SELINUNTE (TRAPANI) – A miniature Pompeii may be hiding beneath the temples in the Selinunte Archaeological Park in Sicily, according to archaeologists, geologists and geomorphologists working at the site. Geologists from the University of Camerino, using a thermal imaging camera mounted on a drone, found thermal anomalies traceable to important structures that were… more »
Several fellowships for the full academic year at the School are available to students who plan to stay on or return to the School to pursue independent research, usually for their Ph.D. dissertation. Please note that some fellowships are designated for specific areas of research. Regular Members and Student Associate Members who wish to stay another year… more »
Spend three weeks this summer in Crete gaining hands-on experience in excavation, recovery and study of the human skeletal remains at the burial ground of Orthi Petra and the site’s archaeological museum. For the duration of the program, students are based in Eleutherna, an agricultural and shepherding community, and immersed in local culture.… more »
The Schuch-Friends of Classics Post-Doctoral Fellow in Classics and Digital Humanities
The Department of Classics and Humanities at San Diego State University invites applications for an anticipated one-year appointment (renewable for a second year) for the Schuch-Friends of Classics Post-Doctoral Fellow in Classics and Digital Humanities.
The Schuch-FOC fellowship offers the successful candidate a… more »
Slovakia has another unique archaeological object, an ancient game found in 2006 when researching the tomb of a Germanic prince in Poprad. After its conservation and further research, experts found the game has no parallel in Europe.
The game, over 1,600 years old, consists of chess-like squares with green and white playing pieces… more »
Archaeologist Carl William Blegen was on the faculty at the University of Cincinnati from 1927 to 1957. His discoveries at Troy in Turkey and the Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Greece remain two of the 20th century’s most important archaeological discoveries in Greek prehistory.
Today, UC archeologists continue to make significant discoveries.… more »
ROME – An Etruscan settlement that dates back to the 9th century BC has been found on the Sardinian coasts near Olbia. The presence emerged during a review of the findings of recent years by the archaeological superintendency for the Sassari and Nuoro provinces. The area of the settlement – according to a… more »
The Ministry of Antiquities announced discovering a collection of archaeological pieces and remains of tombs that date back to the Greco-Roman era in Al-Abd Theatre in Alexandria. The discovery came through an excavation work carried out in the Hellenistic cemetery.
The collected pieces, verified with lamps, depict scenes of deities and vessels that… more »
CAIRO – 10 January 2018: An official statement released by the Ministry of Antiquities mentioned that a number of archaeological elements and remains of tombs, dating back to the Greco-Roman era, were uncovered during excavations carried out in the eastern section of the Hellenistic cemetery by an Egyptian archaeological mission working at Al-Abd… more »