Hobbyist archaeologists identify thousands of ancient sites in England | Archaeology | The Guardian

Exclusive: Bronze age remains and Roman roads among 12,802 sites discovered using latest technology Bronze age burial mounds, Roman roads and deserted medieval villages are among almost 13,000 previously-unknown ancient sites and monuments that have been discovered by members of the public in recent months, it will be announced this week. Truck drivers and doctors … Read more

Archaeologists Find the Lost Remnants of America’s First Soldiers

The Revolutionary War artifacts tell the story of what General Cornwallis tried to destroy forever—but couldn’t erase. British General Charles Cornwallis ordered the burning of a Continental Army barracks in Colonial Williamsburg in 1781. What he hoped to destroy forever was recently found by archaeologists, giving experts a fresh perspective on the life of Continental … Read more

Mystery of 28 Horse Skeletons Unearthed in Ancient France

The initial intrigue of discovering a mix of buildings, pits, ditches, and a path from around the 6th century in France quickly took second fiddle to the discovery of nine pits containing oddly arranged horse remains dated from 100 B.C. to 100 A.D. The first pit excavated revealed 10 full horses, each lying on its … Read more

Submerged Roman structure found in the waters near Campo di Mare

Previous studies in 2021 found a column made from cipollino marble, leading to the discovery of a submerged circular structure measuring 50 metres in diameter. According to experts, the structure is a pavilion belonging to a Roman villa, the extent of which is yet to be uncovered. Excavations by the Underwater Archaeology Service of the … Read more

Archaeologists may have finally decoded purpose of UK’s mysterious ‘Seahenge’ structure | The Independent

Please refresh the page or navigate to another page on the site to be automatically logged inPlease refresh your browser to be logged in Researchers estimate strange structure built using timbers dating from Spring 2049 BC Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile A 4,000-year-old timber circle on a Norfolk beach … Read more

Archaeologists discover Norman bridge during dig

Archaeologists have discovered a Norman bridge during a dig in a West Sussex city. Experts working in Chichester’s Priory Park have uncovered the remains of a military causeway that would have led to the city’s 11th Century castle. The team from Chichester and District Archaeology Society made the discovery during an excavation in the park … Read more

28 ‘carefully placed’ horses in ancient burial in France may have been part of a sacrificial ritual | Live Science

When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Here’s how it works. Based on the positioning of the horses, researchers determined that the animals may have been buried as part of a sacrifice. Archaeologists in France have discovered ancient pits containing the skeletal remains of more than two dozen … Read more

New bipedal dinosaur species unearthed in major Zimbabwe discovery – The Jerusalem Post

International scientists discovered the fossilized remains of a previously unknown species of dinosaur in Zimbabwe, Phys.org reported on Thursday.The research was an international joint effort by scientists from the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa, the Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe, Stony Brook University in New York and was led by Prof Paul Barrett … Read more