Archaeology Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Expanded Tut Exhibit Coming to California aRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | San Fernando Sun

    ... to Europe. "Its ornate artifacts and multimedia displays will stimulate interest in the many sciences related to archaeology," said Jeff Rudolph, president of the California Science Center. "Guests will also learn how the scientific analysis of his ...

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  2. Ancient Egypt mystery SOLVED? Secrets at burial site reveal ancient royal's INCEST historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Daily Star

    Egyptologists previously discovered the tomb of Ankhesenamun in the Valley of The Kings, where some of the ancient civilisation's rulers were buried. The search appeared to unravel the fate of the teen who suddenly disappeared shortly after the famous ruler died, aged just 18. Ankensenamun is believed to have led a wretched life and was forced to marry her father, Ankenaten, grandfather, Ay, and half-brother Tutankhamun.

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  3. Salmonella Could Have Caused 16th Century EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Scientific American

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  4. World's Longest Underwater Cave May Hold Mayan SecretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | News Max

    Divers in Mexico found the world's longest underwater cave when they discovered two separate caverns turned out to be connected. Sac Actun, the flooded cave in the northeastern Mexican state of Quintana Roo on the Yucatan Peninsula, turned out to be a total of 216 miles long, the longest underwater cave on record.

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  5. Archaeologists in Mexico Claim to Have Discovered the World's Longest Underwater CaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Time

    Archaeologists and divers on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula announced Wednesday that they found a passage connecting two underwater caves, creating what they say is the world's longest continuous flooded cave. Divers from the Great Maya Aquifer Project said the discovery has revealed a combined cave about 216 miles long.

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  6. Where to find Lisbon's best budget accommodationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Daily Mail

    Think Greece is just a tourist trap? Come to Kefalonia and find the island that time forgot World's longest underwater cave discovered in Mexico: Divers reveal that two areas previously thought to be separate actually form one 216-mile-long connected maze of caverns How long it REALLY takes for frostbite to occur: Interactive chart reveals how quickly it takes hold at different wind chill temperatures 'Senior gap year' up for grabs: Company is searching for a pensioner to blog about a free trip around the world Has Tutankhamun's tragic teenage wife finally been found? Archaeologists begin dig for the body of Ankhesenamun who 'married her father, her grandfather AND her half-brother' after discovering a new tomb Welcome to 'Big A***hole', 'Death-Murder' and 'I masturbate': The British towns that translate as something entirely different to foreign visitors Spanish holiday hotspots are ... (more)

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  7. World's Largest Underwater Cave DiscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | National Geographic

    January 17, 2018 - The world's longest underwater cave has been discovered near the city of Tulum, on Mexico's Yucatn Peninsula. The new discovery connects two previously known flooded caves into one 215-mile-long stretch.

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  8. Sri Lanka: More localities of village deities of Tamils to be Sinhalicised in Champoor regionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 16 | TamilNet Newswire

    A high-ranking official from the SL Archaeology Department was among the crew that visited the site of disputed temple. The official was particularly interested in inspecting the ground which was levelled for the extension of the temple building.

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  9. Remote Greek island was once covered in complex monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Daily Mail

    A remote Greek island known as the 'world's oldest maritime sanctuary' was once covered in complex monuments built using stone dug up six miles away. Excavations around the island of Keros have revealed the technological prowess of the small group of Greeks who lived there 4,500 years ago.

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  10. Biggest flooded cave on the planet found in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | ABC News

    A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the ancient Maya civilisation. The Gran Acuifero Maya , a project dedicated to the study and preservation of the subterranean waters of the Yucatan peninsula, said the 347-kilometre cave was identified after months of exploring a maze of underwater channels.

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  11. Largest known underwater cave on Earth discovered in Mexico; holds clues to Mayan civilizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Fox News

    ... "We've recorded more than 100 archaeological elements: the remains of extinct fauna, early humans, Mayan archaeology, ceramics and Mayan graves," de Anda is quoted as saying in the Mexico Daily News. "It's also very significant that this discovery ...

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  12. Scientists may finally know what caused the mysterious epidemic that killed millions of AztecsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Boy Genius

    In the 16th century, an epidemic wiped out approximately 80% of the Aztec population in when Central and South America. The horrific epidemic known as "cocoliztli" was responsible for killing millions of people in Mexico, Guatemala, and even as far as Peru.

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  13. Exploring the archaeological wonders of JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    In Jordan's extraordinary rose-red "Lost City" of Petra, I have just huffed up 700 zigzagging stone-carved steps to the ancient mountaintop High Place of Sacrifice with its sacred altar and goat blood drain. And now, along a dirt trail, I rest in a rug-draped souvenir stall while an octogenarian Bedouin woman - who is traditionally clad in a long embroidered madraga dress and grew up in a cave - deftly strings a fragrant necklace of dried cloves to sell me.

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  14. Norway's Stone Age Houses StudiedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Archaeology

    Silje Fretheim of Norwegian University of Science and Technology analyzed the excavation of 150 well-preserved Stone Age dwellings in Norway and found that some Mesolithic hunter-gatherers built pit houses that were maintained for 1,000 years. According to a report in Science Nordic , the earliest traces of homes are small rings of stones that secured tent flaps made of animal skins, and cleared surfaces with areas of debris from stone tool construction.

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  15. Government shutdown looms as GOP floats short-term billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Daily Mail

    SCRATCH MARKS on doors, carpets caked in filth and closets 'converted to CAGES': Owners of two Texas homes where California house of horror couple lived with their children before relocating reveal the conditions of properties they left behind Facebook selfie helps convict killer who strangled her best friend - because it shows the belt she used to throttle her Has Tutankhamun's tragic teenage wife finally been found? Archaeologists begin dig for the body of Ankhesenamun who 'married her father, her grandfather AND her half-brother' after discovering a new tomb More than 1,500 flights cancelled as 57 million East Coasters - from Florida to Maine - are hit with snow, ice and freezing cold temperatures 'He watched me in the shower': Aunt of 13 kids locked up in California house of horrors reveals how creepy dad eyed her when she stayed at their home and the couple skipped her parents' ... (more)

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  16. Angela Merkel clashes with Austrian leader Sebastian KurzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Daily Mail

    SCRATCH MARKS on doors, carpets caked in filth and closets 'converted to CAGES': Owners of two Texas homes where California house of horror couple lived with their children before relocating reveal the conditions of properties they left behind Facebook selfie helps convict killer who strangled her best friend - because it shows the belt she used to throttle her Has Tutankhamun's tragic teenage wife finally been found? Archaeologists begin dig for the body of Ankhesenamun who 'married her father, her grandfather AND her half-brother' after discovering a new tomb More than 1,500 flights cancelled as 57 million East Coasters - from Florida to Maine - are hit with snow, ice and freezing cold temperatures 'He watched me in the shower': Aunt of 13 kids locked up in California house of horrors reveals how creepy dad eyed her when she stayed at their home and the couple skipped her parents' ... (more)

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  17. Dancing on Ice star stars get into shape at rehearsalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Daily Mail

    SCRATCH MARKS on doors, carpets caked in filth and closets 'converted to CAGES': Owners of two Texas homes where California house of horror couple lived with their children before relocating reveal the conditions of properties they left behind Facebook selfie helps convict killer who strangled her best friend - because it shows the belt she used to throttle her Has Tutankhamun's tragic teenage wife finally been found? Archaeologists begin dig for the body of Ankhesenamun who 'married her father, her grandfather AND her half-brother' after discovering a new tomb More than 1,500 flights cancelled as 57 million East Coasters - from Florida to Maine - are hit with snow, ice and freezing cold temperatures 'He watched me in the shower': Aunt of 13 kids locked up in California house of horrors reveals how creepy dad eyed her when she stayed at their home and the couple skipped her parents' ... (more)

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  18. '306 Hollywood' Sneak Peek: Sundance's First NEXT...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Deadline

    When Elan and Jonathan Bogarn's Grandma Annette died, they were ordered to sell her cluttered New Jersey home and toss out everything inside. That seemingly mundane task became an extraordinary journey, and turned into 306 Hollywood , first-ever documentary to play the Sundance Film Festival 's NEXT section.

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  19. Explorers Find Underwater Route Connecting Maya CenotesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Archaeology

    Telesur reports that researchers from Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History have discovered a route through underwater limestone caves connecting the Sac Actun cenote and the Dos Ojos cenote. Maya pottery, human bones, and the bones of elephant-like creatures, giant sloths, bears, tigers, and extinct species of horses have been found in the tunnel-like caves, which range in width from 400 feet to just three feet.

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  20. Divers have found the biggest underwater cave in the world, and it could contain Mayan secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Boy Genius

    A team of divers have successfully explored a tunnel linking two gargantuan underwater cave systems in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, unlocking what they believe is the largest underwater cave system in the world. By discovering a tunnel that links Sac Actun, a 263-kilometer cave system near the beach resort of Tulum, with the 83km Dos Ojos system, researchers have proved the continuity of a 347-kilometer system, which would be the world's largest.

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