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Neanderthal Diet: Inconsistencies in Archaeology and Science

There is some inconsistency in the knowledge surrounding the Neanderthal diet. Much, it seems, is due to rapid changes in the flow of unfolding research in archaeology and science. Neanderthals are often associated with cavemen who were sluggish, primitive, and...

Ancient Greek Girl Buried Wearing Ceramic Flower Wreath

The skull of an Ancient Greek girl with a ceramic flower wreath has been discovered. These remains have been dated circa 400 to 300 B.C. This skull currently resides in The New Archaeological Museum of Patras in Greece. This fossilized...

Ancient City of Magdala Unearthed in Israel

The ancient city of Magdala, prominently mentioned in the Bible as the hometown of Jesus Christ's disciple Mary Magdalene, was uncovered recently in excavations when a retreat complex was constructed outside Tiberias, Israel. Archaeologists state that what they found there...

Ancient DNA Proves Griffin Warrior Was Greek

In a remarkable new revelation, recent studies by the University of Cincinnati show that the Griffin Warrior was of Greek descent. The results, which the journal Science published, were part of a three-part study overseen by Harvard University, disputing...

Metropolis Dig Unveils Ancient Greek Acropolis in Turkey

Excavation work at the ancient Greek city of Metropolis will focus on preparing the site's acropolis, agora, Araplitepe Church, and water wells for visitors this season. The aim is to restore the eastern gate of the Hellenistic acropolis and to...

Humans and Neanderthals “Lived Together” 50,000 Years Ago

New research from an Israeli archaeological dig has proven that modern humans and Neanderthals lived together some 50,000 years ago.

Nikopolis: An Extraordinary Time Capsule of Roman-Era Greece

Greece plans to apply to UNESCO to have Nikopolis included on its list of World Heritage sites marking places of enormous historical importance to the world. The ancient city of Nikopolis located in Epirus the western part of the modern...

2,800-Year-Old Castle From Urartu Civilization Found in Turkey

A 2,800-year-old castle built by an enigmatic ancient civilization known as the Urartu, was recently unearthed by Turkish archaeologists.