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08.23.2020
Three years ago, in a virtually unexplored part of northern Saudi Arabia, exceptional animal sculptures depicting life-sized camelids and equids were discovered. Where they carved by the Nabateans...
Article
01.09.2020
Recent years have seen the return of French archaeological missions to Iraq. A project launched last spring plans to use innovative cartography techniques to help Iraqis conserve their heritage.
Article
11.18.2019
In the year 79 CE, the eruption of Vesuvius froze the life of Pompeii in one brief instant. Nearly two thousand years later, archaeologists are trying to reconstruct the city’s history and activity....
Article
10.17.2019
Every single piece of debris from the Notre-Dame blaze is being collected by scientists. Working in coordination with rope access technicians and mini-excavators, a team of researchers are hard at...
Video
06.28.2019

There are thousands of cave art sites nested in Zimbabwe's Matobo Hills. A team of archaeologists and cave art specialists have teamed up to try to understand these mysterious paintings.

Opinion
06.27.2019
Frédéric Épaud, a specialist on medieval frameworks, discusses the falsehoods that circulated after the fire that ravaged Notre-Dame on April 15.