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1 hr ago | CBC News
An underground tunnel discovered during construction in Bannerman Park has piqued interest and sparked the rumour mill about whether the structure is an old drain, or a secret tunnel for people to travel through.
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5 hrs ago | Arkansas Online
DIGGING UP THE PAST: Duncan McKinnon, an anthropological archaeologist and visiting professor at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, will appear on the PBS series Time Team America airing on AETN.
9 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press
From stone age tools to the relics of a Georgian workhouse, the stories of Norfolk's rich archaeological heritage were unearthed at the county's rural life museum near Dereham.
11 hrs ago | Switched
An illustration of Bronze-Age lake dwellers in Switzerland and Germany, who may have buried children's skulls at the perimeter of their settlements as gifts to lake gods to ward off flooding.
15 hrs ago | The News and Tribune
After a day of digging holes about a couple feet deep, members of the Falls of the Ohio Archaeological Society finally struck gold - or glass, that is.
The year 1776 saw both the U.S. Declaration of Independence and publication of Gibbon's "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire."
Hundreds of people had a chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at an active archaeological site on Saturday.
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The Culture Ministry plans to cooperate with Interpol in a bid to trace some 100 Greek artifacts that have been missing since World War II and the subsequent Greek Civil War, Kathimerini has learned.
The earliest probable case of Down syndrome in the archaeological record comes from a 5- to 7-year-old child who lived in medieval France some 1,500 years ago, new research shows.
The wide-ranging objects on display at Buddha's Word, an exhibition at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, show how Tibetan book makers used the resources around them to produce manuscripts conveying the messages of a faith in which texts themselves are sacred objects.
The Peirce Island Committee is asking city officials to fund about $65,000 for further archeological study of Revolutionary War and War of 1812 dump sites, known as "middens," that were discovered on the island and are described as historically significant.
An expert on 16th-century guns identified the Mars after divers found this unique bronze cannon.
Archaeologists at the Colony of Avalon in eastern Newfoundland say they have unearthed a small copper crucifix that dates back to 1620s.
The dig at Corfe Castle is part of the Festival of Archaeology which is marked this month and will see events across the area including on Portland and at Puddletown.
An autopsy of a Korean mummy entombed in the 17th century shows that the middle-age man suffered from a potentially painful hernia during his lifetime, according to a new study.
Will.Dickey@Jacksonville.com--07/10/14--Equipment and supplies are ready at the Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program office for an expedition to search for the lost French fleet of Jean Ribault, which was lost in a hurricane 450 years ago.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 07:37 pm
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