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  1. Byzantine Coin Hoard Unearthed Near Jerusalem | VideoRead the original story

    Tuesday | Live Science

    Archaeologists discovered a hidden cache of Byzantine coins, concealed in a stone niche in an ancient settlement on the road to Jerusalem. [Full Story]

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  2. Legendary tomb of Jesus resurrectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Yahoo!

    Believed by the devout to house the final resting place of Jesus Christ, Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre will open to the public on Wednesday after nearly a year of restoration. An ongoing dispute between the religious groups controlling the site had brought the burial place, known as the Edicule, to the brink of collapse.

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  3. Mythical treasure proven realRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    Golden ingot and jewellery unearthed during an archaeological excavation in China's Sichuan Province. More than 10,000 gold and silver items that sank to the bottom of a river over 300 years ago have been recovered.

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  4. Pyramid-shaped tomb is unearthed in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Unexplained Mysteries

    The discovery was made in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, at the site of an old village where builders had been preparing to begin work on a new residential compound. Believed to be part of an ancient burial site, the intriguing tomb, which is around 6ft high, was found alongside a cylindrical coffin in a chamber measuring 30 meters long by 8 meters wide.

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  5. $100M in artifacts shipped from Egypt, Turkey to U.S.Read the original story

    Tuesday | CBS News

    This 2,000-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus was found by U.S. law enforcement and was returned to Egypt in 2011. About $50 million worth of artifacts and antiques were shipped from both Egypt and Turkey to the United States in 2016 - the highest annual value from each of those countries in at least 20 years, according to U.S. Census Bureau documents.

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  6. Researcher studying erosion's impact on Mi'kmaq historical sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chronicle Herald

    A human bone is visible from the top of the bank at the Ingonish United Church graveyard. Erosion is taking its toll on graves and properties along the coast all across the province.

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  7. A Winged Bull and a Whirl of Cream Will Be London's Next Big Public ArtworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hyperallergic

    The hunt for the sculptures to sit next on Trafalgar Square's famed Fourth Plinth is over. As the Mayor of London announced , the small but towering stage for public art - arguably the most prominent in the world - will host works by the Chicago-based Michael Rakowitz and Londoner Heather Phillipson in 2018 and 2020, respectively.

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  8. Restoration of Jesus' tomb is completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | UPI

    A Greek team announced the finish to the restoration of the tomb of Jesus, a $4 million project in Jerusalem which took nearly a year to complete. The site is a cave where Roman Catholics and Orthodox Catholics believe Jesus was entombed and then was resurrected.

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  9. Let the Water Tell the Story: Leading with Landscape III Convenes in San Antonio, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Dirt

    San Antonio's historic downtown is the main draw for a tourism industry with a $13 billion impact. The history is about as thick as it gets for a U.S. city, but the downtown's commodification has taken a toll.

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  10. Bronze Coins Engraved with Byzantine Emperors Found in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | LiveScience

    Nine bronze coins dating to the Byzantine period were found in the remains of a settlement near a highway to Jerusalem. About 1,400 years ago in Israel, a bag holding nine bronze coins was carefully hidden inside a niche in a building's wall.

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  11. Rosewood San Miguel de Allende Adds First Art ConciergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hotel Business

    ... and Classics at the University of Edinburgh in 2015; studied at the University of Bologna, working in field archaeology at the Marzabotto excavation site; and volunteered at the Medieval Museum of Bologna. "Given that so much of art looks back to ...

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  12. Restoration of Jesus's tomb completed in JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Financial Times

    ... more iron or wooden implements between us and the place," said Father Eugenio Alliata, a professor of Christian archaeology from the Franciscan order, which has played a traditional custodial role in Jerusalem's holy places, in collaboration with ...

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  13. Europe's Biggest Construction Project Unearths 8,000 Years of London HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... London. We've been amazed at the quantity, tens of thousands of artifacts," said Jackie Keily, curator of "The Archaeology of Crossrail" exhibition at the Museum of London - itself housed in a 200-year-old shipping warehouse in the old docks next to ...

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  14. In Photos: A Mummy Hand and Other Artifacts Smuggled Into the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Live Science

    ... United States. Law enforcement found them, and they were returned to Egypt in July 2011. Owen Jarus writes about archaeology and all things about humans' past for Live Science. Owen has a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Toronto and a ...

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  15. $100 Million in Artifacts Shipped from Egypt & Turkey to US in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Live Science

    This 2,000-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus was found by U.S. law enforcement and was returned to Egypt in 2011. About $50 million worth of artifacts and antiques were shipped from both Egypt and Turkey to the United States in 2016 - the highest annual value from each of those countries in at least 20 years, according to U.S. Census Bureau documents.

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  16. News | Archaeologist Who Found Holocaust Escape Tunnels to Speak at ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Go Local

    Dr. Richard Freund, the archaeologist who discovered hidden holocaust escape tunnels in Lithuania will host a lecture at Clark University. The lecture titled "Escape from the Holocaust: Geoscience and Archaeology," will take place on Thursday, March 30 at 7 p.m. In lecture, Freund will discuss his work in Vilna, Lithuania, where he and an excavation team used electrical resistivity tomography technology to uncover an escape tunnel which had been hidden for 70 years.

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  17. 'Ghosts' In The Arctic: How The Long-Lost Franklin Expedition Was FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WGBH

    The last time I talked with Paul Watson, I reached him aboard a Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker in the Arctic, via satellite phone. That was three years ago, and Watson, a columnist for The Toronto Star, was alongside archaeologists who had just located one of two sunken ships lost in the Franklin Expedition, back in the 1840s.

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  18. Riverbed offers up clues on lost ancient treasuresRead the original story

    Tuesday | China Daily

    ... about 1,000 vessels was attacked and destroyed in 1646, according to the Sichuan Provincial Cultural Relics and Archaeology Research Institute. Zhang, a native of Shaanxi province, led a farmer's uprising during the late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). He ...

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  19. Ancient Byzantine coins unearthed during highway construction project in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Bawaba

    Ancient coins from the Byzantine Empire era displayed during a press tour of the authority's storerooms on March 19, 2017. Nine rare bronze coins , buried beneath the ruins of buildings that served Christian pilgrims on their way to Jerusalem, were found during excavations for a highway-widening project in Israel.

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  20. Archaeology students seek answers to lost civilization Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Pocono Record

    In a lab in Frick Hall at California University of Pennsylvania, archaeology students sift through the finds of digs stored for as much as four decades. They are searching for clues to civilizations as much as two millennia old.

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