Analysis of Roman coinage sheds light on financial crisis

A study involving the scientific analysis of Roman coinage has revealed a significant debasement in the value of silver denarii at the start of the 1st century BC, shedding new light on a financial crisis alluded to by Roman statesman and writer Marcus Tullius Cicero in his essay on moral…

Earliest evidence of ear surgery identified in Neolithic skull

Archaeologists in Spain have unearthed a 5,300-year-old Neolithic skull bearing the earliest known evidence of ear surgery ‘in the history of humankind’. Since 2016, excavations at the Dolmen of El Pendón in Burgos, Spain, have shed light on a megalithic monument used as a tomb and ossuary during several phases…

Scythian plate

The plate was found in 2021 at the Devitsa V cemetery in the Ostrogozhsky District of the Voronezh region, Russia.…

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