Archaeologists have uncovered cultic buildings and materials at what they believe may be the Hittite cultic center and royal city of Zippalanda.
A new decade-long study reveals that the Luwian culture extended further and lasted longer than those of Mycenean Greece or the Hittites.
Nearly two thousand Hittite tablets are being read for the first time using artificial intelligence.
A German undersecretary has called for the return of the Pergamon Altar and the bust of Nefertiti.
Turkish Archaeological News provides a summary of the major stories of 2022.
Archaeologists believe they have discovered a temple of Poseidon near Samikon, Greece.
Large-scale excavations in Thessaloniki are revealing impressive finds from the Hellenistic and Roman periods.
Greek authorities have announced an upgrade masterplan for the archaeological site of Corinth. The plan includes the building of a new museum.
“A team of international researchers analyzing the genomes of ancient human remains has discovered that, unlike in other European societies of the period, first cousins in Minoan Crete and Mycenaean Greece frequently married each other.”
NY Times: “The British Museum and Greece’s prime minister are getting closer to a deal on returning the so-called Elgin Marbles to Athens.”
“The archaeological park of Pompeii has found a low-tech way to prevent the site from being overrun by vegetation: hungry sheep.”
A new study of Roman concrete reveals that its longevity owes to its ability to “heal” its own cracks when exposed to water.
After 20 years of restoration, the House of Vettii in Pompeii was opened to the public.
This excellent two-minute video explains explains how the ancient Romans built roads.
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