- Egyptologist unravels ancient mystery It is one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of all times: the disappearance of a Persian army of 50,000 men in the Egyptian desert around 524 BC. Leiden University Professor Olaf Kaper unearthed a cover-up affair and solved the riddle. June 19, 2014
- New Stonehenge Discovery: What Took So Long? An extensive scan of the area surrounding Stonehenge has uncovered more than a dozen new monuments, adding to the scant information archeologists have been able to determine about the world's most mysterious example of prehistoric architecture. By Shaunacy Ferro, September, 2014
- Dirt provides new insight into Roman burials The first scientific evidence of frankincense being used in Roman burial rites in Britain has been uncovered by a team of archaeological scientists. The findings demonstrate that, even while the Roman Empire was in decline, these precious substances were being transported to its furthest northern outpost.
- Ancient skeleton mosaic found in Turkey
Turkish archaeologists have discovered an ancient mosaic in the remains of a house from the 3rd century that features a skeleton enjoying a large loaf of bread and pitcher of wine. It was found in 2012 in Turkey’s southernmost state, Hatay Province, in the provincial capital of Antakya, (Antioch in antiquity) during construction of a cable car system. From the History Blog, April, 2016
- Discovery Could Rewrite History of Vikings in New World
Guided by ancient Norse sagas and modern satellite images, searchers discover what may be North America's second Viking site. By Mark Strauss, March,2016
- Laser Scans Unveil a Network of Ancient Cities in Cambodia By Julia Wallace, September, 2016
- The discovery of medieval Trellech and the plucky amateurs of archaeology The tale of how an amateur archaeologist’s hunch led him to uncover a lost medieval town and spend £32,000 of his own money to buy the land. By Ben Edwards Senior Lecturer in Archaeology & Heritage, Department of History, Politics and Philosophy, Manchester Metropolitan University, January, 2016.
- Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ‘Gates’ Found in Saudi Arabia’s Desert Archaeologists have uncovered nearly 400 previously undocumented stone structures they call “gates” in the Arabian desert that they believe may have been built by nomadic tribes thousands of years ago. By Nicholas St. Fleur, The New York Times, October, 2017
- Prehistoric wine discovered in inaccessible caves forces a rethink of ancient Sicilian culture By Davide Tanasi, February, 2018
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge's remains rediscovered in wine cellar By Maev Kennedy, April, 2018
- Unearth the Rocks Dig up the past and discover the world of the colourful characters of The Rocks. From the McMahon family fortunes at Argyle Stores to the tragic tale of John Piper, you'll be fascinated by the captivating and extraordinary lives of the people of The Rocks.
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- Fifty years ago, at Lake Mungo, the true scale of Aboriginal Australians’ epic story was revealed by Richard 'Bert' Roberts Director, Lynette Russell and Michael Bird, J, July, 2018
- Buried tools and pigments tell a new history of humans in Australia for 65,000 years "The question of when people first arrived in Australia has been the subject of lively debate among archaeologists, and one with important consequences for the global story of human evolution...research, published today in Nature, pushes back the timing of this event to at least 65,000 years ago." July 20, 2017.
Archaeologists find 2,500-year-old mummy in 'empty' coffin
When archaeologists opened an 'empty' coffin that had been stored at Sydney University, they were surprised to discover the remains of a 2,500-year-old mummy. Now they are trying to work out who it is. 7.30's Julia Holman reports. March, 2018