg scientist Dr. Gerald Mayr described a recently discovered fossil of a giant penguin with a body length of around 150 centimeters. The new find dates back to the Paleocene era and, with an age of...

A study of tiny mineral 'inclusions' within diamonds from Botswana has shown that diamond crystals can take billions of years to grow. One diamond was found to contain silicate material that formed 2.3 billion years ago in its interior and a 250 mill...

Spring is coming sooner to some plant species in the low Arctic of Greenland, while other species are delaying their emergence amid warming winters. The changes are associated with diminishing sea ice cover, according to a study published in the jour...

Scientists from MIPT, the University of Oxford, and the Russian Academy of Sciences have estimated the number of stars disrupted by solitary supermassive black holes in galactic centers that formed via mergers of galaxies containing supermassive blac...

Customs authorities at the Allenby Crossing between Jordan and Israel foiled on Sunday an attempt to smuggle Roman and Mamluk period coins into Israel. Some of the smuggled coins [Credit: Alleby Customs Authority]The smuggler, a resident of the Pale...

Turkish police have seized Hellenistic jewellery with an approximate market value of 1 million Turkish liras ($267,000) from the flat of an antiquities smuggler in Turkey's western Muğla province. Hellenistic jewellery seized by the anti-smuggling...

Archaeologists from the University of Haifa were astonished to discover a massive gateway during recent excavations at Beit She’arim in northern Israel, where the Sanhedrin sat in the second century, and where Rabbi Yehudah HaNasi resided. Photo o...