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Archaeologists in Rome have unearthed a massive section of the ancient port city of Ostia, shedding new light on the city's historical significance.
11 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald
Georgia Southern University faculty members and students celebrated the life of a longtime anthropology professor who recently died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
11 hrs ago | Live Science
The tiles, which could be nearly 2,000 years old, date back to Britain's early Roman era.
11 hrs ago | NBC29
A team of volunteers helped build a log cabin on the site where slave quarters once stood on the property.
12 hrs ago | The Block Island Times
Last June, my friend Judy Schrafft, who is a member of the Explorer's Club and dives all over the world, was reading an archaeological magazine in my kitchen and fell across an ad for a trip to Egypt that included a fair amount of time with Dr. Zahi Hawass, Egypt's ex-minister of antiquities and the maker of many television documentaries.
15 hrs ago | Mashable
People of numerous pre-Columbian civilizations in northern Chile, including the Incas and the Chinchorro culture, suffered from chronic arsenic poisoning due to their consumption of contaminated water, new research suggests.
18 hrs ago | University City Review
Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price today announced that John L. Jackson Jr., the Richard Perry University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Advisor for Diversity in the Office of the Provost, has been named dean of Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice.
It was a simple pottery jar with cork in it. But when the team from the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command eased the cork out of it, the air that came out was nearly 200 years old, perhaps created by the organic material it had stored on the sloop-rigged floating battery Scorpion before it was scuttled Aug. 22, ... (more)
A face carved into a tree trunk was discovered by forestry workers in a remote location up Toba Inlet.
That a patrician New Yorker was in an open marriage during the early 20th century is an attention grabber, ergo the title of my post.
A year and a half after Yale returned the last of hundreds of Machu Picchu artifacts to Peru, the Yale Peabody Museum faces a new charge of cultural theft - this time about two carvings from a native Alaskan tribe.
The intricately patterned mosaic was uncovered in the late 1950s on a new housing development in Moot Close, Downton.
One of the men credited with finding the Confederate submarine, The Hunley, is adding another major underwater search to his resume.
The opening scene of Informed Consent at Geva Theatre really reminded me of the theme of the exhibit "Race: Are We So Different" that appeared at the Rochester Museum and Science Center last year.
This is one of the three copper masked infant male mummies found at the site. Each mummy was bound in four or five copper hoops two inches wide.
Gut response. These Hadza women have different gut bacteria than Hadza men, probably because they eat a lot of high-fiber tuberous root vegetables.