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The earliest Mesolithic encampment at Stonehenge has been discovered and it will reveal how Britain’s oldest ancestors lived – but it could be damaged if Government plans for a tunnel at Stonehenge go ahead.
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2014 has been a year of countless discoveries in archaeology, pushing the boundaries of scientific research and our understanding of the past. #archaeology #archeology #archaeologist #archeologist  
2014 has been a year of countless discoveries in archaeology, pushing the boundaries of scientific research and our understanding of the past. The following "Top Ten List" has been compiled by an analysis of trending stories with the most site visits for HeritageDaily.
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The main feature is a 20-meter-high corridor with a complex system of arches, allowing the King and his entourage direct passage into the palace courtyard. During the excavations, the original palace vestibule, decorated with painted frescoes, was also exposed.
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A team of archaeologists led by the University of Bradford has unveiled the first scientific evidence of frankincense being used in Roman burial rites in Britain. The findings – published today in the Journal of Archaeological Science – prove that, even while the Roman Empire was declining, these precious substances were being transported to its furthest northern outpost.
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Archaeologists from the University of Southampton have revealed for the first time the plan of a network of buildings in a once thriving medieval city at the historic site of Old Sarum, near Salisbury.
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Researchers from the University of Hawai'i (UH) and NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries today announced the discovery of an intact "ghost ship" in 2,000 feet of water nearly 20 miles off the coast of Oahu.
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The fearsome reputation of the Vikings has made them the subject of countless exhibitions, books and films - however, surprisingly little is known about their more southerly exploits in Spain.
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An impressive farm house, 2,800 years old, which comprised twenty-three rooms, was exposed in recent weeks during archaeological excavations the Israel Antiquities Authority is carrying out in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin before the city is enlarged in an initiative by the Ministry of Construction.
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Washington State University researchers have detailed the role of localized climate change in one of the great mysteries of North American archaeology: the depopulation of southwest Colorado by ancestral Pueblo people in the late 1200s.
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A new technique of analysing DNA found in ancient parchments can unveil specific information on the development of agriculture across the centuries.
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Heritage Daily is an independent online archaeology news magazine, dedicated to the heritage and historical sector. We identified the need for a central resource offering the latest archaeologyl news, journals, articles and press releases..

Our contributors range from students currently studying archaeology at University, professional academics working in the field, historians and those with an interest in the archaeological discipline. We accept stories from anyone wishing to constribute and publish their material on a leading editorial platform.

Heritage Daily is staffed by a volunteer team of archaeologists, corresponding from all corners of the world. Staff are based in Norway, the United States, Egypt, Australia and with our main editorial team based in the United Kingdom London.