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  1. Israeli archaeologists discover royal passageway to King Herod's hilltop palaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Canada.com

    Plans by King Herod, one of Jewish history's most eminent yet reviled figures, to leave an elaborate memorial to himself have been discovered by Israeli archaeologists at a controversial site in the occupied West Bank. A team of researchers from Jerusalem's Hebrew University uncovered the evidence in the form of a monumental entry way at the Herodian Hilltop Palace, part of the Herodium National Park, southeast of the Palestinian city of Bethlehem.

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  2. Cuba, a cultural bridge between the AmericasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Examiner.com

    Narrow ocean channels separate Cuba from North America, the Yucatan Peninsula and Hispaniola. Cuba was obviously the nexus across which the peoples, crops and ideas of the Americas crisscrossed.

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  3. Six Clay Seals Discovered In Israel Linked To Era Of Kings David And SolomonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Switched

    ... or if it happened much later, perhaps as late as the 8th century B.C. In the December 2014 issue of Near Eastern Archaeology, Hardin argues that these bullae are proof that complex governmental organization happened at Khirbet Summeily during the ...

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  4. Movie review: This a Museuma entry should be closed to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Pocono Record

    The second, “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” also did well, though its profits didn't come near the heights of its predecessor. And so here we go again, with the same cast playing the same roles, but as in the second film, acting it out in a different location.

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  5. Cathedral Builders Reinforced Stone With IronRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Archaeology

    A team of French researchers from the Laboratoire archA omatA riaux et prA vision de l'altA ration , the Laboratoire de mesure du carbone 14, and the UniversitA Paris 8, has extracted carbon from the iron used to support Gothic cathedrals, and used radiocarbon dating and archaeological evidence to determine that such reinforcements had been implemented in the initial phase of construction. It had been thought that metal reinforcements were added during later modifications or repairs to the stone structures.

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  6. Royal Entryway Discovered at Herod's PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Archaeology

    A monumental entryway to the Herodian Hilltop Palace at Herodium National Park has been unearthed by a team from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem . The entryway features a complex system of arches spanning its width on three separate levels, and a palace vestibule decorated with frescoes.

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  7. Pharaoh statue rises again in EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | CNN

    A newly restored statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III was unveiled on Sunday in Luxor, Egypt. The statue is the second standing statue of the pharaoh to be restored and unveiled this year.

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  8. Ancient clay seals may shed light on biblical kings, governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | CBC News

    ... used to seal documents or expensive goods, are described in a brief article in the December issue of Near East Archaeology. "They're little bitty mud balls but they're really important because of what they suggest about what's going on," Hardin, the ...

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  9. Ancient clay seals may shed new light on King DavidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Times of Israel

    ... used to seal documents or expensive goods, are described in a brief article in the December issue of Near East Archaeology. "They're little bitty mud balls but they're really important because of what they suggest about what's going on," Hardin, the ...

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  10. Ancient clay seals may shed light on biblical eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Newms360.com

    ... used to seal documents or expensive goods, are described in a brief article in the December issue of Near East Archaeology. "They're little bitty mud balls but they're really important because of what they suggest about what's going on," Hardin, the ...

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  11. Newly discovered Stonehenge site could "rewrite...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | RedOrbit

    A 6,000-year-old encampment has been found close to the world famous heritage site of Stonehenge, UK, in a discovery which archaeologists believe "could rewrite British history," because of the information it adds to Britain's prehistoric timeline. The site also adds detail to the lifestyle and diet of prehistoric people, but there are concerns that a planned road tunnel nearby could destroy the project.

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  12. Archaeologists discover royal passageway to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | RedOrbit

    Part of the of unique palace entry complex discovered at Herodian Hilltop Palace by Hebrew University archaeologists. Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Institute of Archaeology have discovered a monumental entryway to a unique palace constructed by King Herod The Great.

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  13. Local Bank Supports Royall House & Slave QuartersRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Inside Medford

    Medford's Royall House and Slave Quarters was recently awarded a generous sponsorship grant for Giving Voice, this fall's annual benefit event. The generosity of the East Cambridge Savings Bank will support the core mission of the Royall House and Slave Quarters to educate young people and the general public on the history of northern colonial slavery while preserving two historically and architecturally significant buildings.

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  14. Lasers shed new light on life aboard the Mary RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Gizmag

    ... circumstances. In 1982, the rediscovered ship was raised to the surface in a remarkable feat of underwater archaeology. Because the ship sank so quickly and due to the top deck being fitted with anti-boarding netting, over 400 men went down with her ...

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  15. British prehistory could be rewritten following a remarkable...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | This is Gloucestershire

    The remnants of an untouched and ancient encampment around 6,000 years old has been unearthed close to the monument near Salisbury in Wiltshire. Professor Tim Darvill, a Bournemouth University archaeologist and Stonehenge expert, was quoted by Huffington Post saying: "This is the most important discovery in over 60 years."

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  16. Building a tunnel under Stonehenge could 'wreck chances of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Daily Mail

    Building a tunnel under Stonehenge could 'wreck chances of unlocking secrets of ancient site' after discovery of new settlement in path of dual carriageway Archaeologists who discovered an ancient site which could be key to unlocking the mysteries surrounding Stonehenge are calling on the government to rethink plans for a tunnel under the 5,000 year-old monument. Plans were announced last month for the 1.8 mile tunnel, costing up to A 1billion, underneath the World Heritage Site in Wiltshire to help relieve one of Britain's most traffic-congested roads.

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  17. 'Homely' Ancient Rock Boost King David's Claim to ExistenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Forward

    ... a depiction of the Jewish God, have been "curiously" ignored in reviews of the Met's exhibit, notes the Biblical Archaeology Society website. Steven Fine, a professor of Jewish history and director of the Center for Israel Studies at Yeshiva ...

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  18. Magic of ancient tablet and this series is fadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Philly.com

    Lancelot , left, and Larry Daley plan the next move to save the magic. Eight years and $987,587,011 in box office loot later, the third and promised final chapter in the Night at the Museum franchise is upon us.

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  19. Syriaa s ancient sites, damaged by war, now draw lootersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    ... in the nearly four-year-old civil war "is virtually unprecedented" in modern history, said Michael Danti, an archaeology professor at Boston University. He also is the co-director of the American Schools of Oriental Research Syrian Heritage ...

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  20. Collectable trio pickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... the country's foremost foragers, traveling coast to coast in search of forgotten treasures. He also owns Antique Archaeology, a specialty shop that sells antiques, vintage items and folk art in the sleepy town of Le Claire, Iowa. According to ...

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