Top 10 Discoveries of 2023

Features January/February 2024

ARCHAEOLOGY magazine reveals the year’s most exciting finds
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  • Top 10 Discoveries of 2023 January/February 2024

    Sacred Spring

    San Casciano dei Bagni, Italy

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  • Top 10 Discoveries of 2023 January/February 2024

    Earliest Carpenters

    Kalambo River, Zambia

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  • Top 10 Discoveries of 2023 January/February 2024

    Cave of Swords

    Ein Gedi, Israel

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    Israel Ein Gedi Cave Swords
  • Top 10 Discoveries of 2023 January/February 2024

    A Painted Prayer

    Old Dongola, Sudan

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  • Top 10 Discoveries of 2023 January/February 2024

    Magical Mesoamerican Relics

    Mexico City, Mexico

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  • Top 10 Discoveries of 2023 January/February 2024

    Hunter-Gatherer Fortresses

    Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Russia

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  • Top 10 Discoveries of 2023 January/February 2024

    Inca Workers' Homelands

    Machu Picchu, Peru

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  • Top 10 Discoveries of 2023 January/February 2024

    World's Oldest Book

    El Hibeh, Egypt

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  • Top 10 Discoveries of 2023 January/February 2024

    Imperial Menagerie

    Xi’an, China

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    (Clockwise from top-left: Courtesy Hu Songmei; Yulia/Adobe Stock; Courtesy Hu Songmei; Ondrejprosicky/Adobe Stock)
  • Top 10 Discoveries of 2023 January/February 2024

    The Fiddler's Theater

    Rome, Italy

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  • Top 10 Discoveries of 2023 January/February 2024

    More From 2023's Top 10 Discoveries

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    Aerial view of the thermal baths and sanctuary at San Casciano dei Bagni
    (Italy Soprintendenza ABAP per le province di Siena, Grosseto e Arezzo and Comune di San Casciano dei Bagni, Courtesy Jacopo Tabolli)
  • Artifacts November/December 2023

    Sculpture of a Fist

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    (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Bridgeman Art Library)
  • Around the World November/December 2023

    ALASKA

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  • Digs & Discoveries November/December 2023

    Anglo-Saxon Style Marker

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  • Features November/December 2023

    China's River of Gold

    Excavations in Sichuan Province reveal the lost treasure of an infamous seventeenth-century warlord

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    (Courtesy Liu Zhiyan)