Archaeology

Nigerian kidnappers demand $200,000 for German scientists

Feb 24, 2017

A worker at a Nigerian excavation site says kidnappers are demanding a ransom of 60 million naira (about $200,000) for a German archaeologist and his associate abducted this week at a remote northern village

IS stashed treasures in trenches, smashed walls to shock

Feb 24, 2017

For the roomful of archaeologists, scholars and Iraqi cultural officials on Friday, each neighborhood conquered in Mosul brought them one step closer to learning the fate of the ancient sites and artifacts seized by the Islamic State group

Iraq hopes to reclaim heritage lost to Islamic State group

Feb 23, 2017

Iraqi officials are calling for international help to reclaim archaeological sites and other heritage destroyed by Islamic State extremists

Nigeria says gunmen kidnap 2 Germans from northern village

Feb 22, 2017

Nigeria says gunmen kidnap 2 Germans with archaeology project from northern village

Albania promotes its underwater archaeology, for tourism

Feb 13, 2017

Albania is promoting the archaeological finds in the waters off its southwest coast to raise public interest and to attract attention of decision-makers who can help preserve the discoveries.

The Latest: Syria unveils new Hama statue to Assad's father

Feb 13, 2017

The Latest: Syria unveils statue of late President Hafez Assad in Hama, replacing one destroyed by protesters in 2011

Albania stops smugglers of 230 ancient Apollonia artifacts

Feb 12, 2017

Albanian police say they have prevented the smuggling of 230 archaeological artifacts from ancient Apollonia and have arrested two people

Hunting tools tell how first people in Denmark lived

Feb 10, 2017

A Danish town says archaeologists have found some 13,000-year-old hunting tools that give "a fantastic insight" into how some of the first people in Denmark lived

Israel finds cave said to have contained Dead Sea scrolls

Feb 8, 2017

Israel's Hebrew University says archaeologists have found a cave that once contained Dead Sea scrolls

Israel says Nazi camp excavations unearth link to Anne Frank

Jan 15, 2017

Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial says researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank

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