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Win Scutt (EAA Social Media Editor)

30 fine gemstones, 40 women’s hairpins and 35 glass beads have been found in a drain during archaeological excavations of an opulent #Roman bathhouse next to the Hadrian's Wall fort at Carlisle, UK.

Headless skeletons in a settlement trench: A 7000-year-old mass grave? Last summer's excavations by Slovak-German team at #neolithic site of Vráble-Ve`lke, Lehemby, Slovakia.

Anglo-Saxon monasteries were more resilient to #Viking attacks than previously thought. Lyminge, a monastery in Kent, UK, endured repeated attacks, but resisted collapse for almost a century, say University of Reading archaeologists.

Shipwreck of Gribshunden (1495), flagship of King Hans of Denmark and Norway, have revealed diverse artifacts including exotic spices imported from far distant origins: saffron, ginger, clove, peppercorns, and almond.

First solid scientific evidence that Vikings brought animals to Britain.

"How Should Scientists Navigate the Ethics of Ancient Human DNA Research?", an interesting discussion in Knowable Magazine.

Who made these earliest stone tools made 2.6 to 3 million years ago in Kenya? A species of Early Homo or perhaps of Paranthropus? A remarkable new paper in the journal Science.

Neanderthals hunted elephants: Earliest evidence found of humans killing elephants for food."

Bronze Age well contents reveal the history of animal resources in Mycenae, Greece. Analysis of a refuse dump, including dog and livestock animal remains, provides clues to food availability and destruction over time.

A 23,000-year-old southern Iberian individual links human groups that lived in Western Europe before and after the Last Glacial Maximum.

Scandinavian scientists say they have identified the oldest-known inscription referencing the Norse god Odin on part of a gold disc unearthed in western Denmark in 2020.

Geo-archaeologist Dr Simon Fitch from the University of Bradford is about to embark on a “first of its kind” mission to map sunken ice age landscapes lost to the oceans millennia ago.

Archaeologists in France have found one of the first residential sites belonging to the prehistoric builders of some of Europe's first monumental stone structures.

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