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Hundreds of people had a chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at an active archaeological site on Saturday.
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4 hrs ago | EKathimerini
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.
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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.
13 hrs ago | University of Cambridge
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.
Antelope Walk caretaker and keen archaeologist and historian Terry McGrath recently discovered a tunnel underneath the county town shopping street that was believed to have been used by the renowned Judge Jeffreys.
Archeological work done at land surrounding the Blenheim sewerage works before its upgrade shows the area was used after early Maori settlers left the Wairau Bar in the 13th century.
The skull of a 5- to 7-year-old child who lived in medieval France shows signs of Down syndrome; for instance, the skull was short and broad, and flattened at the base.
Federal officials have ordered an investigation into a whistleblower's allegations that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation routinely hid widespread mismanagement of human remains the agency collected while it built and managed dams across California, Nevada and Oregon.
The Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria - the Islamic extremist group that swept through Northern Iraq last month - is now considered to be the wealthiest terrorist organization in the world, with $2.2 billion in assets.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 04:45 pm
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