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Sometimes a portal opens into the world of legend. A stone is rolled away from an Egyptian tomb revealing a 3,300 year old Pharaoh's power and wealth.
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At twilight, a mist rolling up from southern Wisconsin's Crawfish River wraps the mysterious mounds of Aztalan, and the re-created stockade there.
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Amid mounting concerns over crumbling mosaics, collapsing walls and threats from local mafia clans, the Italian government has appointed a policeman to run Pompeii, one of the world's most impressive but least cared-for ancient sites.
Excavations at Ayia Varvara-Asprokremnos by archaeologists from the University of Toronto, Cornell University and the University of Cyprus have uncovered, among other objects, the earliest complete human figurine on the island.
In September, the Greek state laid off seven Nemea museum staff as part of an ongoing effort to streamline its civil service.
Of all the stones the ancients could have chosen to use in building Stonehenge, why did they pick those famous bluestones? For the study, researchers at the Royal College of Art in London tapped on more than 1,000 rocks in the Carn Menyn area of the Preseli Hills in southwestern Wales, the region where the iconic monument's bluestones are believed ... (more)
Today the descendant of a Confederate soldier is searching the former prison site for any artifacts those prisoners left behind.
The bones of a young woman who died of syphilis more than 500 years ago, the reassembled jaw of a man whose corpse was sold to surgeons at the London hospital in the 19th century and the contorted bone of an 18th-century man who lived for many years after he was shot through the leg, are among the remains of hundreds of individuals which can now be ... (more)
I read something annoying; always a good impetus for a blog entry. The offender this time is Nick Saunders of the University of Bristol, writing in Current World Archaeology #62 .
An archaeological dig seeking to confirm the site of San Antonio's first Spanish colonial mission could begin in the spring.
DAVID YAMAMOTO/SPECIAL TO THE STAR Fourth-grader Alec Torrero , 9, shows a piece of fiber he found while sorting "samples" from a simulated archaeological dig.
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Patrick M. Rowe, professor of art history at Pensacola State College, collects 19th and 20th century pieces that he organizes for art museum exhibitions.
It's a mystery that has intrigued Americans for centuries: What happened to the lost colonists of North Carolina's Roanoke Island? The settlers, who arrived in 1587, disappeared in 1590, leaving behind only two clues: the words "Croatoan" carved into a fort's gatepost and "Cro" etched into a tree.
Archaeologists digging at Lord Buddha's birthplace have uncovered remains of the earliest ever "Buddhist shrine".
The remains of a 900-year-old estate that has a fountain in its garden have been discovered in excavations carried out at the entrance to Ramle, in an area where a bridge is slated to be constructed as part of the new Highway 44, the Israel Antiquities Authority revealed Sunday.