Archaeology

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Scientists find evidence of humans making clothes 120,000 years ago
Tools and bones in Moroccan cave could be some of earliest evidence of the hallmark human behaviour

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

16, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Stonehenge project launched to repair deep lintel cracks
Climate crisis and unsympathetic 1950s repairs have taken a toll on prehistoric structure

Steven Morris

13, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Details of rare bronze age coffin found in golf course pond revealed
Size of telephone box, coffin thought to be 4,000 years old and includes well-preserved axe among remains

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

10, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘It’s exactly like a puzzle’: experts on piecing together Roman fresco find
House in southern France yielded find of outstanding wall paintings dating from 1st century BC

Kim Willsher in Paris

03, Sep, 2021 @4:15 PM

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David Rudkin obituary
Other lives: Archaeologist and curator who promoted the value of Fishbourne Roman palace to the nation

James Hamilton

30, Aug, 2021 @10:42 AM

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Country diary: all around the Bone Caves, the stillness is spectacular
Assynt, Sutherland: Here lay the bones of bears, wolves and humans, the past looming heavy on the present

Amanda Thomson

30, Aug, 2021 @4:30 AM

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‘Genetic fossil’: intact DNA from woman who lived 7,200 years ago discovered in Indonesia
Skeleton of hunter-gatherer found in Leang Panninge cave sheds light on ancient human migration

Donna Lu

25, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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York City FC seeks relatives to find ashes buried under old pitch
Historic England project aims to find ashes of fans buried at football ground slated for redevelopment

Alexandra Topping

19, Aug, 2021 @2:08 PM

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Human remains in tomb are best-preserved ever found in Pompeii
Former slave who rose through the social ranks was interred at necropolis of Porta Sarno before AD79

Angela Giuffrida Rome correspondent

17, Aug, 2021 @11:56 AM

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Part of Hadrian’s Wall discovered in Newcastle city centre
Exact location in north-east England city of Roman empire’s northern frontier was previously unknown

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

11, Aug, 2021 @3:40 PM

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1,000-year-old remains in Finland may be non-binary iron age leader
DNA suggests body buried in feminine attire with swords had Klinefelter syndrome, researchers say

Jon Henley

09, Aug, 2021 @1:23 PM

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Pompeii’s fast food joint unearthed in 2019 opens to public
Frescoed relic frozen by ash from Vesuvius eruption reveals snack bar used by poor residents of Roman city

Angela Giuffrida

09, Aug, 2021 @12:46 PM

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