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Students under the direction of Steven Fine, a biblical archaeologist at Yeshiva University, are attempting to decipher the script on a 1,600-year-old sandstone Jewish tombstone taken from the majority Christian city of Zoar in modern-day Jordan .
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Image Caption: The Near Eastern Wildcat, native to Western Asia and Africa, is believed to be the primary ancestor of all domestic cats now living around the globe.
Continuing its popular tradition, The Jewish Museum will be open on Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25 from 11am to 4:30pm.
One of the visitor center's prime attractions is the reconstructed head of a Neolithic man's skeleton found nearby.
The annual rock River Archaeology road show is a special program held each year in December that features members and guests sharing their artifacts.
St Andrews University archaeologists are appealing to the public to help find sites that have been uncovered by the storms.
One does not normally think of ancient Hawaii when thinking about the early societies of Egypt and China, Mesopotamia and Mesoamerica, the Indus Valley and the Incas.
As a non-cat person, I have long been perplexed by this state of affairs, in which millions and millions of humans around the world have wound up sharing a home with these odd creatures.
Their findings, which appear in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , confirm that burials took place in western Europe prior to the arrival of modern humans.
An amateur archaeologist was testing a new metal detector in Wetumpka on Sunday when he made a discovery that he likely will not soon forget.
We have all heard of the city of Idu. Right? Thousands of families living there, carrying out their normal lives, government housed in lavish buildings, written documents, trade, religion, etc.
Archaeologists working at the site of an 80 million housing regeneration have unearthed evidence of a prehistoric settlement dating back around 2,000 years.
Egyptologist Dr. Monica Hanna has been named the 2014 recipient of the SAFE Beacon Award, in honor of her work with the Egyptian Heritage Task Force to publicize looting at Egypt's archaeology and heritage sites.
Prince William County school officials are considering how to re-inter remains and artifacts from a cemetery discovered at the site of a high school under construction.
Slipping hillsides of clay, mud and gravel entombed an enormous necropolis below today's Vatican City State, keeping its underground "city of the dead" safely sealed for two millennia.