Archaeology in Europe News

2017/04/07

Why you should take your kids to Britain's smelliest attraction

Scent is the most underrated element of travel. Consider: lavender-infused Provencal fields or sulphuric water in Iceland. Each smell evokes a fundamental aspect of its place of origin. And, if you are under the age of 12, or know someone who is, consider...

A Lost Roman City Has Been Discovered in Southern France

For the first time in over a thousand years, archeologists have laid eyes on the ancient Roman town of Ucetia, which is decked out with some surprisingly well-preserved mosaics.The discovery by the French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological...

Prehistoric cannibalism not just driven by hunger, study reveals

Humans are less nutritious than other forms of meat, findings show, indicating complex social motivations may be behind our ancestors’ cannibalismEvidence of cannibalism found at a number of prehistoric sites indicate our ancestors as well as other...

Crusader Wreck Tells Tale Of Crusader Holy Land Conquest

Crusader Wreck Tells Tale Of Crusader Holy Land Conquest

Christian knights and Mameluke warriors were fighting on the walls. Now the wreck of a 13th century ship reveals the desperate bid to save the Holy Land.A Crusader-era book illumination showing a Christian ship at sea. A wreck near the port of Acre dates...

DÉCOUVERTE D’UN SANCTUAIRE GALLO-ROMAIN À MURVIEL-LÈS-MONTPELLIER

Cette fouille a donné lieu à la découverte des vestiges d’un sanctuaire gallo-romain. Dimanche 9 avril 2017, les archéologues présenteront leurs découvertes au  public, lors de visites guidées.Àl’occasion de l’aménagement d’un lotissement par Rambier...

2017/04/05

Evidence of ancient 'geological Brexit' revealed

The UK has now started the formal process of leaving the EU, but scientists say they have evidence of a much earlier "Brexit".They have worked out how a thin strip of land that once connected ancient Britain to Europe was destroyed.The researchers believe...

2017/04/03