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Genetic prehistory of Iberia differs from central and northern Europe

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In a multidisciplinary study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team of researchers combined archaeological, genetic and stable isotope data to …

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Mosaics found during metro excavation in Thessaloniki belong to large Roman villa

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The late Roman mosaics found during work for the Thessaloniki metro recently will be extracted, cleaned and be exhibited at the same station they were excavated …

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Large Roman cemetery discovered at Netherlands highway site

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A secret dig at the site of a new section of the A15 motorway has yielded a large Roman cemetery but no clues as to the …

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New Pompeii district to be uncovered

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An entire quarter of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii is set to be uncovered using drones, lasers and virtual reality, the director-general of the site, …

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Making metal, casting society at the Cairns, Orkney

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Martin Carruthers, Site Director at The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute research excavation at The Cairns, Orkney, talks about the latest research findings …

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Research reveals origins of Middle Ages altarpieces

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It was previously believed that altarpieces from the late Middle Ages were made in Germany. New research shows that several of them were made in Norway. …

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Storm uncovers ancient remains of Roman aqueduct and road in Cádiz

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There is a famous song by Antonio Rodríguez Martínez, aka El Tío de la Tiza, that was sung at the Cádiz carnival of 1905 chronicling a …