Archaeology

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

Egypt archaeologists uncover tombs dating back to Roman era

Aug 24, 2017

Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered 5 tombs from Roman era, dating back to more than 2,000 years

Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers

Aug 17, 2017

Archaeologists say DNA from ancient bones of domesticated turkeys provides a clue into the mysterious exodus of cliff dwellers from southwestern Colorado 700 years ago

Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years

Aug 16, 2017

Egyptian archaeologists discover tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period

Wrecks, sunken treasures lie under Albania's coastal waters

Aug 2, 2017

On the seabed off the rugged shores of Albania, one of the world's least explored underwater coastlines, lies a wealth of treasures. The country is examining how best to protect them while opening them up to visitors

Archaeologists at Angkor Wat find large buried statue

Jul 31, 2017

Archaeologists at Cambodia's Angkor Wat temple complex studying the site of a hospital from eight to nine centuries ago say they have found a large statue in their excavations

Greek archaeological sites change opening hours due to heat

Jul 12, 2017

Greece's Culture Ministry says that all Greek archaeological sites, including Athens' internationally famed Acropolis, will shut during midday hours due to a predicted heat wave.

Hobby Lobby accused of hypocrisy amid smuggling case

Jul 6, 2017

Hobby Lobby is caught up in an antiquities-smuggling scandal that has opened the company to accusations of hypocrisy

US Navy recovers cannon to identify 200-year-old shipwreck

Jun 3, 2017

A cannon that rested off Rhode Island's shore has been raised from the site where a schooner commanded by a War of 1812 hero sank

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