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  1. Archaeological digs reveal details about Detroit's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Hastings Tribune

    But together, they tell a story of gritty work life in one of Detroit's oldest neighborhoods.


  2. North Dakota Man Helps Tell State's HistoryRead the original story

    1 hr ago | US News & World Report

    ... for a Minneapolis corporation. "I was looking for a new challenge and had always been interested in history and archaeology," he told the Minot Daily News . He volunteered for one of the nine-day Beacon Island project sessions and ended up being ...


  3. Human bones to reveal "true cradle of Christianity"Read the original story

    16 min ago |

    A major dig 30 years ago unearthed thousands of bones which will now be used to establish whether Whithorn is Scotland's true cradle of Christianity. A study of human bones found in their thousands more than 30 years ago is set to determine whether Christianity had a foothold in Scotland before St Columba landed on Iona.


  4. Turin Shroud conceals a bloody secretRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 |

    ... Shroud are only consistent with a standing subject with arms at a ca 45 degree angle," the study reads. RELATED: Archaeology of Star Wars reveals an ancient truth " This angle is different from that necessary for the forearm stains, which require ...


  5. Pre-Preview of the renovated WNMU MuseumRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Grant County Beat

    Fleming Hall, which was built 100 years ago in June, 1918, has housed basketball games and classrooms. Faint basketball lines are still slightly visible on the original maple floors, which have been recently refinished.


  6. Mexico earthquake reveals lost ancient temple inside pyramidRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A 7.1-magnitude earthquake which hit Mexico last September caused considerable damage to the country's historical sites - including the Teopanzolco pyramid in the southern state of Morelos. But the earthquake has also revealed a temple nestled inside the large pyramid - which is thought to date back to 1150 and to belong to the Tlahuica culture, one of the Aztec peoples living in Mexico.


  7. Protection announced for medieval wreck discovered on Kent mudflatsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    An "incredible" Tudor shipwreck found on mudflats in Kent by local volunteers looking for demolished Second World War pillboxes has been given protection. The medieval wreck was discovered at Tankerton Beach, near Whitstable, by members of a local history and archaeology group who spotted timbers of the ship appearing out of the sand next to a lump of exploded concrete.


  8. 1800s technology unearthed in Spokane projectRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... white settlers. Following examinations by anthropologists and officials from the Washington state Office of Archaeology and Preservation, the remains and coffin were replaced where they were found and the site was added to a list of historic ...


  9. A recently discovered gilded mummy mask dating back some 2,500 years.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New York Post

    Archaeologists in Egypt stumbled upon a new discovery dating back to more than 2,500 years ago near Egypt's famed pyramids at an ancient necropolis south of Cairo. The discovery which includes a mummification workshop and a shaft, used as a communal burial place, is located at the Saqqara necropolis of Memphis, the first capital of ancient Egypt.


  10. New Egypt Ancient Burial Site Could Help Reveal Mummification SecretsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    A picture taken on July 14, 2018 shows statuettes on display in front of the step pyramid of Saqqara, south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo The 2,500-year-old site, which includes mummies, masks, and the balms used for mummification, is considered an important archaeological discovery. The ancient site were discovered 30 meters underground, adjacent to the Saqqara necropolis near the Great Pyramids, south of Cairo, on Saturday.


  11. Fairbanks archaeologist finds surprising connection between prehistoric China and Alaska cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Function is not clear. 9.9 cm height. (Courtesy of Liu Bin, Zhejiang Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology) Jade cong, ritual artifact, found at Burial 12 at Fanshan Neolithic Cemetery, Zhejiang Province, China. Function is not ...


  12. ISU students dig into history of 800-year-old villageRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Legal Record

    Illinois State Professor Logan Miller and his students sift through the collected soil in search of artifacts. The senior anthropology major was shoveling deep into a layer of clay-thick black soil when she struck something hard.


  13. After 44 years at The Columbian hea s historyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Gun-Marie Olsson popped her head out of the women's restroom and called for her husband to hurry over. She wanted him to check out the ceiling.


  14. A closer look at Saqqara's unique discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Egypt Today

    The discovery was unveiled south of King Unas' Pyramid in Saqqara by an Egyptian-German mission from the TA1 4bingen University. The mission also found a gilded sliver mummy mask in one of the burial chambers of the main shaft attached to the mummification workshop.


  15. 7 Of Italy's Most Spectacular Beaches To Visit NowRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Cala Corsara, Spargi island in the Maddalena archipelago off the northern coast of Sardinia. Photo by Luca Picciau/REDACO/UIG via Getty Images Italy's riches extend to its 7600-kilometer coastline where you can find dozens of beaches with such lavish beauty it's hard to decide which one to choose.


  16. Traces of Ancient Civilization were Found in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

    The archaeologists of the UK have discovered previously unknown traces of ancient structures that look like markings in the fields. The find was made possible by the heat, because of which the grass above the ruins, hidden by a thin layer of soil, grew differently than in the surrounding terrain.


  17. In Ireland, Drought And A Drone Revealed The Outline Of An Ancient HengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... rse in 1976, there was no such thing as drones, and there was much less emphasis on aerial photography or aerial archaeology ... " And then, he says, there was the sheer luck of having a grainfield right on top of the remains of the henge.


  18. New temples, stones found in Turkey's Gobeklitepe siteRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Turkish Daily News

    Archeologists have discovered new temples and standing stones in GA beklitepe, an archeological site located in Turkey's southeastern AzanlA urfa province. In an interview with state-run Anadolu Agency, Mehmet A-nal, the head of the Archeology Department at Harran University in AzanlA urfa , said at least 15 more mega-monumental temples and more than 200 standing stones were discovered as part of geophysical surveys in the region.


  19. Archeologists Discover 15 New Temples in Turkey's GobeklitepeRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Archeologists have discovered new temples and standing stones in Gobeklitepe, an archeological site located in Turkey's southeastern Sanliurfa province. In an interview, Mehmet Onal, the head of the Archeology Department at Harran University in Sanliurfa, said at least 15 more mega monumental temples and more than 200 standing stones were discovered as part of geophysical surveys in the region.


  20. Oops! Federal officials divulge secret info about Native American artifactsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago |

    ... it violated the state's privacy restrictions. "That's a big screwup," said Paul Reed, an archaeologist with Archaeology Southwest , a nonprofit science organization based in Arizona. "If you were a pot hunter wanting to work in southeastern Utah and ...