The Archaeology News Network

2017/08/11

Ancient city in Amasra under excavation

Ancient city in Amasra under excavation

Featuring a museum full of numerous ancient artifacts, many of which were found by chance, the Amasra (Greek Amastris) district of the modern Turkish Bartın province on the Black Sea is conducting an excavation aimed at unearthing a 5,000-year-old ancient...

Galilee excavations reveal 2,000-year-old stone vessel workshop

Galilee excavations reveal 2,000-year-old stone vessel workshop

A rare workshop for the production of chalkstone vessels, dated to the Roman period, is currently being excavated at Reina in Lower Galilee. Stone vessels unearthed inside the ancient workshop [Credit: Samuel Magal, IAA]Excavations are unearthing a small...

Bombed and looted ancient Cambodian city poised for rebirth

Bombed and looted ancient Cambodian city poised for rebirth

It has survived centuries of monsoon rains, a US bombing campaign and rampant looting. Now the ancient temple city of Sambor Prei Kuk in Cambodia is finally ready for a renaissance—and is teasing tourists to its forest-cocooned ruins.Sambor Prei Kuk,...

2017/08/10

Viking Borgring fortress discovered in Denmark

Viking Borgring fortress discovered in Denmark

A rare archaeological discovery has brought to light a historic 10th century Viking fortress to the south of Copenhagen.The Borgring fortress was discovered using airborne laser technology. It was built during the reign of the Viking king Harald...