The Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine

Untouched ancient burial chamber found in Turkey’s Muğla

by Dave Sadler
A burial chamber dating back to 2,400 years ago was recently unearthed at a construction site in the southwestern province of Muğla’s Milas district. Milas Archaeology Museum officials found 103 artifacts in the burial chamber, untouched and…

Pre Columbian Mediterranean round ship discovered for the first time by underwater archaeology expedition in Bulgaria’s black sea zone

by Dave Sadler
The world’s first ever well preserved sunken “round ship", a medieval Mediterranean ship which…

Ancient crossword puzzle found in Smyrna

by Dave Sadler
A crossword puzzle with top-to-bottom and left-to-right Greek words has been unearthed on the in the walls of a basilica at the Smyrna agora, located in İzmir’s İkiçeşmelik area. “It looks like an acrostic. The same words are defined both top to bottom and left to right…

Big Viking families nurtured murder

by Dave Sadler
Murder was a calculated family affair among Iceland’s early Viking settlers. And the bigger the family, the more bloodthirsty. Data from three family histories spanning six generations support the idea that disparities in family size have long influenced who killed whom in small-scale…

Archaeologists uncover 1,600 year-old artifact at Head-Smashed-In

by Dave Sadler
An artifact discovered 26 years ago at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump has finally been excavated, and is now on its way to the Royal Alberta Museum. Bob Dawe, lead archaeologist on the project from the Royal Alberta Museum, first found…

The Real Adventurer’s Guide to the Ancient City of Petra

by Dave Sadler
Visitor numbers to the iconic ruins of Petra, in the Jordanian desert, have dropped by half in the last five years. But fearless travelers don’t give up that easily. Here’s the best way to see one of the world’s most astounding archaeological sites.…

Ancient Britons’ teeth reveal people were ‘highly mobile’ 4,000 years ago

by Dave Sadler
Archaeologists have created a new database from the teeth of prehistoric humans found at ancient burial sites in Britain and Ireland that tell us a lot about their climate, their diet and even how far they may have…

Skeleton of a 19th-Century British Man Reveals He Wore a Corset

by Dave Sadler
The Industrial Revolution brought significant development to Europe in the late 18th and 19th centuries, but it also increased the risk of diseases like tuberculosis (TB), which spread like wildfire among people living in close quarters in…

Dog’s tooth leads to discovery of earliest known journey in UK history

by Dave Sadler
Archaeologists have discovered evidence of what they believe is the earliest known journey in British history: a 250-mile trip from York to Wiltshire made 7,000 years ago by a Mesolithic hunter-gatherer and his dog. Scientific…

Bronze Age cemeteries discovered in Bethlehem

by Dave Sadler
The Palestinian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said on Saturday that an "important archaeological discovery" was made in the Bethlehem area in the southern occupied West Bank. The statement highlighted that cemeteries dating back to the Bronze Age were found on a…
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