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It's one of the more poignant stories in the history of museology: a collection of rare and priceless artefacts from Afghanistan, believed to have been lost to the country's seemingly perennial political conflict, are discovered stashed away in the vaults of the presidential palace in Kabul, untouched and preserved while wars raged on around them.
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6 hrs ago | Sentencing Law and Policy
The title of this post is the title of this notable new paper by Brennan Hughes available via SSRN.
10 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen
Eric Besherse uses a draw-knife to peel the next log for building Canada's newest pithouse, while fellow student Morgan Paulson and main instructor Vince Prince place timbers in the background.
14 hrs ago | Guardian-series.co.uk
The remains of a 14th century medieval manor house are being excavated beneath Walthamstow Stadium's former car park prior to development of the site.
18 hrs ago | Ledbury Reporter
Ewyas Harold History and Archaeology Group has received a A 9,900 Sharing Heritage grant grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for its "Big Dig Ewyas" project.
19 hrs ago | The Tribune
Three universities in Indiana have been awarded a total of $1.25 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Searching for Ribault's shipwrecks The search is on for what could be the oldest French shipwrecked vessel in the New World.
Forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Bass says he thinks forensic evidence to identify bodies from Malaysia Flight 17 has already been compromised.
For the past four years, Helen Fisher, an anthropologist and author of Anatomy of Love, has been crunching the numbers from a massive sex survey undertaken by the Match.com dating site.
Volunteer Heather Engwer of Lake George examines an artifact during an archaeological field school dig at Lake George Battlefield Park on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Lake George, N.Y. The summer project is focusing on a site that saw heavy military activity during the 18th century, with American, British, French and American Indian forces battling ... (more)
Flooding from sea level rise is threatening to wash away many of Boston's historical buildings and archaeological sites, according to WGBH News.
Community archaeologist Emily Gillott with a fragment of medieval pottery found at the Rufford dig, above.
The annual Bush Tucker Trial was held at the Salmon Inn, Belford on Sunday night between a team of locals and American archaeological students.
Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered a cemetery in the 2,700-year-old ancient port of Rome where they believe the variety of tombs found reflects the bustling town's multicultural nature.
FOLLOWING the overwhelming success of the Saxon Princess exhibition a prequel gallery has opened at Kirkleatham Museum showing how people lived in east Cleveland 5,000 years ago.
The North Shore's underwater archaeological heritage includes more than ships, like this Second World War United States Air Force Catalina float plane that crashed off Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan.
A first lesson in rediscovering the Mayan architecture that built their many impressive temples has been that each successive generation took a lesson from the past, literally, and covered the existing structure with another.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 06:50 pm
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