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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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It has long been known that a quarry near the Dutch town of Winterswijk is an Eldorado for fossil lovers. But even connoisseurs will be surprised just how outstanding the site actually is. A student at the University of Bonn, himself a Dutchman and p...

Scientists have made a step forward in understanding the evolution of human feet. Unlike species such as chimpanzees, which have opposable digits on their feet, humans have evolved arched feet to enhance upright walking. Credit: Min An PexelsThese a...

Scientists at the University of Sheffield studying ancient DNA have created a tool allowing them to more accurately identify ancient Eurasian populations, which can be used to test an individual's similarity to ancient people who once roamed the eart...

Differences in the geographic origin of genes may affect the function of human mitochondria--energy-generating organelles inside of cells--according to a new study. Mitochondria have their own genome, separate from the nuclear genome contained in the...

Plant phytolith and water content cause differing degrees of tooth enamel abrasion in vertebrates. This is the conclusion reached by an international research team headed by scientists from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU). Their study, feat...

Conservation work on a 14th century ship found near Kampen on the river IJssel has started this week after a storm early last year demolished the roof of the conservation station. The IJsselkogge was raised from the river bed in 2016 after being dis...

Two Roman tombs have been uncovered during excavation work at Beer El-Shaghala site in Mut village in Dakhla Oasis. Credit: Egypt. Ministry of AntiquitiesThe walls of the two uncompleted tombs are painted in bright colours with religious scenes. (a...