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  1. Titanic artifacts valued at $200M head for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBS News

    More than a century after the Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg, costing 1,503 people their lives, the highest bidder at an October auction will walk away with 5,500 artifacts retrieved from its wreckage. The collection is being sold to satisfy the bankruptcy debts of Premier Exhibitions, the company that collected them from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean and mounted exhibitions around the world to show them off.

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  2. Captain Cook's ship 'FOUND' - " Wreck of vessel used 250 years ago located off US coastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Star

    ... coast of the US. Archaeologists from the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) and the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) said the origins of the ship can't be confirmed until its remnants are excavated which researchers expect ...

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  3. 5,000-year-old baskets, ropes and nets discovered in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Fossilised baskets, ropes and nets that date back to the early Bronze Age, between 3,100 BCE and 2,700 BCE, have recently been discovered, the National Museum Oman has announced. The new set of archaeological discoveries were found at a human settlement near Ra's Al Hadd and are over 5,000 years old.

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  4. Egypt Diggers Discover Linen-Wrapped Mummy in Stone Coffin in AswanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    An Egyptian archeological mission working at the Aga Khan site in Aswan's west bank have discovered a sculpted sandstone sarcophagus, containing an intact mummy wrapped in linen. Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa al-Waziri announced in a Tuesday statement that the sarcophagus was unearthed in a cemetery dating to the Late Period of ancient Egypt.

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  5. The world's oldest drawing has just been discovered in a South African caveRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Said to be the earliest human drawing, scientists have discovered a 73,000-year old sketch in ochre crayon in a cave in South Africa. The heritage site near Still Bay in the Western Cape has yielded a treasure trove of artifacts, which point to the cognitive development of early humans.

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  6. The Identity of This Remarkably Well-Preserved Egyptian Mummy Remains a MysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | LiveScience

    This well-preserved mummy, wrapped in linen bandages, was found inside a sandstone sarcophagus in a 2,500-year-old tomb at Aswan, in southern Egypt. The identity of the mummy is unclear.

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  7. The raiders burrowed under the Xin Yu heritage site. Photo: Handout.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Around 140 people arrested after crime syndicate that burrowed into graves to steal ancient bronzes at Unesco World Heritage Site in Henan was broken up by police A crime syndicate that tunnelled into 3,000-year-old royal tombs in central China and stole hundreds of priceless artefacts has been broken up by police, according to local media reports. Local police said they had recovered around 700 artefacts that had been stolen from the royal tombs at the ruins of Yin Xu, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Henan province, officers told a press conference on Monday.

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  8. HMB Endeavour found: One of the greatest maritime mysteries of all time solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Age

    ... coast of the US. Archaeologists from the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project will release a detailed 3D image of the site in Newport Harbour where they believe the ship is located. Peter Dexter, the ...

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  9. Captain James Cook's HMS Endeavour is finally found nearly 250...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... Archaeologists learned 20 years ago that the ship was scuttled in Newport Harbour. But the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP), said experts have 'narrowed the search for the Endeavour from a fleet of thirteen vessels to five, and now ...

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  10. Wreckage May Be From Endeavour, Ship That Explored World and Charted AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... spanned decades, the remains of the Endeavour, however decrepit, may have been located. The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project said that on Friday it would detail the results of its study of what lies at the bottom of Newport Harbor, and it is ...

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  11. Experts edge closer to finding Cook's shipRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Shepparton News Online

    ... Shirani Aththas told AAP. The discovery by archaeologists from the museum and the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) is significant, but there is still a lot of work to be done. "If the analysis shows that it's American timber then it's ...

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  12. Maritime mystery: Captain Cook's ship appears to have been foundRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Gurneys Resort. Archaeologists from the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) and the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) will release a 3D photogrammetric image of the site at the official announcement in the US later this week. ...

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  13. Cook's Endeavour may have been found in USRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Benalla Ensign

    US and Australian archaeologists hunting for Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour may have finally discovered its location on the east coast of America. The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project and the Australian National Maritime Museum teamed up to search for the HMS Endeavour and will announce their results at an event in Rhode Island on Friday.

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  14. Highclere Castle Celebrates Start of Filming for 'Downton Abbey' MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WETA-TV Arlington

    Just before Highclere Castle closed for the season and filming for Downton Abbey commenced, the Carnarvons threw a World War I themed event. Downton Abbey is on the verge of achieving the ultimate validation in fandom in the 21st century: Six Seasons and a Movie.

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  15. Piece of Camden's heritage discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Macarthur Advertiser

    An unexpected find at a construction site in Elderslie could provide an interesting insight into a piece of Camden's past. A Camden Council spokesman said about 30 bottles and shards of plates were found during the excavation works for a new amenities building at the site.

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  16. Archaeologist uncover likely birthplace of Henry VIIRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Milford Mercury

    The Dyfed Archaeological Trust started a two-week excavation of Pembroke castle earlier this month, hoping to find the birthplace of Henry Tudor. The dig was organised by trust members, James Meek and Medieval castle expert Neil Ludlow as part of a wider investigation at the castle.

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  17. Science Channel to Premiere UNEARTHEDRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Digging up the deepest secrets of history's great civilizations Science Channel's top-rated archaeology series UNEARTHED is back with ten new episodes beginning Tuesday, October 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Using scientific investigations and explosive animation to unearth the hidden secrets of iconic monuments, the series answers questions that have confounded experts for generations.

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  18. Armenian and Polish archaeologists uncover burial site in MetsavorRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Groong

    Armenian and Polish archaeologists have resumed excavations in the territory of Metsamor archaeological site since August 31. The works are implemented in the scope of the agreement between Armenian "Center of Protection of Historical Environment and Cultural Museum-Reservations" NCSO and Warsaw's institute of Archaeology. As the Center of Protection of Historical Environment NCSO reported, the current excavations are focused on the archeological layers of urban area to the north of Metsamor citadel dating from as early as XI-VIII BC.

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  19. Skeletons, bracelets, pottery and even a leg of lamb - the Roman items discovered at dig in WintertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Is Grimsby

    Archaeologists carrying out a dig at a Roman cemetery site in North Lincolnshire have revealed some of the items they have found. More than 60 human remains of men, women and children have been uncovered at the site, off North Street in Winterton, during the dig by Allen Archaeology.

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  20. Inside the North Lincolnshire site where more than 60 human remains have been uncoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Is Grimsby

    ... of men, women and children almost 2,000 years old have been uncovered. Natasha Powers, senior manager at Allen Archaeology, which is carrying out the dig, said: "We have more than 60 human remains. We have some very deep graves." She said a ...

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