Archaeology

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‘Miniature Pompeii’ found beneath former cinema in Verona
Ancient Roman building with ‘magnificent frescoed walls’ appears to have been survived a fire

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

15, Jun, 2021 @4:15 AM

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Medieval fashion for pointy shoes linked to rise in bunions
Cambridge research suggests foot problem was more common after Blackadder-style shoe became popular

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

11, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Acropolis now: Greeks outraged at concreting of ancient site
Installation of new pathway and lift has been criticised by archaeologists and called ‘a scandal’

Helena Smith in Athens

10, Jun, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Skeletons of Viking men to be reunited in Danish exhibition
DNA tests on ancient bones show men were related and died following violent incidents

Ian Sample Science editor

09, Jun, 2021 @6:29 PM

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Will Britain’s future archaeologists discover a plastic-coated coastline?
Early settlers left flint tools and wooden relics. As sea levels rise again, what we leave behind may expose the reason for our demise

Paul Brown

08, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Shackled skeleton identified as rare evidence of slavery in Roman Britain
‘Internationally significant’ discovery of male with burial chains in Great Casterton is first of its kind

Mark Brown

07, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Prehistoric carvings of red deer found in Scottish neolithic tomb
Amateur archaeologist exploring Dunchraigaig cairn found animal depictions by chance

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

31, May, 2021 @1:02 PM

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Help our profession or UK’s shared history will be lost, say archaeologists
Brexit and university cutbacks are fuelling a crisis in recruitment of skilled workers

Dalya Alberge

30, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Site in Syria could be world’s oldest war memorial, study finds
Archaeologists say White Monument in Tal Banat was tribute to war dead of 3rd millennium BC

Martin Chulov

27, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Derek Keene obituary
Historian who painted a vivid picture of life in medieval cities such as London and Winchester

Christopher Dyer

25, May, 2021 @3:15 PM

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23, May, 2021 @3:42 PM

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Stonehenge research at risk if Sheffield archaeology unit closes, say experts
University of Sheffield’s archaeology team argue vital work will be lost if threatened closure goes ahead

Steven Morris

21, May, 2021 @12:26 PM

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