Malta’s Underwater Heritage


Recent intensive remote sensing surveys of the seabed continue to expand knowledge about the underwater cultural heritage of the Maltese Islands. The primary objective of […]

Għar Għerduf


Għar Għerduf is a truly unique Roman burial site in Gozo that has always attracted the attention of scholars interested in our islands’ archaeology. Already […]

Pure Stone


From about the late first century BCE, a stone-vessel industry emerged in ancient Palestine which produced a unique corpus of chalkstone vessels whose distribution is […]

Archaeo-astronomy meets Archaeology


The archaeological record of the European Neolithic is marked by thousands of megalithic monuments of varied styles. Patterns in the orientation of similar megaliths betray […]

The use of ancient DNA studies


The study of ancient DNA is becoming increasingly useful for gaining information which cannot be obtained through traditional archaeological methods. The Maltese climate is not […]