HeritageDaily Archaeology News
7.0K views | +0 today
Follow
HeritageDaily Archaeology News
Archaeology News & Archaeology Press Releases by Heritagedaily.com
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Search for Rare Mesolithic Campsite at Goldsborough

Search for Rare Mesolithic Campsite at Goldsborough | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Example of a Mesolithic Settlement in Scotland : Credit Mesolithic Scotland
Archaeologists are investigating a possible Mesolithic campsite in the North York Moors National Park.
Fi
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Saxon graves uncovered at St Margaret's - Kent Online

Saxon graves uncovered at St Margaret's - Kent Online | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Kent OnlineSaxon graves uncovered at St Margaret'sKent OnlineA few weeks ago, before the builders moved in, the archaeologists carried out a more thorough excavation and found five graves.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Harvard's 3D-Printing Archaeologists Fix Ancient Artifacts | Wired Design | Wired.com

Harvard's 3D-Printing Archaeologists Fix Ancient Artifacts | Wired Design | Wired.com | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Indiana Jones practiced archaeology with a bull whip and fedora. Joseph Greene and Adam Aja are using another unlikely tool — a 3-D printer.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Austerity threatens Roman tomb - World - NZ Herald News

Austerity threatens Roman tomb - World - NZ Herald News | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
On its discovery in 2008, it was hailed as one of the most significant Roman finds in decades.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Cavemen were better at drawing animals than modern artists

Cavemen were better at drawing animals than modern artists | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Prehistoric artists were better at portraying the walk of four-legged animals in their art than modern man, according to new research published December 5 in the open access journal PLoS ONE by Gabor Horvath and colleagues from Eotvos University...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Classics professor unearths archaeological clues about ancient Roman vineyards

Classics professor unearths archaeological clues about ancient Roman vineyards | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
They may not look like much to the untrained eye, but these ancient Roman grape seeds, believed to back to the 1st century A.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

£3m archaeological dig to unearth hidden secrets of key sites on Aberdeen bypass route - Heritage - Scotsman.com

£3m archaeological dig to unearth hidden secrets of key sites on Aberdeen bypass route - Heritage - Scotsman.com | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
THE Scottish Government is planning to spend up to £3 million on a series of archaeological digs to unearth the hidden history of sites along the route of the long awaited Aberdeen bypass.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Grainy images show city-like formations at bottom of the Caribbean

Grainy images show city-like formations at bottom of the Caribbean | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The scientists say the images, taken beneath the Caribbean Sea, show what appear to be the ruins of a city that could pre-date the pyramids of Egypt.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Iron Age helmet among rare finds unearthed by Britain's amateur treasure hunters (and doesn't it look modern?)

Iron Age helmet among rare finds unearthed by Britain's amateur treasure hunters (and doesn't it look modern?) | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The British Museum revealed the helmet was unearthed by a metal-detectorist near Canterbury, Kent, last month. A brooch found with the helmet is thought to have once fastened a bag containing human bones.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

UMass Amherst Researchers Use Biomarkers from Prehistoric Human Feces to Track Settlement and Agriculture

UMass Amherst Researchers Use Biomarkers from Prehistoric Human Feces to Track Settlement and Agriculture | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Focus of the research is the Lofoten Islands in northern Norway : Wiki Commons For researchers who study Earth’s past environment, disentangling the effects of climate change from those related to human activities is a major challenge, but now...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Cheers! One of world’s earliest ‘micro-breweries’ found

Cheers! One of world’s earliest ‘micro-breweries’ found | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The yeast would have either been wild or produced from fruit such as grape or fig.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

URI, IAA archaeologists discover shipwrecks, ancient harbor on coast of Israel

URI, IAA archaeologists discover shipwrecks, ancient harbor on coast of Israel | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Old City of Acre, 1878 by Félix Bonfils : Wiki Commons A team of archaeologists from the University of Rhode Island, the Israel Antiquities Authority, and the University of Louisville have discovered the remains of a fleet of early-19th century ships...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Ancient Iraq revealed

Ancient Iraq revealed | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it

Jason Ur, the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, is breaking new ground with a Harvard-led archaeological project in the war-torn nation of Iraq. He is focusing on a 3,200-square-kilometer region around Irbil, the capital of the Kurdish region in northern Iraq, for signs of ancient cities and towns, canals, and roads.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Low water exposes century-old shipwreck on Grand Haven's Harbor Island

Low water exposes century-old shipwreck on Grand Haven's Harbor Island | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The wooden sections of the 290-foot Steamer Aurora, burned in 1932, and parts of at least four other shipwreck hulks were exposed by the receding water line near the edges of Harbor Island.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Roman road uncovered in York

Roman road uncovered in York | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A SECTION of Roman Road has been uncovered beneath York Minster.
Markus Milligan's insight:

Archaeologists from York Archaeological Trust unearthed it during construction work on the new visitor development in the Undercroft, a Minster spokeswoman said today.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Archaeologist sues makers of ‘Indiana Jones’ over crystal skull

Archaeologist sues makers of ‘Indiana Jones’ over crystal skull | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A lawsuit was filed in Illinois on Friday by one of Belize’s most prominent archaeologists.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Debate still rages over date of Thera eruption

Debate still rages over date of Thera eruption | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Akrotiri : Credit : Brevard College
During the height of the Greek Bronze Age, a volcano erupted on the ancient Greek island of Thera (modern Santorini).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Museum to buy church's £1.3m cup

Museum to buy church's £1.3m cup | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A Wiltshire church is told it can sell an "extremely rare" £1.3m silver medieval chalice to the British Museum.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Metal detectors plunder heritage site - Crime - Northampton Chronicle and Echo

Metal detectors plunder heritage site - Crime - Northampton Chronicle and Echo | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
TWO metal-detecting enthusiasts were caught red-handed plundering an ancient Roman and Iron Age archeological site in Northamptonshire.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Cat Fight In Rome: Beloved Shelter Faces Closure : NPR

Cat Fight In Rome: Beloved Shelter Faces Closure : NPR | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Stray cats prowl freely among many of the city's ancient monuments. At the Torre Argentina ruins, a cat shelter has been caring for felines for two decades.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

China unearths ruined palace near terracotta army

China unearths ruined palace near terracotta army | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Excavations near Xi'an reveal vast ancient palace complex a quarter of the size of Beijing's Forbidden City...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

An engraved stone artifact found at the Shuidonggou Paleolithic site, northwest China

An engraved stone artifact found at the Shuidonggou Paleolithic site, northwest China | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Shuidonggou Paleolithic site : Creative Commons
The origin and dispersal of modern humans and modern human behavior are key interests in Paleolithic archaeology and anthropology.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

Deadly cave's where it all ended — and maybe Hades began

Deadly cave's where it all ended — and maybe Hades began | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it
A giant cave that might have helped inspire myths about the ancient Greek underworld known as Hades was once the site of a catastrophic collapse, researchers say.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Markus Milligan
Scoop.it!

A Race against Time

A Race against Time | HeritageDaily Archaeology News | Scoop.it

When ancient sites like Mes Aynak stand in the way of progress


It sounds like the plot of an Indiana Jones film: a team of archaeologists battling against time and terrorist attacks to save an ancient site from imminent destruction. Yet unfortunately for the m...

more...
No comment yet.