Archaeology

In Gaza, Hamas levels an ancient treasure

Oct 6, 2017

Ignoring protests, Hamas is leveling a rare Bronze Age archaeological site in Gaza to pave the way for a housing development

Archaeologists may have discovered St. Nick's bones

Oct 5, 2017

Turkish archaeologists believe they may have discovered the remains of St. Nicholas _ from whom the legend of Santa Claus emerged _ beneath a church at his birthplace in southern Turkey

Rich ancient shipwreck off Greece yields more bronze statues

Oct 4, 2017

Greece's Culture Ministry says archaeologists revisiting one of the most famous shipwrecks of ancient times off southern Greece have found fragments of bronze statues and a section of the wooden hull

Greek officials ease standoff on Athens development project

Oct 3, 2017

Greek officials have eased a standoff on a key bailout-related land development project by diluting demands for much of the plot at the former Athens international airport to be listed as an archaeological site

This old outhouse: Privy tied to Paul Revere is excavated

Sep 29, 2017

Archaeologists are excavating what they believe was the site of an outhouse next door to Paul Revere's home in Boston

Greece: Missing UK hiker may have been mauled by animals

Sep 26, 2017

A missing British tourist may have been mauled to death and devoured by wild animals while hiking between archaeological sites in northern Greece

UK approves Stonehenge tunnel, diverted to ease druid dismay

Sep 12, 2017

British authorities have approved a contentious road tunnel under Stonehenge, but altered its route so it doesn't impede views of the sun during the winter solstice

NY museum gets vast collection of Colonial-era artifacts

Sep 8, 2017

More than 100,000 artifacts from one of the earliest European settlements in North America are now housed at an upstate New York museum located near where the objects were discovered more than 40 years ago

Researchers discover 2 century-old shipwrecks in Lake Huron

Sep 1, 2017

Maritime archaeologists have discovered two shipwrecks more than a century old in the deep waters of Lake Huron

Peru discovers in pre-Incan site tomb of 16 Chinese migrants

Aug 24, 2017

Peruvian archeologists have discovered in a sacred pre-Incan site the bodies of 16 men from China who arrived to South America almost two centuries ago as semi-enslaved coolies

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