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  1. Archaeologist identifies Wolfe family cemetery near LewesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cape Gazette

    When construction workers discovered an unmarked cemetery in the Hawkseye community last fall, they may have unexpectedly uncovered a family plot of one of the Cape Region's most recognizable names. Hired to identify and remove all graves on the site, archaeologist Edward Otter spent the last year learning just who was buried in a wooded area near the Junction and Breakwater Trail.


  2. Speed Freak Killers: More allegations that sheriff botched recovery...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    Police investigate the burial site of the "Speed Freak Killers," at a ranch in Linden, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. Two prominent scientists have added to the chorus of criticism of the embattled San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office over its 2012 excavation of a Central Valley well that held victims of the "Speed Freak Killers," according to court documents, saying the recovery effort was flawed and failed to follow established standards.


  3. Entrance in a wellRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Day

    There are plans to establish a museum-bunker of the famous artist in Rivne region. According to Mykola Fedoryshyn, author of the idea, no similar locations have been built in western Ukraine yet.


  4. Mystetsky Arsenal: backstage viewRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Day

    This museum complex is launching the "Mystetsky Arsenal. Backstage View. History.


  5. Splendours of Egypt's 'Atlantis': Lost treasures of sunken cities...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    PICTURED: Australian surfers' firebombed van in which Mexico police found charred human remains - as families hold little hope the pair made it out of El Chapo's cartel-ridden Sinaloa alive White Chicago cop who killed black teenager Laquan McDonald by shooting him 16 times is released from jail after police union helps his family raise 10% of his $1.5m bond BREAKING NEWS: AirAsia jet crash which killed all 162 on board was caused by cracked flight computer and 'subsequent crew actions', say investigators Emails show Clinton staff asked NFL for help spinning Hillary's concussion and reveal how she couldn't find 'Homeland' on her TV Planned Parenthood suspected shooter makes first court appearance as his ex-wife reveals he was an 'extremely evangelical Christian obsessed with the world coming to an end' REVEALED: Planned Parenthood murder suspect was charged with raping a woman in 1992 ... (more)


  6. Walking through Tughlaq's forgotten cityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    A solitary eagle soars high above the cursed fort, its stone battlements bleached gold as the promontory upon which they rest. From the tomb across the busy road, I gaze at its ramparts, wondering how something so mammoth could have been erected in barely four years.


  7. The Great Exodus Debate: Agnostic Archaeology vs Biblical HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... claims that a gross error was made in reading an Egyptian hieroglyph 100 years ago, upon which entire schools of archaeology base their research. Egyptologist David Rohl says he prefers to "let the evidence speak for itself." The Great Exodus Debate ...


  8. Imitation proves to be valuable learning tool throughout human historyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press

    ... ivory or bone to make knives, harpoons and other more elaborate tools," he said. Curtis Runnels, a professor of archaeology in CAS, teachesa class called "Ancient Technology," in which he has previously taught undergraduate students how to make ...


  9. Speaking in tonguesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

    IN reply to Tony Kelly's letter the Gaelic language originated during the Neolithic Period as an artificial language used by traders, a sort of Esperanto of its time. Its origin as an artificially created language is made clear within numerous Irish Annals.


  10. New Plymouth archaeologist Daniel McCurdy replaces spade with laserRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    ... d to Auckland to study for his masters, he says. "I thought what is the practical application of this and that's archaeology. Leah and I


  11. New technology driving the international scramble for shipwreck treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Dan Porter, a Florida captain who led the expedition to find the galleon San Jose in the Gulf of Panama, surveying a site off the coast of South Carolina, earlier this month. Miami: The Spanish galleon San Jose was overloaded with 200 passengers and 700 tons of cargo on a summer night in 1631 when it smashed into a rock off the Pacific coast of Panama, spilling silver coins and bars into the Gulf of Panama.


  12. Radar Scans Reveal Hidden Chambers In Tutankhamuna s TombRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves is leading the hunt for what may very well be the final resting place of Queen Nefertiti. 3,300 years later, we're still discovering new information about the most infamous of Egypt's monarchs.


  13. Egypt experts are '90 per cent positive' there's a secret...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    When Nicholas Reeves announced in August that he'd found the tomb of the ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti concealed behind a wall in the burial chamber of King Tut, it seemed like another outlandish theory from another Egyptologist hoping to make his mark. After all, Nefertiti has been dead for 3,345 years, and no one has found her final resting place in that time.


  14. Ancient Metal Type Found in KaesongRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    A piece of Koryo-era metal type predating what is believed to be the world's oldest book printed with movable metal type in 1377, has been unearthed in the North Korean border town of Kaesong. The piece was excavated from Manwoldae, a Koryo Dynasty palace in Kaesong, during a joint-Korean project, said Choi Kwang-sik of Korea University who leads the project.


  15. Israel aims to recreate wines drunk by King David and Jesus, and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | National Post

    The new crisp, acidic and mineral white from a high-end Israeli winery was aged for eight months - or, depending on how you look at it, at least 1,800 years. The wine, called marawi and released last month by Recanati Winery , is the first commercially produced by Israel's growing modern industry from indigenous grapes.


  16. A Special Day Trip to the Athens RivieraRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    However you decide to go, whether by taxi or tour, a day trip to Cape Sounio on the Attica Peninsula is a connection to one of the most famous of all Greek myths. With the remains of the Temple of Poseidon perched on a promontory overlooking the deep blue waters of the Aegean, you can see visible evidence of the early temple and the spot where Aegeus threw himself off the cliff in despair, thinking his son to be dead, giving the name Aegean to the waters.


  17. Just what the Pharaoh orderedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    A man takes pictures of the golden sarcophagus of King Tutankhamen in his burial chamber in Luxor on Saturday. Luxor, Egypt, Nov. 30: For weeks, a group of explorers have scanned the walls of a tomb in the Valley of the Kings, using radar and infrared devices, in the hopes that science might confirm one Egyptologist's theory: that hidden behind a wall of King Tutankhamen's burial chamber sits the long-sought tomb of Queen Nefertiti.


  18. Sunken-Treasure Hunting Technology Is Better Than EverRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Gawker

    As you may have heard, technology is changing everything. Including, according to this New York Times story , treasure hunting! Actually, technology isn't "changing" treasure hunting: it's making it easier, which is catalyzing the dispute over to whom a deteriorating, treasure-laden, underwater shipwreck actually belongs.


  19. Cradle of Civilization in PerilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Discover

    In the mid-13th century, a Mongol invasion cut a wide swath of cultural ruin through the Middle East, including the destruction of the great library of Baghdad. It took the region centuries to recover.


  20. 99% chance of hidden chambers in King Tutankhamun's tombRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sunday Herald

    There is a 90% chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun's tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the 3,300-year-old mausoleum. Researchers say the discovery of a new chamber could shine new light on one of ancient Egypt's most turbulent times, and one prominent researcher has theorised that the remains of Queen Nefertiti might be inside.