Early limb amputation in Borneo

The fossilised remains, which date to between 31,000 and 30,000 years ago, were found during excavations at Liang Tebo. Previously, the earliest known evidence of surgical amputation came from a farmer in France c.7,000 years ago…

New discoveries in Nîmes

The excavations revealed at least 50 burials dating to the Roman period, including inhumation graves, cremation urns, and signs of funerary pyres.…

New discoveries at Ephesus

Archaeologists working in Ephesus, Turkey, have uncovered a new section of the ancient city: a business and gastronomical district dating to the early Byzantine period. The discovery was made by researchers from the Archaeological Institute of the ÖAW (Austrian Academy of Sciences), who were carrying out investigations in Ephesus as…

8,000 years of footprints preserved at Formby

The tracks of 593 individual animals were identified, representing 401 large animals and 192 humans – making this one of the largest-known concentrations of predominately prehistoric faunal tracks in the world.…

Rare ford unearthed at Evesham

It appears to be Roman in date, but it was found on the grounds of a medieval deer park and could equally date to any time before the 18th-19th century.…

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