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Canada, Mexico, North America
15-year-old William Gadoury from the Lanaudière region says he may have found ancient Mayan ruins with the help of the Canadian Space Agency.
CBC
 | Archaeology
May 09, 2016
Egypt, Greece, United Kingdom, Africa, Europe
Thanks to a new exhibition at the British Museum, Goddio's incredible finds will soon be open to the public.
CNN
 | Archaeology
May 05, 2016
Israel, Asia
In the shadow of Jerusalem’s city walls, archaeologists have found a fortress that spawned a bloody rebellion more than two millennia ago.
The Pappas Post
 | Archaeology
April 23, 2016
Australia, Oceania
A fossil enthusiast discovered the 30cm tooth – the largest ever found in Australia – belonging to a giant predatory sperm whale with immense teeth said to have been used to hunt other whales.
Yahoo! News
 | Archaeology
April 21, 2016
Bosnia-Herzegovina, Europe
An archaeologist made a startling discovery in Bosnia when he unearthed a large mysterious spherical object which he believes belongs to an ancient civilization.
Express
 | Archaeology
April 14, 2016
Canada, North America
The remains of the Boreonykus was discovered at the Pipestone Creek bonebed - a huge gravesite of the plant-eating dinosaur Pachyrhinosaurus that dates back 73 million years.
CBC
 | Archaeology
March 17, 2016
Myanmar, Asia
The trove of Cretaceous reptiles includes an early relative of the chameleon - the oldest yet discovered
Smithsonian
 | Archaeology
March 06, 2016
United Kingdom, Europe
The remains of an Anglo-Saxon island were found by the man in Little Carlton near Louth, with archaeologists following up with more discoveries at the site.
The Epoch Times
 | Archaeology
March 03, 2016
Australia, Oceania
The study [...] challenges a previous theory that suggested an influx of people from India into Australia around 4-5 thousand years ago.
Interrete
 | Archaeology
March 03, 2016
United Kingdom, Europe
The discovery of the wheel - which is three feet in diameter - may change the way we think about the way Bronze Age people lived.
Gizmodo
 | Archaeology
February 20, 2016
Chile, South America
A team of researchers have concluded that the triangular objects were not weapons, but general purpose tools instead.
New Historian
 | Archaeology
February 17, 2016
World
As some of the first bands of modern humans moved out of Africa, they met and mated with Neandertals about 100,000 years ago.
Science Mag
 | Archaeology
February 17, 2016
Burma, Asia
The harvestman, a spider relative also known as a daddy longlegs, was encased in amber during the Cretaceous in what is now Myanmar.
Live Science
 | Archaeology
February 03, 2016
China, Kazakhstan, Asia
Though they look nearly identical, according to the fossil record, lacewings emerged about 40 million years before butterflies.
Motherboard
 | Archaeology
February 03, 2016
Kenya, Africa
The authors of the study say the finding is the earliest scientifically dated evidence of violence between groups of ancient hunter-gatherers.
The Verge
 | Archaeology
January 21, 2016
Egypt, Africa
For the past three months a team of researchers from Egypt, France, Canada and Japan have been scanning four pyramids with thermal cameras to see if they contain unknown structures or cavities.
MSN
 | Archaeology
January 19, 2016
United Kingdom, Europe
Evidence that bluestones were quarried in Wales 500 years before they were put up in Wiltshire prompts theory that Stonehenge is 'second-hand monument'.
The Guardian
 | Archaeology
December 07, 2015
Egypt, Africa
Egyptian officials now say they are "90% sure" that there is a hidden chamber in King Tutankhamun's tomb.
BBC
 | Archaeology
November 28, 2015
Norway, Europe
Not only did the researchers date the forest as one of Earth's oldest, but they also suggest it may have contributed to a dramatic drop in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels traced to that time in our planet's distant past.
Yahoo
 | Archaeology
November 22, 2015
Russia, Europe
A new genetic analysis suggests that the recently discovered Denisovans lived in Eurasia for millennia.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
November 17, 2015
China, Asia
Archaeologists in China have made a unique discovery in a cemetery dating to (221 – 206 BC) - two bronze lamps that could 'swallow' smoke. Historians are hailing the discovery as the world's first known 'eco-friendly' lamps.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
November 16, 2015
World
Traces of beeswax were found trapped in the clay fabric of cooking vessels dating from between 9,000 and 4,000 years ago.
Discovery
 | Archaeology
November 13, 2015
Egypt, Africa
This 'impressive' anomaly within the Great Pyramid of Egypt could indicate something hidden behind the ancient walls.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
November 10, 2015
Greece, Europe
Archaeologists digging at Pylos, an ancient city on the southwest coast of Greece, have discovered the rich grave of a warrior who was buried at the dawn of European civilization.
National Post
 | Archaeology
October 27, 2015
Norway, Europe
A man in Norway recently stumbled across a 1,200-year-old Viking sword while walking an ancient route. The find dates from approximately 750 A.D. and is in exceptionally good condition.
CNN
 | Archaeology
October 25, 2015
Australia, Oceania
The Jack Hills in Western Australia contain rare relics of Earth's early history—tiny zircon crystals that formed more than 4 billion years ago. Now, scientists say these crystals may also hold important clues about the history of life.
ScienceMag
 | Archaeology
October 22, 2015
Ethiopia, Africa
A team of scientists reported that it had recovered the genome from a 4,500-year-old human skeleton in Ethiopia — the first time a complete assemblage of DNA has been retrieved from an ancient human in Africa.
New York Times
 | Archaeology
October 13, 2015
Egypt, Africa
Secret doors may conceal the burial chamber of Queen Nefertiti, but tantalizing clues await further testing.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
September 29, 2015
United States, North America
The animal was a variety of hadrosaur, a duck-billed dinosaur that roamed in herds. Northern Alaska likely was once covered by forest in a warmer climate. The dinosaur lived in darkness for months and probably experienced snow, researchers said.
AP
 | Archaeology
September 22, 2015
Italy, Europe
THINK the paleo diet makes sense? Well, you'll need a side-serve of archeology with that. Turns out cave men and women have been tucking into their porridge for at least 32,000 years.
news.come.au
 | Archaeology
September 15, 2015
South Africa, Africa
Scientists have discovered a new species of human ancestor deep in a South African cave, adding a baffling new branch to the family tree.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
September 12, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
Ninety stones measuring nearly 15ft tall and dating back more than 4,500 years have been discovered by archaeologists using radar machines.
Mirror
 | Archaeology
September 07, 2015
Egypt, Africa
An archaeologist says he may have found evidence that Nefertiti, the former Queen of Egypt, is secretly buried inside Tutankhamun's tomb.
BBC
 | Archaeology
August 18, 2015
Israel, Asia
An archaeological dig now in its 20th year has uncovered the entrance gate to Gath, the ancient Biblical city of the Philistines and onetime home of the giant Goliath.
USA TODAY
 | Archaeology
August 10, 2015
United States, North America
Researchers working along the side of a vertical cliff in Alaska’s Talkeetna Mountains have uncovered the 70-million-year-old fossils of a type of plesiosaur called an elasmosaur.
IFL Science
 | Archaeology
August 10, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
Parchment may have been written close to the time of the Prophet Muhammad.
World
An excavation of Qesem Cave near Tel Aviv yielded teeth containing the oldest direct evidence of an indoor barbecue - and the manmade environmental pollution that resulted.
IFL Science
 | Archaeology
June 22, 2015
Peru, South America
The statuettes are believed to represent two political figures and a priestess.
The Blaze
 | Archaeology
June 15, 2015
Canada, North America
One of the most unusual horned dinosaurs ever discovered lived some 69 million years ago in what is now southern Alberta.
History
 | Archaeology
June 06, 2015
United States, North America
On the fringe of archaeology have long been claims that the Chinese reached North America long before Europeans.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
June 06, 2015
Ethiopia, Africa
Anthropologists identified the fossils as belonging to a new human which lived around 3.4 million years ago.
Daily Mail
 | Archaeology
June 01, 2015
China, Asia
Until now, the assumption was that prehistoric reptiles took to the skies in one of two different ways, but Yi went for both options.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
April 30, 2015
Egypt, Africa, Middle East
Egyptologists have found carved basalt blocks in a chapel to King Nectanebo I - the last native Egyptian royal house before Alexander the Great conquered the country.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
April 20, 2015
Egypt, Africa
The paintings and some artifacts show the priests were involved in the sacred rite of mummification.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
April 07, 2015
Austria, Europe
The skeleton of a camel that lived in the 17th century during the second Ottoman-Habsburg war has been discovered in a refuse pit in Austria.
Live Science
 | Archaeology
April 03, 2015
South Africa, Africa
Both species blended ape-like and human-like traits but with different features.
CBC
 | Archaeology
April 02, 2015
Bolivia, South America
Using ground-penetrating radar, researchers also have reportedly found underground anomalies which they suspect might be monoliths.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
March 31, 2015
Iceland, Europe
Huge Icelandic study provides insight into the genome of a nation.
The Verge
 | Archaeology
March 26, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
It was at the top of the food chain, feeding mainly on fish, but it was also a danger for newly appeared dinosaurs and mammals that strayed too near the water.
CBC News
 | Archaeology
March 25, 2015
Argentina, South America
Researchers said that the buildings were probably never used by fugitive Nazis, because they found they could live freely in Argentine towns.
BBC
 | Archaeology
March 24, 2015

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