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Rare Gilded Death Mask Unearthed In Egypt
Discovery of the 2,000-year-old death mask is "a sensation," an expedition leader said, because most Egyptian dignitaries' tombs were looted in ancient times.
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Trump’s Cut To Utah Monument Is A 'Worst-Case Scenario’ For Historic Sites
The new Bears Ears National Monument boundary strips protections for approximately three-fourths of known archaeological treasures.
Earliest North American Human Footprints Found In Surprising Spot In Canada
The discovery suggests the ice-age humans may have used boats to travel among islands.
Papers From Blackbeard Wreckage Lead To 18th-Century Voyage Thriller
Bits of paper recovered from wreckage off the North Carolina coast reveal heart-pounding prose.
How About Visiting A Place Where You Can Never Set Foot In?
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More info: Lascaux. Tel: 05 53 50 99 10. www.lascaux.fr. Entrance fees: Adults 16 €; 10.40 € ages 5-12. Nocturnal visits
How a 2,700-year-old piece of papyrus super-charged the debate over UNESCO and Jerusalem
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This was not the first version of this resolution, which had already caused a scandal in the northern spring. The revised
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Summer Destination: Colonial Williamsburg
Barbara Ernst Prey
Artist, Member National Council on the Arts Advisory Board to ...
And, there's much more - the numismatic, archeological and musical instrument collection as well as early mechanical arts
Finding the Origin of Human Disease
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Riaan Rifkin, a prehistoric archaeologist, together with geneticists at the University of Pretoria, South Africa gets down to the root of origins of human disease pathogens in sub-Saharan Africa, the cradle of mankind.
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Bulldozer Operator Stumbles Upon Mammoth Skull In Oklahoma
The remains are at least 11,000 years old.
WATCH: Israeli Hiker Finds 2,000-Year-Old Gold Coin
Only one other coin of this type has been found, according to a coin expert.
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Archeologists Discover Treasures In Vasco Da Gama Shipwreck Off Oman Coast
The findings included an extremely rare "Indio" coin used for trade with India.
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The Bittersweetness of Remembrance
Photographer, Author - New York & Athens
"Ἔρος δηὖτέ μ᾽ ὀ λυσιμέλης δόνει, γλυκύπικρον ἀμάχανον ὄρπετον" About a year ago, Dirk Obbink, a papyrologist at the University
Best 50 Immersive Tours in Northeast USA
Publisher, GetawayMavens.com; Northeast getaway expert
Litchfield CT: White Flower Farm. Wander among the blooms at the famous flower and plant catalog come to life. Ask for a self-guided tour brochure in the shop, and be prepared to enter garden nirvana.
Revolutionary War-Era Ship Unearthed At D.C.-Area Construction Site
"It makes you wonder what else is hidden and underneath our ground here."
Anthropology, Survival, and Emergency Preparation
John Joseph Shea
Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University
How should we prepare for natural and man-made disasters? Few people will ever need the advanced survival skills many television programs and survivalist literature showcase. In fact, as it happens the most important survival skill of all is cooperation.
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Mummified Heart Proves Cardiovascular Disease Is At Least 400 Years Old
By Will Dunham, Reuters
The embalmed heart of a French knight showed signs of atherosclerosis.
Homo Naledi may be Two Million Years Old (Give or Take)
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There has been global interest in the announcement of new fossils from a cave called Rising Star in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site in South Africa. These fossils may represent a new species of the genus Homo.
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This Tooth Holds New Clues About Our Prehistoric Relatives
"Their teeth are large and quite different in that they lack features typical of present-day humans and also features typical of Neanderthals."
Assaf Peretz, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority
Ancient Greek Fort Found Under A Jerusalem Parking Lot
Archaeologists have been looking for the historic site of Acra for centuries.
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