Tag Archives: archaeology

UK and Italian scientists used neutron techniques at UK’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to investigate 3000 year old Egyptian vases

SWINDON, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have used neutron techniques at the UK’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to non-invasively investigate the contents of two containers from the tomb of a married couple who walked the streets of ancient Egypt … Read the full press release

New project to install contemporary artworks among the ancient ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii

A fascinating new project will see contemporary artworks installed among the ancient ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii, creating two art venues in stunning, historically resonant settings. NEWCASTLE, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Over the next year, two Roman houses – the House … Read the full press release

Study: dramatic climate event with a sudden drop in average temperatures had no substantial impact on human activity at Star Carr

Pioneering early people who lived at the end of the last ice age actually carried on with life as usual despite plummeting temperatures, a study at a world-famous archaeological site in North Yorkshire suggests. YORK, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading … Read the full press release

University of Southampton Dr Karen Ruebens’ examination of stone tools and handaxe designs from 80 Neanderthal sites indicated distinct Neanderthal cultures

19-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A study by a postgraduate researcher at the University of Southampton has found that Neanderthals were more culturally complex than previously acknowledged. Two cultural traditions existed among Neanderthals living in what is now northern Europe between 115,000 … Read the full press release