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Rare Medieval text printed by William Caxton found in Reading University archives

Pages printed more than 500 years ago by William Caxton rediscovered in an archive have been hailed as a "thrilling" find.<p>The two pages, thought to be the only surviving examples from a priest handbook dating back to late 1476 or early 1477, were found buried in a box at Reading University's …

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New online tool enables anyone with Internet access to search satellite images for ancient ruins.<p>She’s been described as a hybrid of Indiana Jones and Google Earth. Now archaeologist Sarah Parcak—who pioneered the use of satellite imagery to discover lost cities and buried ruins—has an ambitious …

Archaeology

Ancient Roman House and Phallic Amulets Discovered in Israel

A house dating back around 1,900 years, which is decorated with frescoes showing scenes of nature, has been discovered at the archaeological site of …

How plants can provide clues about the spread of ancient civilizations

Indiana Jones may have found a few more lost temples if he'd known a thing or two about plants. By mapping the distribution of tree species with known archaeological sites in the Amazon basin, scientists have discovered that humans shaped the makeup of the Amazon forests over thousands of years.<p>The …

A Traditional Neanderthal Home

<b>Rising out of</b> the English Channel on the island of Jersey is one of the longest-occupied Neanderthal sites in the world. “La Cotte de Saint Brelade …

Archaeology

Trading Places: Smuggling and the American Revolution

American history has always been decided by its people, as England learned when it attempted to impose harsh trade restrictions on its new colony in …

In Love With Archaeology

Perhaps there is nothing new under the sun, but there’s much that’s new under the earth—or, rather, much that is very, very old keeps coming up and surprising us with its novelty. In recent decades, advances in surveying techniques and the overall shrinking of the globe have spurred the pace of …

Ancient palace revealed under destroyed Mosul shrine

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi archaeologists think that tunnels dug by Islamic State militants under a destroyed shrine in Mosul have revealed the palace …

Kepler telescope shows Trappist-1 in glorious low-resolution

An 11x11 pixel GIF shows a planet passing in front of a dwarf star.